School of Natural and Environmental Sciences

Staff Profile

Dr Fredric Windsor

Research Associate



I am an ecologist interested in using network theory to understand how environmental change impacts the structure and function of ecosystems.

Brief CV

  • 2019-present: Postdoctoral Research Associate "Developing network ecology to understand and secure resilient food systems" with Prof Darren Evans, Prof Paulo Roberto Guimarães Junior and Prof Mariano Devoto (Royal Society Challenge-led Grant, Newcastle University)
  • 2015-2019: PhD "The transfer and ecology effects of xenobiotic pollutants in freshwater ecosystems" with Prof Steve Ormerod and Prof Charles Tyler (GW4 DTP Studentship, Cardiff University)
  • 2014-2015: River Environments and their Management MSc (British Hydrological Society Scholarship, University of Birmingham)
  • 2011-2014: Geography BSc (WA Cadbury Award, University of Birmingham)

External activities

  • Grants Committee of the British Ecological Society (2020-present)
  • Editorial Advisory Panel for Global Change Biology (2020-present)
  • Early Career Representative for the European Federation of Freshwater Sciences (2016-present)
  • Early Career Committee Member of the Cardiff University Water Research Institute (2016-2018)

Membership of Learned Societies

  • Member of the British Ecological Society
  • Member of the Royal Society of Biology
  • Member of the Royal Society of Entomology
  • Member of the Freshwater Biological Association

Personal websites

Google scholar



ORCID 0000-0001-5030-3470

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