Miss Adriana De Palma

Miss Adriana De Palma

Researcher Co-Investigator,NERC

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Diversity and Informatics Division
Contact: email

Purvis Lab

Adriana De Palma, Andrew PurvisIsabel FentonVictoria Burton

Qualifications

Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College London, UK, 2011 - 2016

MRes Entomology, Distinction, Imperial College London, UK, 2010 - 2011

BSc Biology, 1st Class with honours, University of Sussex, UK, 2006 - 2009

Employment history

Academic

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Natural History Museum, UK, 2015 - ongoing

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Natural History Museum, UK, 2015 - 2015

Research Intern, Institute of Zoology, UK, 2009 - 2010

Research Assistant, University of Sussex, UK, 2008 - 2008

Non-academic

Postgraduate Fellow, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, 2014 - 2014

Highlighted publications

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Arnell AP, Contu S, De PalmaA, et al. (2016) Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment. Science, 353 (6296) : 288 - 291. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2201

De PalmaA, Dennis RLH, Brereton T, Leather SR, Oliver TH (2016) Large reorganizations in butterfly communities during an extreme weather event. Ecography, doi: 10.1111/ecog.02228

De PalmaA, Abrahamczyk S, Aizen MA, Albrecht M, Basset Y, et al. (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports, 6 : 31153 - 31153. doi: 10.1038/srep31153

De PalmaA, Kuhlmann M, Roberts SPM, Potts SG, Börger L, et al. (2015) Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (6) : 1567 - 1577. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524

Grants

How does global land-use change reshape ecological assemblages over time?
Role: Principal investigatorPurvis A
Funding: NERC
Total value £583,881.63 (to Museum £583,881.63)
Dates: 2015 - 2018

Committees

Other, Macroecology Special Interest Group of the British Ecological Society, 2012 - 2014.

Memberships

Member, British Ecological Society, 2011 - on going.

Events

Organisation

Organiser, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Seminar on the National Pollinator Strategy, (Seminars), 2014 - 2014.

Challenges in Macroecology: Scaling the Time Barrier, (Conference), 2014 - 2014.

Publications

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Arnell AP, Contu S, De PalmaA, Ferrier S, Hill SLL, Hoskins AJ, Lysenko I, Phillips HRP, Burton VJ, Chng CWT, Emerson S, Gao D, Pask-hale G, Hutton J, Jung M, Sanchez-ortiz K, Simmons BI, Whitmee S, Zhang H, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2016) Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment. Science, 353 (6296) : 288 - 291. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2201

De PalmaA, Dennis RLH, Brereton T, Leather SR, Oliver TH (2016) Large reorganizations in butterfly communities during an extreme weather event. Ecography, doi: 10.1111/ecog.02228

De PalmaA, Abrahamczyk S, Aizen MA, Albrecht M, Basset Y, Bates A, Blake RJ, Boutin C, Bugter R, Connop S, Cruz-lópez L, Cunningham SA, Darvill B, Diekötter T, Dorn S, Downing N, Entling MH, Farwig N, Felicioli A, Fonte SJ, Fowler R, Franzén M, Goulson D, Grass I, Hanley ME, Hendrix SD, Herrmann F, Herzog F, Holzschuh A, Jauker B, Kessler M, Knight ME, Kruess A, Lavelle P, Le FéonV, Lentini P, Malone LA, Marshall J, Pachón EM, Mcfrederick QS, Morales CL, Mudri-stojnic S, Nates-parra G, Nilsson SG, Öckinger E, Osgathorpe L, Parra-h A, Peres CA, Persson AS, Petanidou T, Poveda K, Power EF, Quaranta M, Quintero C, Rader R, Richards MH, Roulston TA, Rousseau L, Sadler JP, Samnegård U, Schellhorn NA, Schüepp C, Schweiger O, Smith-pardo AH, Steffan-dewenter I, Stout JC, Tonietto RK, Tscharntke T, Tylianakis JM, Verboven HAF, Vergara CH, Verhulst J, Westphal C, Yoon HJ, Purvis A (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports, 6 : 31153 - 31153. doi: 10.1038/srep31153

Fry EL, Manning P, Macdonald C, Hasegawa S, De PalmaA, Power SA, Singh BK (2016) Shifts in microbial communities do not explain the response of grassland ecosystem function to plant functional composition and rainfall change. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 92 : 199 - 210. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.10.006

