Prof. Dr. Margaret Owuor
Professor for Integrative Biodiversity Conservation Science
Prof. Dr. Margaret Owuor is a conservation ecologist with a strong background in freshwater, coastal and marine ecosystems. She is affiliated with the Institute of Ecology and Evolution at the University of Bern. Her research focuses on nature's benefits to people and biodiversity conservation using ecosystem services approaches and frameworks - with a keen interest in the integration of science with policy in countries of the Global South. She has adopted a strongly local participatory approach in her research. She enjoys working with young people through teaching and mentorship, in order to ensure that they gain confidence in their work as they develop their careers.