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Dr Katy Hayden

Dr Katy Hayden

Katy Hayden

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Arboretum Pl


Katy is an evolutionary ecologist and RBGE’s Quarantine and Plant Health Officer. Her research is focused on the evolutionary changes that may drive or be driven by new host-microbe associations, and on appropriate management responses. Her work bridges Science and Horticulture, investigating best practice for biosecurity for a conservation organisation, and communicating her work to practitioners and the public.

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
  • 1.3.3 Resilience of ecosystems and biodiversity


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