Adam Seward

Bridge of Earn

Adam is a freelance conservation biologist based in Perthshire, Scotland. For his PhD he studied the impacts of climate change on migratory birds at Cardiff University and the James Hutton Institute. He then spent three years as the Research Officer of Red Squirrels Northern England, where he set up one of the UK’s largest ever mammal monitoring programmes to assess whether red squirrel conservation actions are working. At RSNE he also initiated and oversaw a network of study sites to investigate the effectiveness of local grey squirrel culling and co-supervised an ongoing Newcastle University PhD on red squirrel-grey squirrel dynamics. Adam has a wealth of field research experience, having led and participated in research projects in the Arctic, Africa, SE Asia and the UK. He enjoys being in the field immersed in nature as well as turning ecological datasets into digestible information with statistical models.