PUBLICATIONS, PRESENTATIONS, AND OUTREACH

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:

  • Chapman, A. S. A., Beaulieu, S. E., Colaço, A., Gebruk, A. V., Hilario, A., Kihara, T. C., …, and Bates, A. E. (2019) sFDvent: A global trait database for deep-sea hydrothermal-vent fauna, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 28, doi: 10.1111/geb.12975.
  • Chapman, A. S. A., Tunnicliffe, V., and Bates, A. E. (2018) Both rare and common species make unique contributions to functional diversity in an ecosystem unaffected by human activities, Diversity and Distributions, 24, 5, 568 – 578, doi: 10.1111/ddi.12712.
  • Newbold, T., Adams, G. L., Robles, G. A., Boakes, E. H., Ferreira, G. B., Chapman, A. S. A., …, and Williams, J. J. (2019) Climate and land-use change homogenise terrestrial biodiversity, with consequences for ecosystem functioning and human well-being, Emerging Topics in Life Sciences, 3, 2, doi: 10.1042/ETLS20180135.
  • Carr, H., Abas, M., Boutahar, L., Caretti, O.N., Chan, W.Y., Chapman, A.S.A., […] and Zivian, A. (2020) ‘The Aichi Biodiversity Targets: achievements for marine conservation and priorities beyond 2020’, PeerJ, 8, e9743. DOI: 10.7717/peerj.9743.
  • Jellason, N.P., Robinson, E.J.Z., Chapman, A.S.A., Neina, D., Devenish, A.J.M., Po, J.Y.T., and Adolph, B. A. (2021) ‘Systematic review of drivers and constraints on agricultural expansion in sub-Saharan Africa’, Land, 10, 332, DOI: 10.3390/land10030332.
  • Jones, D., Amon, D., and Chapman, A. (2020) ‘Deep-sea Mining: Processes and Impacts’, in: Baker, M., Ramirez-Llodra, E., and Tyler, P. Natural Capital and Exploitation of the Deep Ocean, Oxford: Oxford University Press.
  • Jones, D. O. B., Amon, D. J., and Chapman, A. S. A. (2018) Mining deep-ocean mineral deposits: what are the ecological risks? Elements, 14, 325 – 330, doi: 10.2138/gselements.14.5.325.
  • McClain, C. R., Nunnally, C., Chapman, A. S. A., and Barry, J. P. (2018) Energetic increases lead to niche packing in deep-sea wood falls, Biology Letters, 14, 9, doi: 10.1098/rsbl.2018.0294.

PRESENTATIONS:

  • Invited symposium panelist: “Understanding and managing food security – nature conservation trade-offs: concepts and methods for decision-making”, 4th International Conference on Global Food Security, Dec 2020.
  • Invited workshop panelist: “Talking transdisciplinarity – how to achieve research impact through user engagement in cross-sectoral teams”, British Ecological Society (BES) Annual Meeting, Dec 2020.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. and Newbold, T. (2020) ‘Quantifying the biodiversity impact of meeting nutritional needs and closing yield gaps in Ghana, Ethiopia, and Zambia’, BES Annual Meeting, online talk.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. and Newbold, T. (2020) ‘Domestic crops overlap with African biodiversity, creating trade-offs between SDGs’, 4th International Conference on Global Food Security, online poster.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. and Newbold, T. (2020) ‘Domestic and traded crops coincide with African biodiversity hotspots, highlighting trade-offs between United Nations Sustainable Development Goals’, Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, online talk.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. (2020) ‘Staple crops overlap with African biodiversity, creating trade-offs between Sustainable Development Goals’, CBER Seminar, UCL, online seminar.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. (2020) ‘Life without light: Exploring some of the most extraordinary places on Earth’, talk for professional business society (‘Probus Club’) in Gloucestershire, online talk.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. (2020) ‘Mapping the uniqueness of some of the most unusual places on Earth’, lecture for Memorial University of Newfoundland (Canada) students, online lecture.
  • Chapman, A.S.A. and Newbold, T. (2019) ‘Staple crops overlap with African biodiversity, creating trade-offs between Sustainable Development Goals’, talk, BES Annual Meeting, Belfast.
  • Chapman, A. S. A. and Newbold, T. (2019) ‘Staple crops overlap with biodiversity, creating trade-offs between SDGs’, webinar, SENTINEL project team and members of RUFORUM, UK and Africa.
  • Newbold, T. and Chapman, A. S. A. (2019) ‘Staple crops growing in biodiversity hotspots highlight socio-economic and environmental trade-offs in Ghana’, oral presentation (given by T. Newbold), 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
  • Chapman, A. S. A. (2019) ‘Mapping the uniqueness of some of the most unusual places on Earth’, Marine Life Talk (public talk), National Oceanography Centre, Southampton, UK (https://www.noc.ac.uk/news/marine-life-talks).
  • Chapman, A. S. A., et al. (2019) ‘Traits and Tribulations: Why use traits to study the biodiversity of ecological communities?’, seminar, Division of Biosciences Postdoctoral Seminar Series, University College London, London, UK.
  • Chapman, A. S. A., et al. (2019) ‘Traits and Tribulations: Why use traits to study the biodiversity of ecological communities?’, seminar, Natural History Museum, London, UK.
  • Chapman, A. S. A., Tunnicliffe, V., Bates, A. E., and the sFDvent Working Group (2018) ‘Functional diversity and biogeography using ‘sFDvent’ – the first global trait database for hydrothermal vent species’, oral presentation, World Conferences on Marine Biodiversity, Palais des Congrès de Montréal, Canada (peerj.com/preprints/26627).
  • Chapman, A. S. A., Tunnicliffe, V., and Bates, A. E. (2018) ‘Assessing the biodiversity of untouched hydrothermal vents’, oral presentation, Student Conference on Conservation Science, University of Cambridge, UK (sccs-cam.org; awarded 2nd prize for ‘Best Student Talk’).
  • Chapman, A. S. A., Tunnicliffe, V., and Bates, A. E. (2017) ‘Contributions of rare and common species to the functional diversity of basalt-hosted tubeworm bush communities from the Juan de Fuca Ridge’, oral presentation, 6th International Symposium on Chemosynthesis-Based Ecosystems (CBE6), Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Boston, USA (goo.gl/N73K9Y; awarded ‘Best Student Talk’ by the Deep-Sea Biology Society).
  • Chapman, A. S. A., et al. (2017) ‘sFDvent: Building the first global functional trait database for hydrothermal vent species’, poster, CBE6, WHOI, Boston, USA (goo.gl/1mkfr5).
  • Chapman, A. S. A. (2016) ‘Reshaping our view of hydrothermal vent biodiversity: integrating taxonomic identities, biogeographic provinces, and functional traits’, seminar, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany.
  • Chapman, A. S. A. et al. (2015) ‘Hydrothermal vents: a step too far for functional trait metrics?’, poster, British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, Edinburgh (also presented with associated ‘lightning talk’ at the Wessex Doctoral Training Network Student Conference at the University of Oxford in 2016).
  • Chapman, A. S. A. et al. (2015) ‘Hydrothermal vent biodiversity – a functional trait perspective’, poster, Natural History Museum, London (session held as part of the NERC Advanced ‘Introduction to Molecular Phylogenetics’ Short Course).

