Anne Magurran

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Anne Magurran
Anne Elizabeth Magurran

1955 (age 62–63)
EducationUniversity of Ulster (Ph.D.)
Scientific career
InstitutionsSt. Andrews University
ThesisBiological diversity and woodland management: an investigation with special reference to Banagher, Co. Derry, N. Ireland (1981)
Doctoral studentsHélder Queiroz

Anne Elizabeth Magurran FRSE (born 1955) is a British population biologist at St. Andrews University in Scotland. She obtained her Ph.D. at the University of Ulster and was a postdoctoral fellow at the universities of Bangor and Oxford. She is the author of several important books on biological diversity and its quantification, as essential for biological conservation.

She has worked with Robert May and other leading biologists, including Helder Queiroz, whom she advised. Her projects are on tropical freshwater fish communities in the Neotropics and India.

Selected publications[edit]

  • Magurran, Anne E. (1988). Ecological Diversity and Its Measurement. Princeton: Princeton University Press. ISBN 9780691084916.
  • Magurran, A. E. 2004. Measuring biological diversity. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 0-632-05633-9
  • Magurran, Anne E. (2005). Evolutionary Ecology: The Trinidadian Guppy. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0198527853.
  • Magurran, A. E. & R. M. May (eds.). 1999. Evolution of Biological Diversity. Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-850304-0.

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