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Markus Eichhorn

Lecturer in Ecology, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Biography

MA(Hons) University of Cambridge (Trinity College) 1999; PhD University of Leeds 2003, Post-doctorate researcher, Lecturer and Assistant herbarium curator 2003-04; Post-doctorate researcher at University of Sheffield 2005; Lecturer at University of Nottingham 2005-present.

Teaching Summary

My teaching focusses on community ecology, or the higher organisation of natural systems. I have a particular focus on field ecology and am keen to ensure that students have the opportunity to gain… read more

Research Summary

My research studies how forest structures form through the interactions among trees, and how the organisation of forests influences other things that live inside them. For details of current research… read more

Selected Publications

My teaching focusses on community ecology, or the higher organisation of natural systems. I have a particular focus on field ecology and am keen to ensure that students have the opportunity to gain practical experience. For details of my major teaching interests see my textbook Natural Systems.

Current Research

My research studies how forest structures form through the interactions among trees, and how the organisation of forests influences other things that live inside them. For details of current research projects see http://treesinspace.com/my-research/.

Future Research

I am interested in all aspects of the spatial organisation of natural systems, and would welcome suggestions for research collaborations or applications from graduate students wishing to work in this field.

School of Life Sciences

University of Nottingham
Medical School
Queen's Medical Centre
Nottingham NG7 2UH

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