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Geoff Hilton

  • PhD
  • Head of Conservation Science
  • Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust
  • 28h-indexImpact measure calculated using publication and citation counts. Updated daily.
  • 2433CitationsNumber of citations received by Geoff's publications. Updated daily.

Recent publications

  • Are long-term trends in Bewick’s Swan Cygnus columbianus bewickii numbers driven by changes in winter food resources?

    • Wood K
    • Newth J
    • Brides K
    • et al.
  • Combined palaeolimnological and ecological approach provides added value for understanding the character and drivers of recent environmental change in Flow Country lakes

    • Robson H
    • Jones V
    • Hilton G
    • et al.

Professional experience

Head of Conservation Science

Wildfowl & Wetland Trust

February 2009 - Present

Principal Conservation Scientist (International)

Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

April 1999 - January 2009(10 years)

Post-doctoral Research Assistant

School of Life Sciences, University of Glasgow

May 1998 - March 1999(10 months)



University of Glasgow

October 1994 - April 1998(4 years)

BSc (hons)

Newcastle University - University of Newcastle

October 1989 - June 1992(3 years)

Co-authors (230)

  • Rebecca Lee
  • Kevin Wood
  • Hannah Robson