De PalmaA, Kuhlmann M, Roberts SPM, Potts SG, Börger L, Hudson LN, Lysenko I, Newbold T, Purvis A (2015) Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (6) : 1567 - 1577. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Hill SLL, Contu S, Lysenko I, Senior RA, Börger L, Bennett DJ, Choimes A, Collen B, Day J, De PalmaA, Díaz S, Echeverria-londoño S, Edgar MJ, Feldman A, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Alhusseini T, Ingram DJ, Itescu Y, Kattge J, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick L, Kleyer M, Correia DLP, Martin CD, Meiri S, Novosolov M, Pan Y, Phillips HRP, Purves DW, Robinson A, Simpson J, Tuck SL, Weiher E, White HJ, Ewers RM, Mace GM, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2015) Global effects of land use on local terrestrial biodiversity. Nature, 520 (7545) : 45 - 50. doi: 10.1038/nature14324

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De PalmaA, Phillips HRP, Senior RA, Bennett DJ, Booth H, Choimes A, Correia DLP, Day J, Echeverría-londoño S, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Ingram DJ, Jung M, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick, L, Martin CD, Pan Y, 220 co-authors, Purvis A (2015) PREDICTS: site-level summary biodiversity and pressure data.

Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De PalmaA, Phillips HRP, Senior RA, Bennett DJ, Booth H, Choimes A, Correia DLP, Day J, Echeverría-londoño S, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Ingram DJ, Jung M, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick L, Martin CD, Pan Y, White HJ, Aben J, Abrahamczyk S, Adum GB, Aguilar-barquero V, Aizen MA, Ancrenaz M, Arbeláez-cortés E, Armbrecht I, Azhar B, Azpiroz AB, Baeten L, Báldi A, Banks JE, Barlow J, Batáry P, Bates AJ, Bayne EM, Beja P, Berg Å, Berry NJ, Bicknell JE, Bihn JH, Böhning-gaese K, Boekhout T, Boutin C, Bouyer J, Brearley FQ, Brito I, Brunet J, Buczkowski G, Buscardo E, Cabra-garcía J, Calviño-cancela M, Cameron SA, Cancello EM, Carrijo TF, Carvalho AL, Castro H, Castro-luna AA, Cerda R, Cerezo A, Chauvat M, Clarke FM, Cleary DFR, Connop SP, D'aniello B, Da SilvaPG, Darvill B, Dauber J, Dejean A, Diekötter T, Dominguez-haydar Y, Dormann CF, Dumont B, Dures SG, Dynesius M, Edenius L, Elek Z, Entling MH, Farwig N, Fayle TM, Felicioli A, Felton AM, Ficetola GF, Filgueiras BKC, Fonte SJ, Fraser LH, Fukuda D, Furlani D, Ganzhorn JU, Garden JG, Gheler-costa C, Giordani P, Giordano S, Gottschalk MS, Goulson D, Gove AD, Grogan J, Hanley ME, Hanson T, Hashim NR, Hawes JE, Hébert C, Helden AJ, Henden J-A, Hernández L, Herzog F, Higuera-diaz D, Hilje B, Horgan FG, Horváth R, Hylander K, Isaacs-cubides P, Ishitani M, Jacobs CT, Jaramillo VJ, Jauker B, Jonsell M, Jung TS, Kapoor V, Kati V, Katovai E, Kessler M, Knop E, Kolb A, Kőrösi Á, Lachat T, Lantschner V, Le FéonV, Lebuhn G, Légaré J-P, Letcher SG, Littlewood NA, López-quintero CA, Louhaichi M, Lövei GL, Lucas-borja ME, Luja VH, Maeto K, Magura T, Mallari NA, Marin-spiotta E, Marshall EJP, Martínez E, Mayfield MM, Mikusinski G, Milder JC, Miller JR, Morales CL, Muchane MN, Muchane M, Naidoo R, Nakamura A, Naoe S, Nates-parra G, Navarrete GutierrezDA, Neuschulz EL, Noreika N, Norfolk O, Noriega JA, Nöske NM, O'dea N, Oduro W, Ofori-boateng C, Oke CO, Osgathorpe LM, Paritsis J, Parra-h A, Pelegrin N, Peres CA, Persson AS, Petanidou T, Phalan B, Philips TK, Poveda K, Power EF, Presley SJ, Proença V, Quaranta M, Quintero C, Redpath-downing NA, Reid JL, Reis YT, Ribeiro DB, Richardson BA, Richardson MJ, Robles CA, Römbke J, Romero-duque LP, Rosselli L, Rossiter SJ, Roulston TH, Rousseau L, Sadler JP, Sáfián S, Saldaña-vázquez RA, Samnegård U, Schüepp C, Schweiger O, Sedlock JL, Shahabuddin G, Sheil D, Silva FAB, Slade EM, Smith-pardo AH, Sodhi NS, Somarriba EJ, Sosa RA, Stout JC, Struebig MJ, Sung Y-H, Threlfall CG, Tonietto R, Tóthmérész B, Tscharntke T, Turner EC, Tylianakis JM, Vanbergen AJ, Vassilev K, Verboven HAF, Vergara CH, Vergara PM, Verhulst J, Walker TR, Wang Y, Watling JI, Wells K, Williams CD, Willig MR, Woinarski JCZ, Wolf JHD, Woodcock BA, Yu DW, Zaitsev AS, Collen B, Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (24) : 4701 - 4735. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1303

