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Dr Christopher Ellis

Dr Christopher Ellis

Christopher Ellis

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Arboretum Pl


Christopher is head of Cryptogamic Plants and Fungi at the Royal Botanical Garden in Edinburgh, using his research to understand how habitat management can offset negative impacts of global change. He co-ordinates RBGE's Scottish biodiversity science, including activities contributing to the Scottish Biodiversity Strategy (2020 Route Map) and the Scottish Government’s Strategic Research Programme (Theme 1 - Natural Assets).

Leading Ideas

  • Climate and the Environment
  • Biodiversity and Ecosystems

Area of Strategic Research Programme

Further information the Scottish Government's Strategic Research Programme is available

  • Theme 1: Natural Assets
  • 1.3 - Biodiversity and Ecosystems
  • 1.3.1 Biodiversity and ecosystem function
  • 1.3.2 Ecosystem services provision