Environmental history. Tourism and the environment. Sustainable tourism. Eco-tourism. Environmental management. Environmental policy. Birds and birdwatching. British wildlife. Television and radio natural history/wildlife programming. BBC Natural History Unit. Australia and New Zealand ecology. Public history and heritage. Environmental geography. Landscape history. Antarctica.
He is part of The University of Nottingham’s EU/Europe Expert Group.
Over the past few years Dr Lambert has been involved in the making of a number of major natural history and wildlife television series. For example, this has included:
Britain’s Big Wildlife Revival, BBC1 August 2013.
In Pursuit of the Ridiculous, BBC Radio 4 November 2012.
Birds Britannia, four-part BBC 4 series November 2010.
Timeshift When Britain Went Wild, BBC4 October 2010.
Making Scotland's Landscape, BBC1 in Scotland and BBC 2 in England October/November 2010.
In November 2013, Rob and wildlife TV Producer, Stephen Moss, interviewed Bill Oddie and Chris Packham live on stage before an invited audience at the New Networks for Nature (N3) symposium.
Dr Lambert has strong working links with the BBC Natural History Unit in Bristol and independent TV companies, and he is involved in wildlife documentary-making as both a 'talking head' expert and an academic consultant on scripts. In addition, his work as an international ‘observer’ of sustainable tourism operations for the International Association of Antarctic Tour Operators (IAATO) in Antarctica has generated a number of media opportunities.
Dr Lambert is hugely involved in the British nature and wildlife community. He is Vice-President of the Isles of Scilly Wildlife Trust, and one of the national ‘Ambassadors’ for the wider Wildlife Trusts movement. In 2011 & 2012, he was runner-up in the quiz ‘Celebrity Wild Brain of Britain’. He is a very keen birdwatcher and conservation figure.
Find out more via Dr Lambert's Nottingham University Business School webpage and his Department of History webpage.