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Name:
Hughes, Alice
Education:
Ph.D
Positions:
 
Academic title:
Associate Professor
Postal Code:
666303
Subject categories:
Ecology
Mailing Address:
XTBG, Menglun, Mengla, 666303, Yunnan, China
E-mail:
ach_conservation@hotmail.com

Resume:
 

Alice Catherine Hughes

Principal Investigator Landscape Ecology Group & Associate Professor

Centre for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden , Chinese Academy of Sciences

E-Mail: Research: ach_conservation2@hotmail.com, Societies: Asia2@Tropicalbio.org

Skype Alice.Catherine.Hughes

Editorial positions

Associate Editor:  Journal of Animal Ecology

Specialist Editor: Checklist

Editor: Heliyon (Elsevier)

           Ecotropica

Board membership positions

Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC)

Asian Society for Conservation Biology (SCB)

Society for Tropical Ecology (GTOE)

International Network for Next Generation Ecologists (INNGE)

        Early Career Scientist Network of Networks Excecutive board

Secretary

ATBC Asia-Pacific Chapter

Chair:

ATBC

Capacity Building Committee

Meetings Committee (Co-Chair)

Additional ATBC Board positions

Young Scientists (SECSI chapter)

Strategic working group

Conservation Council

Stategic Conservation council

SCB

Education and Training (Officer)

Conferences Committee

INNGE

Interdisciplinary group Chair

Other positions

Key Person: ALERT (Alliance of Leading Environmental Researchers and Thinkers)

Honorary research Fellow, University of Bangor,

Honorary research Associate University of Groningen

Vice-director PFS program for Tropical Field-Studies.

IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management

Education and Employment:

2015: Group Leader Landscape Ecology Group, XTBG, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2015: Honorary Research Associate Groningen University.

2014: Associate Professor, XTBG, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2014: Honorary Research Associate, Bangor University.

2013: Assistant Professor, XTBG, Chinese Academy of Sciences.

2013 June-August: Research Mentor: OTS-Duke NAPIRE REU

2012-2013: OCE Post-doctoral Fellow CSIRO, Canberra, Australia

2011-2012: PSU Post-doctoral Fellowship, Prince of Songkla University, Thailand

2011-2013: Research Associate, University of Bristol, UK

2007-2011: Bristol University, PhD.

2004-2007: Bristol University-Bachelor of science Zoology 1st class Honours

2004: Southampton University (Compass)- Higher diploma in Animal behaviour - Distinction

 

Publications and prizes

2010, Best student oral presentation at the 15th International Bat Research Conference in Prague.

 

Please see the ALERT site for ALERT blog contributions. Further blogs include International rivers-links available on request.

For recent publications please see: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Alice_Hughes2

 

Li, B. V., Hughes, A. C., Jenkins, C. N., Ocampo-Peñuela, N., & Pimm, S. L. (2016). Remotely Sensed Data Informs Red List Evaluations and Conservation Priorities in Southeast Asia. PloS one, 11(8), e0160566.

 

Hughes, A.C., (In review Biological Reviews) Top ten threats to Southeast Asian Biodiversity

 

Hughes, A.C.,  (In review Diversity and Distributions) Putting biodiversity on the map,

 

Hughes, A.C., (In review) Selling off a Country. How corruption is selling off Cambodia’s Biodiversity

 

Hughes, A.C. A new explanation for global patterns of biodiversity, endemism and resilience (In prep)

 

Hughes , A.C. New perspectives on the biodiversity and biogeography of Southeast Asia (In prep)

 

Hughes , A.C. Can’t see the forest for the trees. Requested submission,       Ecology Letters

 

Hughes , A.C. Mapping conservation priorities for Southeast Asia (In prep)

 

Hughes, A.C., Going up in the world: understanding the interaction of latitude and altitude in determining species distributions (in prep: ecology letters)

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C, Davidar, P. (2016) Flowering and fruiting patterns of woody species in the tropical montane evergreen forest of southern India. Current science 111(2):404-416

 

Beng, K.C., Tomlinson, K.W., Shen, X.H., Surget-Groba, Y., Hughes, A.C., Corlett, R.T. & J.W. Ferry Slik (2016) The utility of DNA metabarcoding for studying the response of arthropod diversity and composition to land-use change in the tropics. Scientific Reports: 6:24965; DOI: 10.1038/srep24965

 

