Patrick White

Patrick White

Dr Patrick White MCIEEM, FHEA



Currently lecturer in environmental biology in the School of Applied Sciences [2013 - present]

- Postdoctoral research scientist in Upland Research Group, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust [2010-2013]
- PhD at Centre for Agri-environmental Research, University of Reading, with Allerton Project, Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust [2005-2009]
- BSc Ecological Sciences in School of Geosciences, Edinburgh University [2001-2005]

- Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management Scottish Section Committee member
- IUCN Otter Specialist Group member


Invited Speaker

  • University of Uppsala ‘6th International Black Grouse Conference’  (University of Uppsala, Sweden) TALK
  • British Ornithologists’ Union ‘Avian demography in a changing world’ (University of Leicester, England) TALK
  • Forestry Commission ‘Future of Scotland’s Woodland Grouse’ (Dunkeld, Scotland) TALK
  • Moorland Forum/GWCT ‘Thinking CAP – Upland Research and Management’ (Perth, Scotland) TALK
  • Oxford University’s Edward Grey Institute ‘Student Conference’ (University of Groningen, Netherlands) TALK
  • The Wildlife Information Centre Autumn Conference ‘Why biological recording matters’ (Vogrie Country Park, Scotland) TALK
  • Perthshire Black Grouse Study Group Annual Meeting
  • Society for Conservation Biology ‘3rd European Congress of Conservation Biologists’ (Glasgow, Scotland) TALK


Media Activity

  • Featured on BBC radio’s ‘Out of Doors’ to discuss black grouse research
  • Featured on BBC television’s ‘Landward’ to discuss black grouse research



  • Reviewer: Journal of Applied Ecology; Ecological Modelling; Bird Study; Ibis
  • Reviewer - Ibis (British Ornithologists' Union)
  • Reviewer- Ecological Modelling (Elsevier)


Advisory panels and expert committees/witness

  • CIEEM Scottish Section Committee Member
  • IUCN Otter Specialist Group Member


Fellowships and Awards

  • Edinburgh Napier Students' Association Excellence Award - Best Tutor (Applied Sciences)


External Examining/Validations

  • External Examiner, University of Greenwich


Current Post Grad projects