Prof Russell Hill
Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology
Evolutionary Anthropology Research Group

 

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Evolutionary Anthropology

Department of Anthropology
Durham University
Dawson Building
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Durham DH1 3LE
UK

Tel: +44 (0) 191 334 1601
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r.a.hill@durham.ac.uk

 

 

Post-docs
Dr Sam Williams

Research Coordinator- Primate & Predator Project

 

 

Dr Kate Nowak

Risk, fear and cognition in samango monkeys

COFUND International Research Fellowship

 

 

Research Staff
Katy Standish

Field Team Leader - Mammal Conservation in South Africa

Earthwatch

 

Andy Allan

Primate Coordinator- Primate & Predator Project

 

 

 

PhD Students
Diana Wiedemann

Seeing red: the role of red colouration in competitive interactions in humans

Durham Academic Scholarship

 

Andrea Donaldson

Rehabilitation and reintroduction of rescued primates into Coral Rag Forest, Diani Beach, Kenya

Pete Tomlin

The ontogeny of sociality and referential communication in non-human primates

Leverhulme Trust Study Abroad Studentship

 

Leah Findlay

Human-primate conflict in the Soutpansberg Mountains, South Africa

NERC Studentship

 

Katy Standish

Human-brown hyaena relationships and the use of anthropomorphism as a conservation tool

Durham Faculty Studentship

 

Alec Ayres

Leopards, baboons and landscapes of fear

 

 

 

Masters by Research
Emily Lake

Activity patterns and behaviour of hyrax in South Africa

 

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ALUMNI

 

Post-docs
Dr Vivien Kent

Field Team Leader - Mammal Conservation in South Africa

Earthwatch

 

Dr Rebecca Smith

Capacity building in mammal management for Western Cape Nature Reserves

Darwin Initiative Project Grant

Dr Erik Willems

Spatial ecology of vervet monkeys

Anthropology Research Fellowship

Dr Julia Chase Grey

Sources and sinks in leopard population dynamics

 

 

 

 

PhD Students
Natasha Constant

Social-ecological approach to understanding conflict between leopards and humans in South Africa: implications for leopard conservation and community livelihoods

ESRC/NERC Studentship

Ben Coleman

Predator-prey interactions and vigilance landscapes in samango monkeys in South Africa

 

 

Louise de Raad

Travel routes and spatial abilities in wild baboons

Durham University Doctoral Fellowship

Sam Williams (PT)

The impact of land reform in Zimbabwe on the conservation of cheetahs and other large carnivores

Marwell Zimbabwe Trust

 

Vivien Kent

Status and conservation potential for carnivores outside of the National Park and Reserves, Botswana

ESRC/NERC Studentship

Graduation

Julia Chase Grey

Leopard population dynamics, sport hunting and conservation in the Soutpansberg Mountains, South Africa

ESRC/NERC Studentship

Graduation

Erik Willems

From Space to Species: integrating remotely sensed information on primary productivity into investigations and systems models of vervet monkey socioecology

Leverhulme Trust Project Grant

Graduation - Napier Award

 

 

Masters by Research
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Leanne Fitzgerald

Factors influencing leopard occupancy and diet in the Soutpansberg Mountains

Rachel Sassoon

Landscapes of fear and giving-up densities in samango monkeys

Caroline Howlett

Prenatal androgens and their effects on the dominance hierarchy in female non-human primates

Main Supervisor: Rob Barton

 

Pete Tomlin

Emotional connecting in the UK and Ireland

ONE North East Studentship

Graduation

Tom Dillon (PT)

Factoring culture and discourse into an appraisal of hte neoliberal synthesis of wildlife conservation and rural development in sub-Saharan Africa

Main Supervisor: Andrew Russell