University of Aberdeen
Current Position Research Fellow
Telephone +44 (0)1224 272559
Departments School of Biological Sciences
Quadrat Core Themes Biodiversity, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Modelling


Key Research Interests

  • Statistical modelling, in particular spatial and spatiotemporal
  • Hierarchical modelling (Bayesian)
  • Integrated process-based statistical models of systems dynamics.
  • Population size and dynamics in space and time (invasive, exploited and wild species, Marine & Terrestrial)
  • Spatial epidemiology

Recent Key Papers

  • Melero, Y., Cornulier, T., Oliver, MK. & Lambin, X. (2018). ‘Ecological traps for large-scale invasive species control:
    Predicting settling rules by recolonising American mink post-culling‘. Journal of Applied Ecology, vol. 55, no. 4, pp. 1769-1779.
  • Albanito, F., Lebender, U., Cornulier, T., Sapkota, TB., Brentrup, F., Stirling, C. & Hillier, J. (2017). ‘Direct Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Tropical And Sub-Tropical Agricultural Systems: A Review and Modelling of Emission Factors‘. Scientific Reports, vol. 7, 44235.
  • Cornulier, T., Yoccoz, […] & Lambin, X. (2013). ‘Europe-wide dampening of population cycles in keystone herbivores‘. Science, vol. 340, no. 6128, pp. 63-66.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • Developing monitoring tools for data deficient conservation priority lichen/bryophyte species
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of mitigation actions to reduce the impact of electricity cables and roads on Brazilian fauna
  • Modelling primary production in Scottish waters and the impact of large scale marine renewables and climate change
  • Leaving the safety of the forest: The landscape-scale dynamics of the northern goshawk, a protected mobile species occupying areas with varying levels of protection