Expertise Database

Do you want to contribute to our policy work and enhance the impact of your research?

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Do you want your research to inform decisions which shape society? Is it important to you that policies are informed by the latest scientific evidence? Are you looking for ways to communicate the excitement of your research to the public?

Join our expertise database to access all of the opportunities that the Society can offer to increase the impact of your research. Registering takes just a couple of minutes, and wherever you are in your career, there are many opportunities to get involved:

  • Find out about relevant events and projects
  • Support our policy work by contributing to relevant publications, consultation responses and meetings
  • Raise your profile by being first in line when the media are looking for ecological comment

Join the database

To join the database you must login to the members area of our website.

Find an ecological expert

Our expertise database contains over 800 ecologists from the UK and abroad, with extensive knowledge on issues including conservation, ecosystem services, conservation, GMOs, climate change and more.

If you are a policymaker or journalist seeking to connect with a relevant expert for scientific advice or informed comment, please contact us at or respectively.