Kusch, S., Fleming, A.,  Cradock-Henry. N., Schmitz, N.,  Pereira, L.,  Vogt, J., Lim, M.,  Kharrazi, A., Evoh, C.J.,  Hamel, P., Dogra, A., Mukherjee,N., Onzere, S., Mahomoodally, F., Hughes, A.C.,  Bowen, K., Tironi, A., Smith, K., Hoffenson, S., Udenigwe, C.C. (2016) Sustainability in a changing world: integrating human health and wellbeing, urbanisation, and ecosystem services. UN Policy brief: https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org/index.php?page=view&type=111&nr=9490&menu=35

 

Tan, Z. H., Deng, X. B., Hughes, A., Tang, Y., Cao, M., Zhang, W. F.,  & Zhao, J. F. (2015). Partial net primary production of a mixed dipterocarp forest: Spatial patterns and temporal dynamics. Journal of Geophysical Research: Biogeosciences, 120(3), 570-583.

 

Tan, Z. H., Wu, Z.X., La, G. Y., Yang, C., Tao, Z.L., Chen, B.Q.,  Tian, Y.H., Song, L., Zhao, J.F., Hughes, A., Yang, Y.Y. (In Review). On the ratio of intercellular to ambient CO2 (ci/ca) derived from ecosystem flux measurements

 

White, R., Sutton, A., Salguero-Gómez, R., Bray, T., Campbell, H.,  Cieraad, E., Geekiyanage, N., Gherardi, L., Hughes, A.C., Søgaard Jørgensen, P., Poisot, T., DeSoto, L. Zimmerman, N., (2015) The next generation of action ecology: novel approaches towards global ecological research. Ecosphere, 6(8), art134.

 

Wilson, M. C., Chen, X. Y., Corlett, R. T., Didham, R. K., Ding, P., Holt, R.D.,  Holyoak, M., Jiang, L., Hu, G., Hughes, A.C., Laurance, W.F.,  Liu, J., Pimm, S., Robinson, S.K., Russo, S.E.,  Si, X., Wilcove, D.S.,  Wu, J., Yu, M.. (2015) Habitat fragmentation and biodiversity conservation: key findings and future challenges. Landscape Ecology, 1-9.

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C., Mackay, B, Davidar, P, & Chhabra, T. (2016) Floristic species composition and structure of a mid-elevation tropical montane evergreen forests (shola) of the Western Ghats, southern India. Tropical Ecology 57(3):533-543

 

Deng, XB, Mohandass, D. Katabuchi, M, Hughes, A.C, Roubik, D. (2016) Effects of striped-squirrel nectar-robbing behaviour on reproductive success of Alpinia roxburghii Sweet. (Zingiberaceae) in tropical seasonal rainforest of south-west China. PLoS ONE 10(12):e0144585

 

Deng, X., Deng, W., Hughes, A. C., & Mohandass, D. (2015). Diverse nectar robbers on Alpinia roxburghii Sweet (Zingiberaceae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity, 8(3), 238-241.

 

Andersen, A. N., Aspinwall, M. J., Breed, M. F., Byrne, M., Caddy-Retalic, S., Dong, N. Evans, B. J., Guerin, G., Fordham, D. A., Hoffmann, A. A., Hughes, A. C., Lowe, A. J., McInerney, F., Prober, S. M., Rossetto, M., Rymer, P., & Steane, D. A., van Leeuwin, S. I. (In review-TREE) Bioclimatic gradients as observatories for a predictive understanding of ecosystem adaptive capacity. Frontiers in Ecology and Environment.

 

Corlett, R.T. and Hughes, A. C. (2014) Mammals in forest ecosystems. In: Peh, K. S.-H., Corlett, R.T. & Bergeron, Y. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology. Routledge, Oxford, UK

Corlett, R.T. and Hughes, A. C. (2014) Subtropical forests. In: Peh, K. S.-H., Corlett, R.T. & Bergeron, Y. (eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology. Routledge, Oxford, UK

Kitching, R.L. Nakamura, A., Yasuda, M., Hughes, A.C., Cao Min (2015) The answer lies in the soil: environmental determinism of community structure across trophic levels. Journal of Tropical Ecology; 31(1):81-89

 

Mohandass, D., Puyravaud, J-P, Hughes, A.C, Davidar, P, Ganesh, P, Campbell, M. 2014. Edge transition impacts on swamp plant communities in the Nilgiri Mountains, southern India. Applied Ecology and Environmental Research 12: 909-929.

