Research & Evidence Co-ordinator
I co-ordinate the Woodland Trust’s Research Programme. I recently completed a PhD at the University of Edinburgh using citizen science to look at the timing of spring in UK woodlands.
Christine Tansey has 8 items in their collection
British Woodlands Survey 2017
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 14 March 2018, Tree planting, Policy & influence
The newly published report of the 2017 British Woodlands Survey has revealed the latest views and concerns of woodland owners and managers across the UK.
Could pine martens help control the invasive grey squirrel?
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 29 November 2017, Wildlife & nature
Cat McNicol is investigating how pine martens may influence the behaviour and impact of invasive grey squirrels in woodland.
Health and wellbeing: how do woods help?
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 6 November 2017, Working with partners, Things to see and do
Nature offers a fantastic and easily accessible resource which promotes our physical and mental health. Find out how Heli Gittens' research is making the connection between woodland and wellbeing.
PhDs we support: sheep and trees
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 30 May 2017, Tree planting
Find out about Pip Jones’ PhD work on the role that trees can play on farms, by providing shelter for sheep. Find out where an electric sheep’s data logger is kept, and how many turnips are involved in her research!
PhDs we support: Soils and woodland
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 16 April 2017, Working with partners, Things to see and do
Find out about Justin Byrne’s PhD work on understanding the importance of woodland soils. What soil mysteries will he explore? Which cartoon inspired him to do so?
Introduction to PhDs with the Woodland Trust
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 14 March 2017, Things to see and do
We're involved in multiple research projects as part of our research programme which helps us better understand the field in which we work. Learn how it works, what have we discovered so far and how you can get involved.
Will our plants keep up with warmer springs?
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 22 February 2017, Threats, Wildlife & nature
Thanks to your records from Nature’s Calendar, we know that spring is getting earlier as temperatures rise. But how will plants continue to respond in the future? Find out more.
Track a Tree 2016: Help record spring in the woods
Blog post By Christine Tansey, 17 February 2016, Wildlife & nature
Track a Tree, Nature’s Calendar sister project, is about to start the 2016 recording season, and we’re looking for more people to get involved.
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