Dr Alison Haughton
May 23, 2017
Dr Alison Haughton was awarded a PhD in Ecology by the Open University after gaining a First Class BSc (Hons) in Conservation Ecology at Manchester Metropolitan University. She has published more than 40 papers in peer- reviewed journals during her research career. Alison worked for more than 17 years at Rothamsted Research researching how novel crops, farming methods and environmental stressors affect farmland biodiversity, ecosystem function, pollinator movement and ecosystem services. Most recently, Alison has led and published research on effects of pathogens on flight performance in honey bees in Environmental Microbiology Reports and variability in floral traits of oilseed rape varieties in Global Change Biology Bioenergy. Dr Haughton is a member of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders and has a rich history of peer-reviewing for prestigious journals, such as Scientific Reports, Science and Journal of Applied Ecology (Publons). Dr Haughton has expertise in population, community and functional ecology, insect behaviour, insect-microbe interactions, ecosystem services and pollination sciences.