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Arthur Broadbent

  • PhD student
  • Lancaster University
  • 2PublicationsNumber of items in Arthur's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Ecosystem ecologyInvasion ecologyPlant-soil interactionsGlobal environmental change


Currently working on a plant invasion facilitation study across the nutrient network ( with Jennifer Firn at the Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane and enjoying the Australian spring!

Publications (2)

  • Invasive N-fixer Impacts on Litter Decomposition Driven by Changes to Soil Properties Not Litter Quality

    • Broadbent A
    • Orwin K
    • Peltzer D
    • et al.
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  • The bumblebee Bombus hortorum is the main pollinating visitor to Digitalis purpurea (Common Foxglove) in a UK population

    • Broadbent A
    • Bourke A

Professional experience

PhD student

Lancaster University

October 2013 - Present

Lab research assistant

Universitat Bern

June 2013 - October 2013(4 months)

Field research assistant

Universitat Bern

April 2012 - October 2012(6 months)

Field research assistant

University of East Anglia

June 2011 - September 2011(3 months)


BSc Environmental Sciences with year abroad

University of East Anglia

September 2007 - July 2011(4 years)

BSc - Year abroad

University of Victoria

September 2009 - June 2010(9 months)