manleyBSc, MPhil, CEnv, MIEEM

Tel: 01284 652 531 x2261

Email: will.manley@rau.ac.uk

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Will is a chartered environmental scientist with specialist research and applied expertise in agri-ecosystems, biodiversity, countryside policy and rural recreational activities – with particular emphasis on the integration of these areas with commercial agriculture, forestry and rural development. He is a Defra appointed member of the Cotswolds Conservation Board. Will is also a principal lecturer at the Royal Agricultural University.

Recent Publications

Ruth Feber, Paul Johnson, Fran Tattersall, Will Manley, Barbara Hart, Helen Smith, David Macdonald. 2015. How can field margin management contribute to invertebrate biodiversity? In: DW Macdonald, RE Feber, eds. Wildlife Conservation on Farmland. Vol 1 Managing for Nature on Lowland Farms. Oxford University Press.

Ruth Feber, Paul Johnson, Les Firbank, Lisa Norton, Will Manley, Dan Chamberlain, Rob Fuller, Fiona Mathews and David Macdonald. 2015. Does organic farming affect biodiversity? In: DW Macdonald, RE Feber, eds. Wildlife Conservation on Farmland. Vol 1 Managing for Nature on Lowland Farms. Oxford University Press.

Jones, L., Norton, L., Austin, Z., Browne, A. L., Donovan, D., Emmett, B. A., Grabowski, Z. J. Howard, D. C., Jones, J. P., Kenter, J. O., Manley, W., Morris, C., Robinson, D. A., Short, C.J., Siriwardena, G. M., Stevens, C. J., Storkey, J., Waters, R.D. and Willis, G. F. (2015) Stocks and flows of natural and human-derived capital in ecosystem services. Land Use Policy, 52. pp. 151-162. ISSN 02648377

Ruth Feber, Paul J. Johnson, James Bell, Dan Chamberlain, Leslie Firbank, Robert Fuller, Will Manley, Fiona Mathews, Lisa Norton, Martin Townsend, David Macdonald. 2015. Organic Farming: Biodiversity Impacts Can Depend on Dispersal Characteristics and Landscape Context. Plos one, - 26 Aug 2015. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0135921

Rhiannon Naylor, Will Manley, Damian Maye, Gareth Enticott, Brian Ilbery and Alice Hamilton-Webb. 2015. The Framing of Public Knowledge Controversies in the Media: A Comparative Analysis of the Portrayal of Badger Vaccination in the English National, Regional and Farming Press. Sociologia Ruralis, 20 SEP 2015 DOI: 10.1111/soru.12105

DEFRA SoS appointed Member of the Cotswold Conservation Board
Member of the Cotswolds LEADER Local Action Group Executive

FCIEEM - Fellow Chartered Institute of Ecology and Environmental Management
C.Env - Chartered Environmentalist

Disciplinary Board member – CIEEM