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Dr Wayne Dawson

Associate Professor

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Associate Professor in the Department of Biosciences113 


Research Focus

I am a plant ecologist, and my research is currently focused on the ecology of plant invasions at global, community and individual plant scales. I am particularly interested in understanding how soil biota might drive and also respond to plant invasions.

Research groups

Esteem Indicators

  • Editor-in-Chief: Plant-Environment Interactions
  • Member: British Ecological Society


Book review

Chapter in book

  • Hulme, P.E., Burslem, D.F.R.P., Dawson, W., Edward, E., Richard, J. & Trevelyan, R. (2013). Aliens in the Arc: Are invasive trees a threat to the montane forests of East Africa? In Plant Invasions in Protected Areas: Patterns, Problems and Challenges. Foxcroft, L.C., Pyšek, P., Richardson, D.M. & Genovesi, P. Springer. 7: 145-165.

Journal Article

Supervision students