Dr Duncan Sivell

Dr Duncan Sivell

Curator, Diptera

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Insects Division
Phone: 02079426755

Insects, Diptera

Duncan Sivell, Erica McAlisterNigel Wyatt

Summary

I am a Curator of Diptera working mostly with Nematoceran families and with the Dolichopodidae. I have a broad interest in these and other Diptera families, particularly British and European faunas. I have been studying entomology for 18 years, during which time my work has focussed on insect ecology, species distributions and dispersal, and the conservation of biodiveristy.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of York, United Kingdom, 2000 - 2003

MSc, University of Lancaster, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1994

BSc (Hons), University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 1988 - 1992

Employment history

Non-academic

Diptera Recorder, London Natural History Society, 2014 - ongoing

Indoor Meetings Secretary, Dipterists Forum, 2012 - ongoing

Introduction

Summary

I am a Curator of Diptera working mostly with Nematoceran families and with the Dolichopodidae. I have a broad interest in these and other Diptera families, particularly British and European faunas. I have been studying entomology for 18 years, during which time my work has focussed on insect ecology, species distributions and dispersal, and the conservation of biodiveristy.

Qualifications

Degrees

PhD, University of York, United Kingdom, 2000 - 2003

MSc, University of Lancaster, United Kingdom, 1993 - 1994

BSc (Hons), University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom, 1988 - 1992

Employment history

Non-academic

Diptera Recorder, London Natural History Society, 2014 - ongoing

Indoor Meetings Secretary, Dipterists Forum, 2012 - ongoing