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C, Campbell, M, Davidar, P. 2014. Effects of patch size on liana diversity and distributions in the tropical montane evergreen forests of the Nilgiri Mountains, southern India. Journal of Tropical Ecology 30: 579–590.

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C, Beng, K.C. Increasing high altitudinal gradients changes liana diversity following anthropogenic disturbances in the tropical montane evergreen forests of the Western Ghats, southern India. Process of submission to Forest Ecology and Management

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C, X.S.Chen, Qing-Jun Li. Relationship between flowering and fruiting patterns with climatic factors and phylogeny in the tropical seasonal rainforest of south-west China. Plant Ecology & Evolution (resubmission)

 

Mohandass, D. Hughes, A.C., Prasad P.R.C & Davidar, P. Relative contribution of edge and forest interior diversity with increasing patch size on montane forest woody trees, southern India, Plant Biosystems (submitted)

 

Mohandass, D., Hughes, A.C, Qing-Jun Li. Annual variation in reproductive phenology, reproductive success and pollinator behaviour of Acanthus leucostachyus in the tropical seasonal rainforest of south China. Process of submission to Annals of Botany

 

Jones, K.E., Russ, J.A.,  Bilhari, Z., Catto, C., Csosz, I., Gorbachev, A., Gyorfi, P., Hughes, A.,  Ivashkiv, I., Koryagina, N., Kurali, A., Langton, S., Maltby, A., Margina, G.,  Pandourski, I., Parsons, S., Prokofev, I.,  Szodoray-Paradi, A.,  Szodoray-Paradi, F.,  Taras-Bashta, A., Tilova, E., Walters, C ., Weatherill, A., Zavarzin, O. (2013) Monitoring ultrasonic biodiversity: using bats as biodiversity indicators. In: Biodiversity monitoring and conservation: bridging the gaps between global commitment and local action (Eds. Collen, B, P. et al.). Blackwell Press, London.

 

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, A, Bates, PJJ, Bumrungsri, S & Jones, G. (2012) ‘The projected effects of climatic and vegetation changes on the distribution and diversity of Southeast Asian bats’, Global Change Biology, 18(6), (pp. 1854-1865).

 

Hughes A.C. (2012). Mapping a Future for Southeast Asian Biodiversity, Zoology, Maria-Dolores Garcia (Ed.), ISBN: 978-953-51-0360-8, InTech, Available from: http://www.intechopen.com/books/zoology/mapping-a-future-for-southeast-asian-biodiversity

 

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Bumrungsri, S., Jones, G. (2011) Explaining the causes of the zoogeographic divide at the Isthmus of Kra: using bats as a case study. Journal of Biogeography, 38, 2362–2372

 

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, A, Bates, PJJ, Soisook, P, Sritongchuay, T, Jones, G & Bumrungsri, S. (2011)‘Using echolocation calls to identify Thai bat species: Vespertilionidae, Emballonuridae, Nycteridae and Megadermatidae’, Acta Chiropterologica, 13(2), (pp. 447-456),

 

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. (2010) Echolocation call analysis and presence-only modelling as conservation monitoring tools for rhinolophoid bats in Thailand. Acta Chiropterologica, 12, 311-327.

 

Selected media attention

http://www.nature.com/news/will-china-s-new-ivory-controls-make-a-difference-1.17692

http://news.sky.com/video/1438063/ecologist-on-extinction-threat

http://sverigesradio.se/sida/gruppsida.aspx?programid=3304&grupp=15227&artikel=5795763

 

 

Teaching and Fieldcourses

Fieldcourses coordinated

2016:  AFEC-X 6 week fieldcourse October-November

2016: SCCS Beijing-chair

2015:  AFEC-X 6 week fieldcourse October-November

2014:  AFEC-X 6 week fieldcourse October-November

AWEC Intensive 10 day workshop. October

The Ecology of climate change in the Tropics and Subtropics (in collaboration with the OTS) 4 week course June-July

2013: AFEC-X 6 week fieldcourse October-November

 

Workshops taught

 

2016

July-6 day Spatial Ecology workshop, XTBG China

July- 5 day Spatial Ecology workshop, National University of Singapore, Singapore

June- 5 day Fundamentals of GIS workshop, CEFE Montpellier, France

May, Spatial Ecology and Biogeography workshop; The Biogeography of Ecology; International Biogeography Society Special meeting Beijing.

