Welcome to Oikos’ Editorial Board, Dr Andrew MacDougall, University of Guelph. Visit his webpage here. And read more about him below:
1. What’s you main research focus at the moment?
How the co-varying influences of global environmental change transform fundamental processes relating to diversity and function in terrestrial systems
2. Can you describe your research career? Where, what, when?
I have been at the University of Guelph since 2006; prior to my PhD, I worked for several years as a government research biologist in eastern Canada.
3. How come that you became a scientist in ecology?
a love of the outdoors, and a curiosity about the workings of the natural world
4. What do you do when you’re not working?
[laughter] being dad, road biking, yoga