Dr Roy Armstrong, PhD

  • Senior Lecturer and Programme leader in Zoology
  • Department of Science, Natural Resources and Outdoor Studies
  • Conservation
Dr Roy Armstrong, PhD


Roy has worked on conservation projects in various countries, including Sri Lanka and Madagascar, and is spearheading the University's work in The Gambia. Research interests include animal and plant surveys, population regulation in birds and vertebrate reintroductions. Outside of the University, Roy runs a successful biological consultancy and is a member of the UK bird strike committee. Teaching interests include applied field studies and current trends in conservation.

Qualifications and memberships

BSc (Hons) Zoology (Liverpool)

PhD 'Factors affecting the breeding success of the Herring Gull' (Glasgow)