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About Dave Wilkinson

Dave Wilkinson is a Visiting Professor in College of Science. Previous posts. 1987-1989. Researcher, Biology Field Centre, University of Wales, Cardiff. 1989-1992. Research Assistant, Dept Architecture and Landscape, Manchester Metropolitan University. 1992- 2005.  Lecturer/Senior Lecturer, Ecology, School of Biological and Earth Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University. 2005 – 2016. Reader in Environmental Sciences, School of Natural Science and Psychology, Liverpool John Moores University.

Subject Specialism

Ecology, evolution, archaeology and Earth Science.


  • PhD on Modelling light attenuation by Urban Trees — Manchester Metropolitan University, 1992
  • MSc Ecology — University of Durham, 1986
  • BSc Biology and Geography — Coventry Polytechnic, 1985


  • Marsh Ecology book of the year. — British Ecologicxal Society,


Editorial boards of ‘Plant Ecology and Diversity’ and ‘Biology Letters’.

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