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Jonathan Davies


Botany / Forest & Conservation Sciences

Faculty of Forestry, Faculty of Science

In my work, I explore how the evolutionary history of species—their phylogeny—can inform our understanding of their present day ecologies. I have tackled questions ranging from patterns of global extinction risk in plants and animals, the ecological and evolutionary processes structuring species coexistence, to global drivers of pathogen transmission and disease emergence. This research aims to bring new insights into the ecological and evolutionary processes that shape biodiversity patterns across scales.