March, 5 Days Fundamentals of Ecology Undergraduate course, Da Yeh University, Taiwan.

January UMNC Tropical Ecology Fieldcourse

2015

November SCCS Beijing Trainer

November-December: Co-coordinated AFEC-X 2015@ XTBG

July, Coordinated training and mentoring programs for ATBC Annual meeting, Hawaii

March, Led one day workshop for Early Career ecologists, ATBC AP Conference Phnom Penh

March, Led 6 day workshop on Fundamentals of spatial ecology at ATBC AP Conference Phnom Penh

2014

September, Led a 1 day workshop on designing studies using species distribution modelling at the SCCS conference, Bangalore

August, Led a 4 day workshop on designing studies using species distribution modelling at the SCB conference, Melaka, Malaysia

July, Led a 5 day workshop on designing studies using species distribution modelling at the ATBC conference, Cairns

November-December: Co-coordinated AFEC-X 2014@ XTBG

June-July: Co-coordinated Ecology of Climate change in the tropics and subtropics @ XTBG

2013

November-December: Co-coordinated AFEC-X 2013 @ XTBG

June-August: OTS-Duke NAPIRE REU Research Mentor, and OTS Graduate course Resource person.

June: OTS-XTBG Tropical Biodiversity Initiative Workshop. San Jose and Las Cruces-Costa Rica.

March: Led a 2 day workshop on species distribution modelling and GIS, and spatial statistics at the ATBC Asia-Pacific Chapter meeting, Banda Aceh.

2012

August, Led a 1 day workshop on species distribution modelling and spatial statistics at the SCB Conference, Bangalore

August, Led a 2 day workshop on species distribution modelling and GIS, and spatial statistics at the Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science

August, Led a ½ day workshop on designing studies using species distribution modelling at the SCCS conference, Bangalore

April-May: Led 3 day workshop species distribution modelling and GIS at the State University of Caraga, Mindanao, Philippines

April: Led ½ day workshop on developing an echolocation library for the conservation of Filipino bats at the Wildlife society of the Philippines conference, Das-Marinas University, Luzon, Philippines.

April: Led 5 day workshop in species distribution modelling and GIS at the University of Agriculture and Fisheries, Faisalabad, Pakistan

March: Led 3 day workshop in species distribution modelling and GIS at the ATBC Asia Pacific Chapter meeting, XTBG, China.

SEAs (Ambassador for Science and Engineering)-STEMPOINT.

2010

 Led a two day workshop for Southeast Asian students on “Predicting and interpreting species distributions, using ArcGIS and Maxent”. PSU Thailand.

 

2007-2010: Demonstration and support for undergraduate practical work. University tutor.

2010: National Environment Research Councils Environment “YES”

2009: Research Council UK’s national GRADschool.

2007: Librarian - University of Bristol.

2004-2011: Bristol zoo: Animal talks and encounters to the public and to school groups, and care for number of reptiles and invertebrates.

2004-Present: Wildlife and conservation seminars and lectures in schools, and at numerous science festivals.

2004-2005: Volunteer keeper, Birds section, Bristol Zoo and Gardens.

2004-2011: Volunteer with the SCA (Student Community Action, University of Bristol): Executive committee member in organization management.

Millennium volunteer award and an award for over 500 hours of volunteer work.

Help a wide spectrum of the local community, including young carers and children with learning disabilities.

2003-2004: Teaching assistant Elms school.

 

 

Successful Grants

2015: STS Grant: SEABA: Southeast Asian Atlas of Biodiversity: 1000000RMB

2014: NSFC Research Fellowship for International Young Scientists: 165000RMB

2013: NSFC Research Fellowship for International Young Scientists: 165000RMB

 Chinese Academy of Sciences Research Fellowship visiting Young Scientists: 200000RMB

Chinese Academy of Sciences Grant (GJHZ201317) 400000RMB

2012: Bat Conservation International: Conservation grant with Muhammed Mahmood Ul’Hassan, Unversity of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan

2011: British Ecological Society: £300, Attendance of the Southeast Asian bat conference. Bogor, Indonesia. June 2011.

