Post-graduate research student
Herbarium, Library, Art and Archives
Joined Kew:October 2009
Foreign Language(s):Spanish (conversational), French (basic).
Qualifications & Appointments
BSc, Tropical Environmental Science, University of Aberdeen, 2008
MSc, Biodiversity & Taxonomy of Plants, University of Edinburgh/RBGE, 2009
Monographing Syzygium from across the entire African continent and compiling a checklist of Indian Ocean taxa with molecular phylogeny and biogeography analyses of the region. Other interests include Zambian floristics and APG plant family classification and identification.
Selected Recent Publications
Byng, J. W., Racey, P. A., and Swaine, M. D. (2010). The ecological impacts of a migratory bat population on their seasonal roost in Kasanka National Park, Zambia. African Journal of Ecology, 48. 29-36.