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Mr Lungten Dorji BSc, MSc

Postgraduate research student

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Mr Lungten Dorji is a postgraduate research student within the School of Biological Sciences, University of Southampton.

Lungten Dorji works as Forestry Officer in Department of Forest and Park Services of Bhutan. He has special interest in population ecology of Big-cats, and he is currently working on enhancing big-cat monitoring protocol.

Lungten has managed several conservation related projects prior to taking study leave from his employer.

2014 – 2016:  MSc in Forestry, Indira Gandhi National Forest Academy, Dehradun India.

2011 – 2014: BSc Life Sciences, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan, Bhutan.

Research interests

I am interested studying influences of human activities on distribution and abundance of wild felids. Currently I am focusing on studying movement ecology of wild felids which will help in enhancing wild cat monitoring protocol and mitigating Human Wildlife Conflict pertaining to wild felids.

Research project: Resolving biases in estimation of big-cat population densities for conservation

Supervisor: Professor Charles Patrick Doncaster

Funding: World Wildlife Fund, Panthera International and University of Southampton

Research group

Ecology and Evolution

Mr Lungten Dorji
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
SO17 1BJ

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