Principal Investigator Landscape Ecology Group & Associate Professor
Centre for Integrative Conservation, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden , Chinese Academy of Sciences
E-Mail: Research: firstname.lastname@example.org, Societies: Asia2@Tropicalbio.org
Associate Editor: Journal of Animal Ecology
Specialist Editor: Checklist
Editor: Heliyon (Elsevier)
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
ATBC Asia-Pacific Chapter
Capacity Building Committee
Meetings Committee (Co-Chair)
Additional ATBC Board positions
Young Scientists (SECSI chapter)
Strategic working group
Stategic Conservation council
Education and Training (Officer)
Interdisciplinary group Chair
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
Teaching and Fieldcourses
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
Fluent: English. Basic: Thai, Spanish, French and German