2011: Perry society: £700, - attendance of the Southeast Asian bat conference. Bogor, Indonesia. June

2010. Bristol University Alumni travel grant to attend 15TH International bat conference. £500.

2008. Country researcher. PMI2 Connect Grant. British Council. £40,000.

International workshops attended

April 2016: Yunnan Biodiversity Hotspot, Dresden, Germany,

November 2015: International Rivers workshop: Biodiversity and Conservation in the Nujiang Basin

October 2015: The First world Forum of Ecosystem Governance, Beijing, China

October 2015: A sustainable future for the Nujiang Valley, Kunming, China

August 2015: Southeast Asian Biodiversity delegation-Bangkok, Thailand

August 2015: Yunnan Biodiversity Hotspot meeting, Kunming, China

May 2015: Future Earth Meeting at Villa Vigoni: Sustainable Development Goals

May 2015: Fragmented landscapes conference, Zhejiang, China

March 2015: Coordinated: Conservation on the Borders: a review of critical issues to transboundary conservation

August 2014: The velocity of Climate change-Imperial and Reading University UK

June 2014: Understanding the ecology of climate change-James Cook University, Australia,

May 2014: Using transects in ecological research-Adelaide University, Australia,

 

International Conferences organised

June-July: Coordinated 29 training events for over 350 people for the ATBC in Singapore & Montpellier

2016, July: Conservation Asia Conference Singapore.

2016, May: IBS Conference Beijing

2015, July: ATBC Conference, Hawaii

2015, March: ATBC-AP Conference, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

2015, March:  Conservation on the Borders Conference, XTBG China

 

Selected conference presentations and invited seminars

2016

Hughes, A.C. Karst off: evaluating the conservation needs of Southeast Asian Karsts, Conservation Asia Singapore, July

Hughes, A.C. Mapping the Migratory Passerines of Southeast Asia, Conservation Asia Singapore, July

Hughes, A.C. Falling through the Gaps: Mapping the conservation needs on Chinas Southern border, Conservation Asia Singapore, July

Hughes, A.C. Mapping diversity and distributions across spatio-temporal scales; capturing the details; ATBC Annual meeting, Montpellier, June

Hughes, A.C. Biodiversity conservation in southeast Asia, PLENARY Presentation; Conservation of China’s Tropical Biodiversity Conference Duke Kunshan China. May

Hughes, A.C. Diversification and speciation. The Biogeography of Ecology; International Biogeography Society Special meeting Beijing. May

Hughes, A.C. Understanding changing patterns of diversity in Yunnan and beyond; Yunnan Biodiversity Hotspot, Dresden, Germany. April.

Hughes, A.C. Understanding Endemism, GTO Conference, Gottingen, February

Hughes, A.C. The planetary Boundaries: finding a new Normal in the Anthropocene. Invited seminar, IIASA, Austria, February

 

2015

Closing speech for First World Forum on Ecosystem Governance (IUCN & SFA), Beijing, November

Hughes, A.C. Patterns and Processes in Southeast Asian Biodiversity, Invited seminar, University of Hongkong, July

Hughes, A.C. The past present and future of Island ecosystems, ATBC Conference, Hawaii, July

Hughes, A.C. The Alpha, Beta, Gamma approach to conservation, ATBC Conference, Hawaii, July

Hughes, A.C. The greatest threats to Southeast Asian Biodiversity, Kapeolani Community college, Hawaii, July

Hughes, A.C, Basically It’s complicated, EUMacro conference, Copenhagen, June

Hughes, A.C., Mapping the future of Biodiversity in a changing environment, Invited seminar, IIASA-Austria, June

Hughes, A.C., Environmental stability and biodiversity; GTO conference Zurich, April

Hughes, A.C. Onwards and upwards, ATBC-AP Phnom Penh, March

Hughes, A.C. Life in the matrix: how can we best protect biodiversity in an increasingly fragmented landscape, ATBC AP

Hughes, A.C. Developing key skills for the next generation of conservationists, ATBC AP

Hughes, A.C. New perspectives on the ecology and biogeography of Southeast Asian bats, ATBC AP

2014

Hughes, A.C. PLENARY PRESENTATION: Facing Current and future challenges to Southeast Asian Biodiversity, SCCS Beijing, 2014-Beijing Forum

Hughes, A.C. Mapping the challenges to Southeast Asian Biodiversity: Invited seminar Duke University, USA

Hughes, A.C. The Ecology of Southeast Asia: Invited seminar at Museum Fur Naturkunde, Germany    

Hughes, A.C. Mapping the future for Southeast Asian bats       2014. 3rd Asian Society of Conservation Biology Conference, Melaka, Malaysia

Hughes, A.C. and Rao, M. The top then threats to Southeast Asian biodiversity 2014. 3rd Asian Society of Conservation Biology Conference, Melaka, Malaysia

Hughes, A.C. Latitude-altitude gradients: inferring the effects of climate change on biodiversity      2014. 51st Annual meeting of the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation, Cairns, Australia.