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Phillips HRP, Hill SLL, Contu S, Lysenko I, Blandon A, Butchart SHM, Booth HL, Day J, De PalmaA, Harrison MLK, Kirkpatrick L, Pynegar E, Robinson A, Simpson J, Mace GM, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2014) A global model of the response of tropical and sub-tropical forest biodiversity to anthropogenic pressures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1792) : 20141371 - 20141371. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1371

De PalmaA (2014) Ancient Woodland POSTnote.

Collen B, Mcrae L, Loh J, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Manley R, Baillie JEM (2013) Tracking change in abundance: the living planet index, In: Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the gap between global commitment and local action, Collen B, Pettorelli N, Baillie JEM, Durant SM (Eds). John Wiley & Sons : Cambridge. 448.

De PalmaA, Webb T, Keith S, Isaac N (2013) News from the Macroecology Special Interest Group.

Collen B, Mcrae L, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Carranza T, Cooper N, Loh J, Baillie JEM (2011) Predicting how populations decline to extinction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366 (1577) : 2577 - 2586. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0015

Deinet S, Collen B, De PalmaA, Loh J, Manley R, Mcrae L (2010) The Living Planet Index for Global Estuarine systems. : WWF NetherlandsNetherlands.

Loh J, Collen B, Mcrae L, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Manley R, Baillie JEM (2010) Living Planet Index. : WWFGland, Switzerland.

Supervision

Doctorate (PhD) Lead supervisor to De Palma A
Impacts of land use and agricultural intensification on bee species and communities (Adriana De Palma PhD thesis)
Funding: BBSRC
1/10/2011 - on going.

Awards

Prize for the highest aggregate undergraduate degree score in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science, 2009.

Invited and keynote speaker

Invited speaker, Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems: Has terrestrial biodiversity crossed a Planetary Boundary?, Biotic Response to Environmental Change: Insights from Natural History Collections: 27/11/2015.

Invited speaker, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall?” Organism size & species sensitivity to land-use impacts, European Ecological Federation Congress 2015: Symposium "The (macro)ecology of species decline: 21/9/2015.

Invited speaker, Using functional traits to model species’ sensitivity to land-use change, European Ecological Federation Congress 2015; Symposium "Plant traits - a tool towards a more predictive ecology?": 21/9/2015.

Phylogenetic signal in bee species’ sensitivity to land-use change, EU Macro: Biocenter, University of Copenhage, Copenhagen, 16/6/2015.

Invited speaker, The PREDICTS Project, NHM Executive Board visit: 2/2/2015.

Predicting bee community response to land-use changes: effects of geographic and taxonomic biases, British Ecological Society and Société Française d’Ecologie joint meeting: 10/12/2014.

Do ecological traits predict bee species’ responses to human impacts?, Royal Entomological Society: 5/9/2013.

Guest lectures

Invited speaker, Why all PhD students should apply for a policy placement, Early Career Researcher Day: a focus on policy: 19/11/2014.