TEACHING AND OUTREACH ACTIVITIES:

  • Co-supervisor of 4 UCL MRes students and 1 Masters student from McGill University, Canada (2018-2020).
  • Overseas advisor to 2 PhD students at the University of Gondar and Haramaya University, Ethiopia (2019-2021).
  • Pen pal on the ‘Letters to a Pre-Scientist‘ programme (2020/21 academic year).
  • Ask an Expert’ contributor.
  • Postgraduate Demonstrator, leading GIS tutorials and discussion sessions for Masters students on the ‘Deep-Sea Ecology’ course at the University of Southampton, assisting with undergraduate statistics sessions for the Dale Fort field course, and mentoring postgraduate and undergraduate students.
  • Massive Open Online Course facilitator for ‘Exploring Our Oceans’ on FutureLearn
  • ‘Scientist Ashore’ for the Ocean Exploration Trust (2015).
  • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Maths (STEM) Ambassador (volunteering at science-oriented events for schoolchildren, such as: Young Women in Science Day at the Winchester Science Centre and an event including ‘Speed Networking’ at Richard Taunton College, Southampton).
  • EcoSchools Volunteer, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton.
  • Ocean and Earth Science Open Day Volunteer and Student Ambassador for University Open Days.
  • Volunteer at Southampton Boat Show (2015).
  • ‘Science Uncovered’ deep-sea ecology display at the Natural History Museum, London.

RESEARCH CRUISE, WORKSHOP LEAD, AND WORKING GROUP MEETINGS:

  • Research cruise from 2nd-16th August 2016 aboard J. P. Tully, aiming to survey and sample in Endeavour Marine Protected Area, as well as Middle Valley, offshore of western Canada.  The P.I. for this cruise was Ben Grupe.
  • Virtual land-use modelling workshop (co-lead) and online collaborative group: 3 virtual workshops including land-use, climate, water, carbon, biodiversity, and energy modellers from institutions across the UK and Europe, October-November 2020.
  • Virtual ‘hackathon’ workshop (co-lead) supported by a UCL Grand Challenges Special Initiative grant: 4-day hackathon investigating the global impact of some of the nation’s favourite foods, June 2021 (outputs in prep).
  • sFDvent Working Group (Co-PI) meeting 1: 10th – 13th October 2016, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany.
  • sFDvent Working Group (Co-PI) meeting 2: 24th – 28th April 2017, German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), Halle-Jena-Leipzig, Germany.
  • sFDvent Working Group (Co-PI) writing meeting: 10th – 13th May 2018, Montréal, Canada.
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