Overseas Field Course

Students and staff from the Department of Life Sciences visit the Cloud Forest in Ecuador as part of the final year Overseas Field Course module.
Students learn about the history, conservation and biology of the site based at the Santa Lucia Cloud Forest Reserve near Nanegal.
Course leader: Dr Adrian Goodman
Click here for a slide show and news from the course, Click here  to see our latest video and more images from our 2019 and 2022 course.
Teaching team 2024

Dr Adrian Goodman
Tropical plant biology and biomechanics
Prof. Libby John
Plant ecology, plant-animal interactions, root-soil interactions, biodiversity

Dr Ambrose Tinarwo
Animal behaviour, welfare and human animal interactions
Prof. Fernando Montealegre-Z
Dr Ana Mariscal (Cambugán Foundation and Associate Researcher of the National Institute of Biodiversity of Ecuador)
Plant ecology, forest ecology and plant taxonomy. Find out more about Ana’s research here.

Ecuador 2023 Staff and Students
Muchas gracias Santa Lucia!
Muchas gracias Santa Lucia!