Introduction

Qualifications

Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College London, UK, 2011 - 2016

MRes Entomology, Distinction, Imperial College London, UK, 2010 - 2011

BSc Biology, 1st Class with honours, University of Sussex, UK, 2006 - 2009

Employment history

Academic

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Natural History Museum, UK, 2015 - ongoing

Postdoctoral Research Assistant, Natural History Museum, UK, 2015 - 2015

Research Intern, Institute of Zoology, UK, 2009 - 2010

Research Assistant, University of Sussex, UK, 2008 - 2008

Non-academic

Postgraduate Fellow, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology, 2014 - 2014

Highlighted publications

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Arnell AP, Contu S, De PalmaA, et al. (2016) Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment. Science, 353 (6296) : 288 - 291. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2201

De PalmaA, Dennis RLH, Brereton T, Leather SR, Oliver TH (2016) Large reorganizations in butterfly communities during an extreme weather event. Ecography, doi: 10.1111/ecog.02228

De PalmaA, Abrahamczyk S, Aizen MA, Albrecht M, Basset Y, et al. (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports, 6 : 31153 - 31153. doi: 10.1038/srep31153

De PalmaA, Kuhlmann M, Roberts SPM, Potts SG, Börger L, et al. (2015) Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (6) : 1567 - 1577. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524

Projects

Grants

How does global land-use change reshape ecological assemblages over time?
Role: Principal investigatorPurvis A
Funding: NERC
Total value £583,881.63 (to Museum £583,881.63)
Dates: 2015 - 2018

Professional activities

Committees

Other, Macroecology Special Interest Group of the British Ecological Society, 2012 - 2014.

Memberships

Member, British Ecological Society, 2011 - on going.

Events

Organisation

Organiser, Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology Seminar on the National Pollinator Strategy, (Seminars), 2014 - 2014.

Challenges in Macroecology: Scaling the Time Barrier, (Conference), 2014 - 2014.

Publications

Publications

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Arnell AP, Contu S, De PalmaA, Ferrier S, Hill SLL, Hoskins AJ, Lysenko I, Phillips HRP, Burton VJ, Chng CWT, Emerson S, Gao D, Pask-hale G, Hutton J, Jung M, Sanchez-ortiz K, Simmons BI, Whitmee S, Zhang H, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2016) Has land use pushed terrestrial biodiversity beyond the planetary boundary? A global assessment. Science, 353 (6296) : 288 - 291. doi: 10.1126/science.aaf2201

De PalmaA, Dennis RLH, Brereton T, Leather SR, Oliver TH (2016) Large reorganizations in butterfly communities during an extreme weather event. Ecography, doi: 10.1111/ecog.02228

De PalmaA, Abrahamczyk S, Aizen MA, Albrecht M, Basset Y, Bates A, Blake RJ, Boutin C, Bugter R, Connop S, Cruz-lópez L, Cunningham SA, Darvill B, Diekötter T, Dorn S, Downing N, Entling MH, Farwig N, Felicioli A, Fonte SJ, Fowler R, Franzén M, Goulson D, Grass I, Hanley ME, Hendrix SD, Herrmann F, Herzog F, Holzschuh A, Jauker B, Kessler M, Knight ME, Kruess A, Lavelle P, Le FéonV, Lentini P, Malone LA, Marshall J, Pachón EM, Mcfrederick QS, Morales CL, Mudri-stojnic S, Nates-parra G, Nilsson SG, Öckinger E, Osgathorpe L, Parra-h A, Peres CA, Persson AS, Petanidou T, Poveda K, Power EF, Quaranta M, Quintero C, Rader R, Richards MH, Roulston TA, Rousseau L, Sadler JP, Samnegård U, Schellhorn NA, Schüepp C, Schweiger O, Smith-pardo AH, Steffan-dewenter I, Stout JC, Tonietto RK, Tscharntke T, Tylianakis JM, Verboven HAF, Vergara CH, Verhulst J, Westphal C, Yoon HJ, Purvis A (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports, 6 : 31153 - 31153. doi: 10.1038/srep31153

Fry EL, Manning P, Macdonald C, Hasegawa S, De PalmaA, Power SA, Singh BK (2016) Shifts in microbial communities do not explain the response of grassland ecosystem function to plant functional composition and rainfall change. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 92 : 199 - 210. doi: 10.1016/j.soilbio.2015.10.006

De PalmaA, Kuhlmann M, Roberts SPM, Potts SG, Börger L, Hudson LN, Lysenko I, Newbold T, Purvis A (2015) Ecological traits affect the sensitivity of bees to land-use pressures in European agricultural landscapes. Journal of Applied Ecology, 52 (6) : 1567 - 1577. doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12524

