Public Lecture By Professor Rob Slotow
Join us for an entertaining and informative look at the interesting research being undertaken by CAES academics.
Topic: Elephants and Society
Going beyond the biological to explore the importance of considering social and societal aspects concerning elephants, which have broad value to society.
About the speaker:
Rob Slotow is Professor at University of Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, and Honorary Professor at University College London. Rob focuses on applied research that can be translated into practical solutions, working on conservation of large mammals, biogeography of invertebrates, land-use planning for environmental sustainability, and environmental contribution to achieving SDGs. He leads large, transdisciplinary projects, and is the Oppenheimer Fellowship in Functional Biodiversity to catalyse socio-ecological research and mentor emerging researchers. Rob is co-chair of the African Elephant Specialist Group.