Dr Staffan Roos

Staffan Roos is a Senior Conservation Scientist working for RSPB Scotland. Staffan RoosStaffan has worked as a Senior Conservation Scientist since 2011 where he leads on a number of projects on raptor ecology, predation and conflict resolution.  A high-profile project Staffan is involved with is the Langholm Moor Demonstration Project, which aims at resolving the conflict between grouse shooting interests and raptor conservation. Other projects include studies of the causes of population declines of Kestrels, potential effects of wind farms on Hen Harriers as well as population ecology of Red Kites and White-tailed Eagles. In his spare time, Staffan is involved in raptor monitoring in Central Scotland, and is a member of Central Scotland Raptor Study Group, one of the twelve SRSG branches. Before joining RSPB, Staffan undertook a PhD in Ecology at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences.  His thesis explored the effects of corvids on habitat selection and breeding success of Red-backed Shrikes.  After completing his PhD, Staffan has worked on a range of project in Sweden, Queen's University Belfast and BTO Scotland.