Hughes, A.C. PLENARY PRESENTATION: Climate change and biodiversity in Mountain ecosystems   2014. International Symposium on Mountain Economy, Guiyang, China

2013

Hughes, A.C. Climate change in Cities workshop- Singapore. November 2013

Hughes, A.C. Exploring the potential effects of future environmental change on species diversity and distributions in Southeast Asia. IntEcol, ExCel, London, August 2013. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C. Predicting the patterns of Southeast Asian biodiversity into a changing future. Tropical biodiversity in the 21st century symposium, Natural History Museum London. June 2013. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C. Projecting the future of Southeast Asian diversity. ATBC Asia-Pacific, Banda Aceh, March 2013. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C. Past, present and future: projecting changing Southeast Asian vertebrate biodiversity patterns over time. SCB Asia, Bangalore, August 2012. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. Cryptic clues to a complex question. ATBC AP Chapter meeting, ATBC AP Chapter meeting, XTBG China: March 2012. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. Southeast Asian biodiversity and the potential effects of future environmental change on species diversity and distributions. ATBC AP Chapter meeting, XTBG China: March 2012. Oral presentation.

Chaired biogeography session at the ATBC AP Chapter meeting, XTBG China

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. Cryptic clues to a complex question. Advances in Biogeography, Oxford, UK. September 2011. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. The future of Southeast Asian Biodiversity. Conservation outside protected areas conference. Oxford, UK, September 2011. Poster

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. The conservation and Biogeography of Southeast Asian bats. Spatial ecology and conservation conference. Birmingham, UK. September 2011. Poster

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. The potential effects of environmental climatic and land cover changes on the diversity and distributions of Southeast Asian bats. BES Annual Symposium 2011: Forests and Global Change. Cambridge, UK. March 2011. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. The potential effects of environmental changes on the diversity and distributions of Southeast Asian bats. Southeast Asian bat conference. Bogor June 2011. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., and Bumrungsri, S. Southeast Asian bat biodiversity, and an analysis of present and potential future threats. ATBC Chapter meeting. Bangkok, March 2011. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. The effects of future climatic and vegetation changes to the distribution and diversity of Southeast Asian bats. Species conservation in a changing climate. 3rd Annual Bristol conservation and Science symposium. 25th November 2010. Poster

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Determining the cause of the Zoogeographic divide at the Isthmus of Kra. Modelling Futures: Understanding risk and uncertainty, challenging models in the face of uncertainty, University of Cambridge. 28-30 September 2010. Poster

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Predicting distributions of Asian bat species over 130,000 years and solving zoo-geographic riddles. UK National bat conference. University of Loughborough. 10-12 September 2010. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Predicting distributions of Asian bat species over 20000 years and solving zoo-geographic riddles. 15TH International bat conference. Prague. 23-27 August 2010. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Predicting the distribution of Thai bat species in the past, present and future. Invited Colloquium. Bristol zoo. January 2010. Oral presentation.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Soisook, P., Sritongchuay, T., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Predicting and explaining bat species distribution patterns in Thailand. SAGE conference (South-East Asian Gateway of Evolution) Royal Holloway University of London, 14-17 September 2009. Poster.

Hughes, A.C., Satasook, C., Bates, P.J.J., Jones, G., and Bumrungsri, S. Using species distribution modeling to predict the distribution and diversity of Thai bats. Invited seminar. Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok. December 2008. Oral presentation.

Jones, G., Rossiter, S., Ransome, R., Taylor. J., Hughes, A.C., An investigation to ascertain the extent to which the call frequency of Rhinolophus ferrumequinum is genetically determined. 14th International bat conference and 37th North America bat research conference, Mexico, 19-23. August. 2007.

 

Fieldwork

From 2003 to the present I have undertaken field-expeditions across the new and old-world tropics including extensive time in Southeast Asia and Latin America, in addition to Australian ecosystems and worked on a variety of taxa

 

Languages

Fluent: English. Basic: Thai, Spanish, French and German

 

 

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