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Photo description Cast netter in Khammouane district, Lao PDR. Source Caroline Garaway


Students from the MSc Anthropology, Environment and Development have gone on to a wide range of relevant careers in research, teaching, consultancy, policy and advocacy work in Universities, Governmental bodies, National and International NGO's and International Research Organisations (such as the CGIAR's).

These have included but are not limited to:

  • Department for International Development (DfID), UK
  • Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) of the UN
  • East Asia Pacific; Climate change
  • Weinberg Foundation
  • International Centre for Tropical Agriculture: IPM Programme
  • Touchstone Trust
  • Anthrotect, Columbia
  • Durrell Wildlife Institute
  • Fauna & Flora International
  • Russian Think Tank on land tenure and reform
  • UK Parliamentary research
  • Indigenous Education Foundation of Tanzania
  • World Bank (Indonesia)
  • IUCN
  • Children in Crisis
  • University of Cambridge
  • Futerra Sustainability Communications

For contact details and further details about the work of some of our recent alumni, please visit the HERG research group.

Others have continued on to PhD Research either within this department or beyond. PhD topics of recent alumni include

  • Identifying and understanding consumers of wild animal products in Hanoi, Vietnam: implications for conservation management. (Rebecca Drury, UCL Anthropology; ESRC studentship)
  • Land, people and post-socialist policies in southern Siberia. (Tatyana Intigrinova, UCL Anthropology; Dorothy Hodgkins Award)
  • Conservation and development; the search for synergies around an MPA on the coast of Kenya (Christine Carter, UCL Anthropology; ESRC Studentship)
  • Roads, rights and resources: Environment and development in southern Belize (Sophie Haines, UCL Anthropology, ESRC Studentship)