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Dr Lynn Dicks

Dr Lynn Dicks

NERC Research Fellow,

Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge


Lynn is a Research Fellow funded by the Natural Environment Research Council under the Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Sustainability Programme (2013-2016). She has been a NERC Knowledge Exchange Fellow, linked to the Insect Pollinators Initiative(2011-2014) and she is a Co-ordinating Lead Author of the IPBES Thematic assessment of pollinators, pollination and food production. She has a degree from Oxford University in Biological Sciences (1995) and a PhD from Cambridge University (2002) on the ecology of flower-visiting insects. From 2002-2009, she worked as a science writer and science communications adviser.


  • insect and pollinator ecology
  • agriculture and biodiversity
  • biodiversity conservation