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.
- MA, Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge, 1985
- PhD, University of Cambridge, 1999
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
Increasing access to Richard Spruce’s ethnobotanical collections as a resource for environmental change and indigenous knowledge.
Balancing conservation and livelihoods in the Chimanimani Forest belt, Mozambique
Conservation and sustainable development with communities in the Chimanimani forest belt.
4 June 2019
Ethnoveterinary medicine: Can you help?
19 September 2018
Museu Nacional, Brazil: can Kew assist?
15 January 2018
Cattle in the Amazon: a hidden opportunity?
31 July 2015
Medicinal knowledge in the Amazon
What's in a collection? The Herbarium at Kew
Mobilising Richard Spruce’s 19th century Amazon legacy