Kate Jones

University College London
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Kate Jones is Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity, and Director of the UCL East People and Nature Lab at UCL’s new cross-disciplinary campus in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Kate has held appointments at the University of Cambridge, Columbia University, University of Virginia, Imperial College London, and is an honorary fellow at the Zoological Society of London.

She has written over 150 articles and book chapters in prestigious journals, is a UK government scientific advisor, chaired The Bat Conservation Trust for 5 years, and served as an expert advisor to the UK’s Climate Change Committee. Kate won the Leverhulme Prize for outstanding contributions to Zoology in 2008, and in 2022 won both ZSL’s Marsh Award for Conservation Biology and British Ecology Society’s Marsh Award for Ecology.