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Samuel Crofts


Sam obtained his BSc in Ecology and Conservation from the University of Sussex in 2013. He has recently completed an MSc in Conservation Ecology at Oxford Brookes University. His thesis investigated relationships between habitat and diet of Little Owls in Gloucestershire. During his studies he has held a number of Research Assistant positions within the Edward Grey Institute of Field Ornithology at the University of Oxford. At UCC, Sam worked as a Research Assistant with Professor John Quinn on the ERC funded project “The evolutionary ecology of cognition across a heterogeneous landscape.”



Samuel Crofts

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Research Assistant


Past Members

UCC Ornithology Research Group

School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, UCC North Mall Campus, North Mall, Cork City,