Ed Parker CV


2015 – 2019     PhD Candidate LJMU

PhD Thesis: Ranging patterns and resource use in samango monkeys. Supervised by Dr. Nicola Koyama & Prof. Russell Hill

LJMU PhD Studentship

2011 – 2012     University of Liverpool MSc, Zoology, (First Class Hons)

Courses: Evolution and Behaviour, Advanced Statistics for Biological Research, Research Methods and Applications in Biological Sciences

MSc Thesis: The impact of ecotourism on the ranging behaviour of lar gibbons (Hylobates lar) in Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

Supervised by Prof. Steven Edwards

2008 – 2011     University of Liverpool BSc, Zoology, (First Class Hons)

Courses: Advanced Skills in Zoology, Zoology Field Course, Conservation Biology, Current Topics in Animal Behaviour

BSc Thesis: Physiological parameters that affect red cell sickling in sheep erythrocytes. Supervised by Dr. Michael Berenbrink.

Research Experience

02/2016 – 10/2017           PhD field work – Primate and Predator Project, South Africa

07/2017 – 09/2017          Interim primate coordinator – Primate and Predator Project, South Africa

06/2011 – 08/2012           Research internship – Khao Yai National Park, Thailand

09/2012 – 12/2012 & 02/2015 – 09/2015               Research assistant – University of Liverpool, UK

Teaching Experience

09/2015 – 12/2018           Demonstrator

09/2014 – 02/2015           PGCE Secondary Biology, Liverpool Hope University


R, QGIS, remote sensing, DNA extraction, PCR, gel electrophoresis, microsatellite analysis

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