Dr Ed Turner

Associate Professor
Dept. of Zoology
University of Cambridge

Background

Ed is interested in insect ecology and conservation, with research projects based in both the UK and SE Asia. His research focusses on ways that human-modified landscapes can be managed to benefit biodiversity and healthy-functioning ecosystems, while still allowing other uses. He has worked with the Wildlife Trust for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Northamptonshire for 15 years, studying butterfly species on their reserves. Ed is an Associate Professor in the Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, and Curator of Insects in the University Museum of Zoology, Cambridge.