Primate Conservation (MSc, MRes)

  • MSc Primate Conservation
  • MRes Primatology and Conservation

During Induction week, make sure you follow your course induction schedule below, this must take priority over any other events. Most of these induction events will be on campus but there may be additional online events that you will need to attend or watch.

Next steps

Induction schedule

Please read the live version of your schedule below and make sure to check back here for any updates.

Monday 19 September

Time Event details Location
12:00pm - 2:00pm

Welcome Meeting and Induction

Welcome and Induction, for all Primate Conservation Postgraduate Students with Course Director, Professor Anna Nekaris

G.501, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Social event

Refreshments will be provided 

G.501, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Tuesday 20 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 3:00pm

Welcome, presentations and lunch

G.501, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Wednesday 21 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

Bodleian Library introduction session. Library induction and pick your library card.

Meet in the Weston Library entrance, Broad Street, OX1 3BG.

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Punting in Oxford

An Afternoon punting on the river weather permitting

Meet at Magdalen Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4AU

Thursday 22 September

Time Event details Location
10:00am - 12:00pm

Module Registration Helpdesk

Drop in if you need help adding on your optional modules

G.110, Gibbs Building, Headington Campus

Friday 23 September

Time Event details Location
2:00pm - 3:00pm

Library Resources for Primate Conservation

JHB.B09, Library Basement Training Room, John Henry Brookes Building, Headington Campus

Key contacts

Job title Name Contact details
Student Support Coordinator Mandy Archer marcher@brookes.ac.uk
Subject Coordinator Prof Anna Nekaris anekaris@brookes.ac.uk
Interim Programme Lead Prof Simon Underdown sunderdown@brookes.ac.uk
Programme Administrator Lauren Hall lhall@brookes.ac.uk
Laboratory Technician Ashley Cushman acushman@brookes.ac.uk

Reading lists

This is an indicative reading list of the core books used on the course for the compulsory modules. There is no expectation for you to buy any of the books, they are all available in our library.

For optional modules, once you have chosen them, you can contact the module leaders if you would like details of the core reading. 

MSc Primate Conservation  

PATHWAYS

  • Human Primate Interface
  • Lemurs and Nocturnal Primates
  • Apes in the Anthropocene

MSc Primate Conservation

MRes Primatology and Conservation

Compulsory Modules Recommended Core Text

ANTH7001

Primate Diversity & Conservation; Theory, Methods & Practise

Campbell, C., Fuentes, A., MacKinnon, K., Bearder SK & Stumpf, R. (2011) Primates in Perspective, 2nd edition. Oxford University Press, Oxford

ANTH7001

Primate Diversity & Conservation; Theory, Methods & Practise

Cowlishaw, G. & Dunbar, R.I.M. (2000) Primate Conservation Biology, Chicago University Press, Chicago.

ANTH7004

Genetics and Population Management

Frankham, R., Ballou, J.D. & Briscoe, D.A. (2009) Introduction to Conservation Genetics, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

ANTH7005

Captive Management and Rehabilitation

Hosey, G., Melfi, V. & Pankhurst, S. (2013) Zoo Animals: Behaviour, Management and Welfare, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

ANTH7006

Conservation Education

Jacobsen, S., McDuff, M. & Monroe, M. (2015) Conservation Education and Outreach Techniques, 2nd edition, Oxford University Press, Oxford.

ANTH7002

People-Primate Interactions

Knight, J. (2000) Natural Enemies: People-Wildlife Conflicts in Anthropological Perspective, Routledge, London

ANTH7003

Primate Conservation - Research Methods

Setchell, J.M. & Curtis, D.J. (2011) Field and Laboratory Methods in Primatology: A Practical Guide, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.

ANTH7001

Primate Diversity & Conservation; Theory, Methods & Practise

Wich, S. A., & Marshall, A. J. (Eds.). (2016). An introduction to primate conservation. Oxford University Press.