Martin Muir, PhD

2
Mar

Head of Digital
Chester, UK
Martin is an award winning writer, published and exhibited travel photographer and has guided over 50 successful full stack web development and design projects with academic and non-profit organisations.

Martin designed, built and maintains our main websiteblog, discover and explore sites as well as managing a whole host of other digital tasks and tools for BV. He has led our digital communications team for 3 years.

Martin has a PhD in climate change adaptation and conservation policy with a focus on advanced GIS and socio-ecological modelling working with stakeholders at multiple scales. His research and teaching on climate change adaptation and conservation policy included mapping and modelling climate change scenarios, hydrological and ecological impacts and creating policy relevant decision support tools for environmental management and conservation strategy. He is an Honorary Research Fellow in the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow.

Martin’s previous expedition experience has taken him all over the world working with conservation agencies in the UK with WDC, Indonesian Borneo with OuTrop, Bolivia and Gambia with Glasgow ExSoc and living for a year in Ecuador with the indigenous Payamino community remote in the amazon rainforest. He’s a keen photographer and has many many images from these travels, some of which have were exhibited in a rainforest hut he built in a Glasgow museum. True story

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