Richard Lindsay

Mr Richard Lindsay

Principal Lecturer

Ecology, Conservation and Environmental Sustainability

Research, Innovation and Enterprise

Richard Lindsay is an internationally respected specialist in the ecology and conservation of peatland ecosystems, and is also responsible for running the MRes in Environmental Sustainability.

Areas Of Interest

Richard's current focus is on the evaluation of peatland site condition, and the use of virtual reality in the use of training.  He is also actively involved in global initiatives to improve the mapping and evaluation of the world's peatland resources and their many ecosystem services.  To this end, he is currently working with the UN FAO and the UN IPBEs programmes to develop improved approaches to these issues.  He is also working with the IUCN UK Peatland Programme to develop citizen science programmes aimed at engaging communities with peatlands in their local area. You can access Richard's portfolio here.