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Hill SLL, Contu S, Lysenko I, Senior RA, Börger L, Bennett DJ, Choimes A, Collen B, Day J, De PalmaA, Díaz S, Echeverria-londoño S, Edgar MJ, Feldman A, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Alhusseini T, Ingram DJ, Itescu Y, Kattge J, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick L, Kleyer M, Correia DLP, Martin CD, Meiri S, Novosolov M, Pan Y, Phillips HRP, Purves DW, Robinson A, Simpson J, Tuck SL, Weiher E, White HJ, Ewers RM, Mace GM, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2015) Global effects of land use on local terrestrial biodiversity. Nature, 520 (7545) : 45 - 50. doi: 10.1038/nature14324

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De PalmaA, Phillips HRP, Senior RA, Bennett DJ, Booth H, Choimes A, Correia DLP, Day J, Echeverría-londoño S, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Ingram DJ, Jung M, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick, L, Martin CD, Pan Y, 220 co-authors, Purvis A (2015) PREDICTS: site-level summary biodiversity and pressure data.

Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De PalmaA, Phillips HRP, Senior RA, Bennett DJ, Booth H, Choimes A, Correia DLP, Day J, Echeverría-londoño S, Garon M, Harrison MLK, Ingram DJ, Jung M, Kemp V, Kirkpatrick L, Martin CD, Pan Y, White HJ, Aben J, Abrahamczyk S, Adum GB, Aguilar-barquero V, Aizen MA, Ancrenaz M, Arbeláez-cortés E, Armbrecht I, Azhar B, Azpiroz AB, Baeten L, Báldi A, Banks JE, Barlow J, Batáry P, Bates AJ, Bayne EM, Beja P, Berg Å, Berry NJ, Bicknell JE, Bihn JH, Böhning-gaese K, Boekhout T, Boutin C, Bouyer J, Brearley FQ, Brito I, Brunet J, Buczkowski G, Buscardo E, Cabra-garcía J, Calviño-cancela M, Cameron SA, Cancello EM, Carrijo TF, Carvalho AL, Castro H, Castro-luna AA, Cerda R, Cerezo A, Chauvat M, Clarke FM, Cleary DFR, Connop SP, D'aniello B, Da SilvaPG, Darvill B, Dauber J, Dejean A, Diekötter T, Dominguez-haydar Y, Dormann CF, Dumont B, Dures SG, Dynesius M, Edenius L, Elek Z, Entling MH, Farwig N, Fayle TM, Felicioli A, Felton AM, Ficetola GF, Filgueiras BKC, Fonte SJ, Fraser LH, Fukuda D, Furlani D, Ganzhorn JU, Garden JG, Gheler-costa C, Giordani P, Giordano S, Gottschalk MS, Goulson D, Gove AD, Grogan J, Hanley ME, Hanson T, Hashim NR, Hawes JE, Hébert C, Helden AJ, Henden J-A, Hernández L, Herzog F, Higuera-diaz D, Hilje B, Horgan FG, Horváth R, Hylander K, Isaacs-cubides P, Ishitani M, Jacobs CT, Jaramillo VJ, Jauker B, Jonsell M, Jung TS, Kapoor V, Kati V, Katovai E, Kessler M, Knop E, Kolb A, Kőrösi Á, Lachat T, Lantschner V, Le FéonV, Lebuhn G, Légaré J-P, Letcher SG, Littlewood NA, López-quintero CA, Louhaichi M, Lövei GL, Lucas-borja ME, Luja VH, Maeto K, Magura T, Mallari NA, Marin-spiotta E, Marshall EJP, Martínez E, Mayfield MM, Mikusinski G, Milder JC, Miller JR, Morales CL, Muchane MN, Muchane M, Naidoo R, Nakamura A, Naoe S, Nates-parra G, Navarrete GutierrezDA, Neuschulz EL, Noreika N, Norfolk O, Noriega JA, Nöske NM, O'dea N, Oduro W, Ofori-boateng C, Oke CO, Osgathorpe LM, Paritsis J, Parra-h A, Pelegrin N, Peres CA, Persson AS, Petanidou T, Phalan B, Philips TK, Poveda K, Power EF, Presley SJ, Proença V, Quaranta M, Quintero C, Redpath-downing NA, Reid JL, Reis YT, Ribeiro DB, Richardson BA, Richardson MJ, Robles CA, Römbke J, Romero-duque LP, Rosselli L, Rossiter SJ, Roulston TH, Rousseau L, Sadler JP, Sáfián S, Saldaña-vázquez RA, Samnegård U, Schüepp C, Schweiger O, Sedlock JL, Shahabuddin G, Sheil D, Silva FAB, Slade EM, Smith-pardo AH, Sodhi NS, Somarriba EJ, Sosa RA, Stout JC, Struebig MJ, Sung Y-H, Threlfall CG, Tonietto R, Tóthmérész B, Tscharntke T, Turner EC, Tylianakis JM, Vanbergen AJ, Vassilev K, Verboven HAF, Vergara CH, Vergara PM, Verhulst J, Walker TR, Wang Y, Watling JI, Wells K, Williams CD, Willig MR, Woinarski JCZ, Wolf JHD, Woodcock BA, Yu DW, Zaitsev AS, Collen B, Ewers RM, Mace GM, Purves DW, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution, 4 (24) : 4701 - 4735. doi: 10.1002/ece3.1303

