Prof. steve johnson

Director of Centre for Functional Biodiversity
Professor Steve Johnson holds the South African Research Chair in Evolutionary Biology and is a Professor in the School of Life Sciences on UKZN's Pietermaritzburg campus.
Rob Slotow

Prof. Rob slotow

Core Team Member
Professor in the School of Life Sciences, Pietermaritzburg campus. Research focus is on sustainable environmental decision-making from a conservation biology perspective.

Prof Colleen Downs

My interests are broad and multidisciplinary. They include the conservation, general biology and ecophysiology (particularly nutrition, digestive physiology, frugivory and thermal biology) of terrestrial vertebrates in unpredictable environments.

Dr Adam Shuttleworth

I am broadly interested in evolutionary ecology with a particular focus in chemical ecology and the mechanisms underlying ecological interactions, particularly between insects and plants.