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Dr Sophia Cooke

Research Associate at King’s College

Conservation and development in Galápagos



  • 2015-2020 PhD, Conservation Science Group, University of Cambridge
  • 2015-2020 Independent Researcher, Galápagos
  • 2013-2014 Msc in Wildlife Conservation, University of Reading
  • 2012-2014 Ecological Consultant, UK
  • 2012-2014 Research Assistant, University of Cambridge
  • 2009-2012 BA in Natural Sciences, University of Cambridge


Following my PhD on the impacts of roads on birds in the UK, and several years working independently on Galápagos conservation issues, particularly invasive species, I am now working to support working with policy-makers in Galápagos to support their ambition of achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and sustainable recovery from Covid-19.


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External activities

I have also worked to raise awareness of abusive relationships, particularly among students, and previously received the Provost’s Prize at King’s College for my contributions to College and University regulations on sexual assault and abuse.