Dr William Milliken

Research Leader

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Department

Natural Capital and Plant Health

Team

Diversity and Livelihoods

Specialism

Application of plant science to human livelihoods and climate change adaptation, including health, food security and restoration of natural capital

Biography Plus

My role is the development and leadership of a research programme focused on the application of plant and fungal science to human livelihoods and climate change adaptation, including health, food security and the restoration of natural capital. 

Qualifications and appointments Plus
  • MA, Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1985
  • PhD, University of Cambridge, 1999
Selected publications Plus

Ter Steege, H. et al. (incl. W. Milliken) (2013)

Hyperdominance in the Amazonian tree flora

Science 342. DOI: 10.1126/science.1243092. Available online

Pareyn, F., Milliken, W., Baracat, A., Gariglio, M.A., Santos, E.M., Galindo, R.C.A.P., Gasson P., Gallindo, F.A.T. & Hassett, D.M. (2013)

Cuidando da Caatinga

Associação Plantas do Nordeste (APNE) & Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Barlow, J., Ewers, R. M., Anderson L., Aragao, L. E. O. C., Baker, T., Boyd E., Feldpausch T., Gloor E., Hall A., Malhi Y., Milliken, W., Mulligan M., Parry L., Pennington, R. T., Peres C. A., Phillips O., Roman-Cuesta R. M., Tobias J. & Gardner T. A. (2011)

Using learning networks to understand complex systems: a case study of biological, geophysical and social research in the Amazon

Biological Reviews. 86: 457 – 474. Available online

Milliken, W., Zappi D., Sasaki D., Hopkins M. & Pennington, R. T. (2011) 

Amazon vegetation: how much don’t we know and how much does it matter? 

Kew Bulletin 65(4): 691 – 709. Available online

Whaley, O. Q, Beresford-Jones, D. G. Milliken, W., Orellana, A., Smyk, A. & Leguia, J. (2011)

Kew Bulletin 65(4): 613-641

Projects Plus

Get in touch

Email

w.milliken@kew.org

Twitter

@willmilliken

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