The full range of outputs from recent research projects are available to view here.
This includes a range of published papers, conference sessions, presentations and posters.


Peer reviewed journal papers
- Muir, M.C.A., Spray, C.J. and Rowan, J.S. (2012) Climate change and Scotland’s standing freshwaters: Informing adaptation strategies for conservation at the landscape scale. Area 44(4) 11-22 doi: 10.1111/j.1475-4762.2012.01130.x
Oral Presentations

- Muir, M.C.A. (2012) ‘Developing adaptation strategies for Scotland’s lochs.’ SNH and SEPA Freshwater Ecology Group, Battleby, 5 March 2012.

Muir, M.C.A. (2012) ‘Right here, right now: plans, outputs and progression’ Environmental Sciences Research Group, University of Dundee, 16th May 2012.



- Muir, M.C.A., Spray, C.J. and Rowan, J.S. (2012) ‘Placing lochs in their landscapes: abundance, distribution and catchment relations.’ CECHR Symposium, Dundee, 2 February 2012.

- Muir, M.C.A., Spray, C.J. and Rowan, J.S. (2012) ‘Climate change and standing freshwaters: informing adaptation strategies for conservation at multiple scales.' European Congress for Conservation Biology, Glasgow, 26 August - 1 September 2012.

- Muir, M.C.A., Spray, C.J. and Rowan, J.S. (2012) ‘Climate change and standing freshwaters: informing adaptation strategies for conservation at multiple scales.'  UCL, FBA, Biofresh 'Freshwater Biodiversity in the UK' Meeting, 20 September 2012.



Peer reviewed journal papers

- Muir, A.P. and Muir, M.C.A. (2011) A New Rapid Assessment Technique for Amphibians: Introduction of the Species List Technique from San José de Payamino, Ecuador. Herpetological Review 42(2): 184-187. Download a copy.

Conference Organisation

87th Meeting of the Scottish Freshwater Group, Stirling, 27th October 2011.

Co-coordinator of the full meeting with Prof. Chris Spray including invited special session on conservation strategies for species in changing freshwater environments.

Oral Presentations
- 'Adapting our lochs to uncertain futures'. British Hydrological Society Peter Wolf Early Career Symposium, Loughborough, 12-13 April 2011

- 'Uncertain futures, uncertain actions: Managing Scotland's standing freshwaters in the face of a changing climate'. ACES2011: Conservation Conflicts, Aberdeen, 22-24 August 2011. Download a copy.

- 'Adapting our lochs to uncertain climate futures: management in the conservation interest.' Climate Connections, UHI Perth, 13 May 2011. Download a copy.
- RSPB Common Scoter Research Meeting, Inverness, 1 February 2011.
- Values of Environmental Writing Research Network: ‘Environmental Writing and Communication’, Glasgow, 18 March 2011.
- Communicating Climate Change, York, 23 March 2011.
- Scottish Freshwater Group, Stirling, 31 March 2011.
- CECHR Ecosystem Services workshop, Dundee, 20 April 2011.
- Adaptation Scotland, Edinburgh, 23 June 2011.
- European Nature Conservation Agencies Climate Change Working Group,  Adaptation Workshop, Edinburgh 21-22 September 2011


- RSGS Geodiversity Conference, Edinburgh, 1 December 2010.
- ESRC International Training School 'Experimenting with Geography: See-Hear-Make-Do'. University of Edinburgh, 3-7 May 2010.
- SAGES Workshop 'Methodologies for Environment-Society Research: a workshop on multi-disciplinarity and integration’. SAMS Oban, 18-19 March 2010.


- Ex... Payamino a live(d) experience. EX.. was in-situ in the Hunterian Zoology Museum from Thursday 19th November until Friday 18th December 2009. View the project website.
Oral Presentations
- Reviewing 'more-than-text' interdisciplinary approaches: a trip to the exhibition 'Payamino: a live(d) experience'. Human Geography Research Group, School of Geographical & Earth Sciences, University of Glasgow. 26th November 2009.
Public Engagement
- Image & Conservation: A discussion. Zoological Society, University of Glasgow. 18th November 2009.



- Muir, M.C.A. (2007) The Geographies of Biodiversity Conservation in People Dominated Landscapes: A case study of the Payamino Project, San José de Payamino, Ecuador. Master of Research in Human Geography Thesis, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. 93 p. Download a copy.


- Muir, M.C.A. (2005) A Critical Study of Orangutan Population Viability Analysis. MA(SocSci) Thesis, University of Glasgow, Glasgow. 40 p. Download a copy.