Professional summary

Brief CV

  • 2022 - Present: Spatial Data Analyst, UKCEH Edinburgh.

  • 2019 - 2022: Spatial Ecological Modeller, UKCEH Wallingford.

  • 2019: Postdoctoral Researcher, Troutreach, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, & the University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • 2018 - 2019: Post-Doctoral Research Assistant, Troutreach, Saskatchewan Wildlife Federation, & the University of Saskatchewan, Canada

  • 2014 - 2018: PhD, University of Leeds & the Centre for Ecology & Hydrology. "Predicting ecological impact of invasive species''. Dr. Alison Dunn, Prof. Lee Brown and Prof. Helen Roy.

  • 2012 - 2013: MSc. Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, Imperial College London. "Alien floras within the urban environment; a spatial analysis of Greater London’s plant communities''. Prof. Mick Crawley.

  • 2009 - 2012: BSc. (Hons) Biological Sciences, University of Reading. Dr. Louise Johnson.

Peer-reviewed publications:

  • Fincham, W.N.W., Brown, L.E. Roy, H.E., Dunn, A.M., Interactive effects of resource quality and temperature drive differences in detritivory among native and invasive freshwater amphipods [In Prep.]

  • Fincham, W.N.W., Alison M. Dunn, Lee E. Brown, Helen Hesketh, Helen E. Roy (2019) Predators under pressure: predicting the impacts of an invasive non-native predator under pathogen pressure. (2019)

  • Kenna D., Fincham W.N.W., Dunn A.M., Brown L.E., Hassall C. (2017) Antagonistic effects of biological invasion and environmental warming on detritus processing in freshwater ecosystems. Oecologia 183:895

  • Ziv G., Mullin K., Boeuf B., Fincham W., Taylor N.,  Villalobos-Jiménec G., von Vittorelli L., Wolf C., Fritsch O., Strauch M., Seppelt R., Volk M., Beckmann M. (2016) Water quality is a poor predictor of recreational hotspots in England. PLOS ONE 11(11); e0166950

Outreach publications

  • Rachel Farrow, William Fincham (2017) Woodland ladybirds: Impacts of the harlequin ladybird, Wood Wise, Summer 2017, pp.16-19

  • William Fincham, Katie Murray, Alison Dunn, Helen Roy (2016) 10 years of invasion; The harlequin ladybird in Britain, The Biologist, June, pp.28-31