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Laura Kor is a PhD student in King's Department of Geography, the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and UCL's Anthropology Department. She is interested in applying interdisciplinary ecological and social approaches for the conservation of biodiversity.

Her research focuses on the protection of useful plant species in Colombia. Before joining King's, Laura worked as an Ecological Consultant for a global engineering and development consultancy. She holds a BSc in Biology and MSc in Ecological Management from Imperial College London.


Thesis title: Plant conservation in Colombia: Integrating ecological approaches and local knowledge for the protection of useful plant species

PhD Supervision

  • Principal supervisor: Professor Terry Dawson
  • Secondary supervisors: Dr M Diazgranados and Professor K Homewood

Further Details

See Laura's research profile