Newbold T, Hudson LN, Phillips HRP, Hill SLL, Contu S, Lysenko I, Blandon A, Butchart SHM, Booth HL, Day J, De PalmaA, Harrison MLK, Kirkpatrick L, Pynegar E, Robinson A, Simpson J, Mace GM, Scharlemann JPW, Purvis A (2014) A global model of the response of tropical and sub-tropical forest biodiversity to anthropogenic pressures. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 281 (1792) : 20141371 - 20141371. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2014.1371

De PalmaA (2014) Ancient Woodland POSTnote.

Collen B, Mcrae L, Loh J, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Manley R, Baillie JEM (2013) Tracking change in abundance: the living planet index, In: Biodiversity Monitoring and Conservation: Bridging the gap between global commitment and local action, Collen B, Pettorelli N, Baillie JEM, Durant SM (Eds). John Wiley & Sons : Cambridge. 448.

De PalmaA, Webb T, Keith S, Isaac N (2013) News from the Macroecology Special Interest Group.

Collen B, Mcrae L, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Carranza T, Cooper N, Loh J, Baillie JEM (2011) Predicting how populations decline to extinction. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 366 (1577) : 2577 - 2586. doi: 10.1098/rstb.2011.0015

Deinet S, Collen B, De PalmaA, Loh J, Manley R, Mcrae L (2010) The Living Planet Index for Global Estuarine systems. : WWF NetherlandsNetherlands.

Loh J, Collen B, Mcrae L, Deinet S, De PalmaA, Manley R, Baillie JEM (2010) Living Planet Index. : WWFGland, Switzerland.

Teaching and students

Supervision

Doctorate (PhD) Lead supervisor to De Palma A
Impacts of land use and agricultural intensification on bee species and communities (Adriana De Palma PhD thesis)
Funding: BBSRC
1/10/2011 - on going.

Impact and outreach

Awards

Prize for the highest aggregate undergraduate degree score in the Department of Biology and Environmental Science, 2009.

Invited and keynote speaker

Invited speaker, Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems: Has terrestrial biodiversity crossed a Planetary Boundary?, Biotic Response to Environmental Change: Insights from Natural History Collections: 27/11/2015.

Invited speaker, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall?” Organism size & species sensitivity to land-use impacts, European Ecological Federation Congress 2015: Symposium "The (macro)ecology of species decline: 21/9/2015.

Invited speaker, Using functional traits to model species’ sensitivity to land-use change, European Ecological Federation Congress 2015; Symposium "Plant traits - a tool towards a more predictive ecology?": 21/9/2015.

Phylogenetic signal in bee species’ sensitivity to land-use change, EU Macro: Biocenter, University of Copenhage, Copenhagen, 16/6/2015.

Invited speaker, The PREDICTS Project, NHM Executive Board visit: 2/2/2015.

Predicting bee community response to land-use changes: effects of geographic and taxonomic biases, British Ecological Society and Société Française d’Ecologie joint meeting: 10/12/2014.

Do ecological traits predict bee species’ responses to human impacts?, Royal Entomological Society: 5/9/2013.

Guest lectures

Invited speaker, Why all PhD students should apply for a policy placement, Early Career Researcher Day: a focus on policy: 19/11/2014.