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Ecology and Conservation

Dr Julie Hawkins

Dr Julie Hawkins

Senior Lecturer

 Stella Turk Building 


University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, Penryn, TR10 9FE



2003    PhD University of York. Impacts and Management of Fisheries and Tourism on Caribbean Coral Reefs.

1991      MSc (by research) University of Liverpool. Effects of recreational diving on coral reefs of southern Sinai.

1985     Biology BSc (Hons) 2i University of York.


2006 - 2020        Lecturer, Environment Department, University of York.

1995 - 2006        Research Associate, Environment Department, University of York.

1992 - 1995        Research Associate, Eastern Caribbean Center, University of the Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands.

1990 - 1992        Research Assistant at the Dept of Marine Sciences and Coastal Management, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne.

1987 - 1990        Research Assistant at the Marine Research Centre of Suez Canal University, Egypt.

1986 - 1987        Assistant Regional Officer, Nature Conservancy Council, York.

1985 - 1986        Officer for the National Garden Festival, Stoke on Trent.       

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Journal articles

Burns P, Hawkins J, Roberts C (2020). Reconstructing the history of ocean wildlife around Ascension Island. AQUATIC CONSERVATION-MARINE AND FRESHWATER ECOSYSTEMS, 30(6), 1220-1237.  Author URL.
O'Leary BC, Ban NC, Fernandez M, Friedlander AM, García-Borboroglu P, Golbuu Y, Guidetti P, Harris JM, Hawkins JP, Langlois T, et al (2018). Addressing Criticisms of Large-Scale Marine Protected Areas. BioScience, 68(5), 359-370. Abstract.
O'Leary BC, Winther-Janson M, Bainbridge JM, Aitken J, Hawkins JP, Roberts CM (2016). Effective Coverage Targets for Ocean Protection. Conservation Letters, 9(6), 398-404. Abstract.
Bégin C, Schelten CK, Nugues MM, Hawkins J, Roberts C, Côté IM (2016). Effects of Protection and Sediment Stress on Coral Reefs in Saint Lucia. PLoS One, 11(2). Abstract.  Author URL.
Peters H, O'Leary BC, Hawkins JP, Roberts CM (2016). The cone snails of Cape Verde: Marine endemism at a terrestrial scale. Global Ecology and Conservation, 7, 201-213. Abstract.
Peters H, O'Leary BC, Hawkins JP, Roberts CM (2015). Identifying species at extinction risk using global models of anthropogenic impact. Global Change Biology, 21(2), 618-628. Abstract.

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