Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Lecturer
Previous Position Research scientist, Lund University (Sweden)
Telephone +44 (0)28 90972249
Email p.caplat@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Biological Sciences
Quadrat Core Themes Biodiversity, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Modelling


Key Research Interests

  • Species range shifts
  • Land use change
  • Habitat use
  • spatial modelling
  • interdisciplinary research

Recent Key Papers

Sirami, Caplat, et al. 2017 Impacts of global change on species distributions: obstacles and solutions to integrate climate and land use Global Ecology & Biogeography

Caplat et al. 2016 Looking beyond the mountain: Dispersal barriers in a changing world. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment

Wittwer et al. 2015 Long-term population dynamics of a migrant bird suggests interaction of climate change and competition with resident species. Oikos

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Effects of landscape patterns and species interactions on the trophic ecology of a top avian predator: the case of the declining Common Kestrel
  • Assessing the role of deer in the current bTB epidemic
  • QUADRAT DTP student, Will Hancock-Evans: Greening cities: biodiversity and ecosystem services associated with street trees, from ecology to planning