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Dr Sam Williams, BSc (Hons), MRes, PhD, AHEA, MSB

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Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology

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My research focuses on the conservation and behavioural ecology of carnivores and primates in southern Africa. I am based in the the Soutpansberg Mountains in South Africa, where I work on the Primate and Predator Project in collaboration with Russell Hill. My PhD investigated the impact of land reform on the conservation large carnivores and human-wildlife conflict in Zimbabwe.

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Department of Anthropology

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