MSc Dissertation Defense

7 months, 2 weeks ago 0
Posted in: From WCS-India

Bengaluru, 13th October: The public defense of thesis of the graduating cohort (2016-18) of MSc Wildlife Biology and Conservation Program took place on 12th and 13th of October at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore.

Following topics were presented:

  • Distribution and abundance of two sympatric species of ungulates in the Tost, Tosonbumba Nature Reserve, Mongolia by Chagsaaldulam Odonjavkhlan
  • Conserving river dolphins in a changing soundscape: acoustic and behavioural responses of Ganges river dolphins to anthropogenic noise in the Ganges River, India by Mayukh Dey
  • Usage of artificial waterholes by large mammals in Kanha Tiger Reserve, Madhya Pradesh by Tara Rajendran
  • Birds of a Feather: foraging niche shifts of Himalayan passerines in mixed flocks Chayant Gonsalves
  • Impacts of fragmentation on fruit removal and seed predation of four rainforest tree species in Anamalai hills, India by Abhishek Gopal
  • Wildfire and aliens: Responses of three plant invaders to a wildfire in upper elevation grasslands of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve by Rasikapriyaa TS
  • How long to stay? Effects of pasture quality on the foraging decisions of a versatile ungulate by Abhirup Khara
  • Logging history and forest type modulate post-logging recovery of tropical forests in the Andaman Islands by Akshay Surendra
  • The Effects of Forest Utilization and Landscape Composition on Avian Assemblages in the Oak forests of Kumaon, Uttarakhand by Tarun Menon
  • Human – Nicobar Long-tailed Macaque Interactions and Rising Interspecies Conflict in the Great Nicobar Island, India by Ishika Ramakrishna
  • Conservation genetics and genomics of the endangered Indian wild dogs by Ryan Rodrigues
  • Habitat selection of smooth-coated otters (Lutrogale perspicillata) in a water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)-invaded river system in the Deccan Plateau landscape by Aditya Banerjee
  • Factors determining roost selection by cave bats in a karst network landscape in Meghalaya, India by Aishanya Sarma
  • Predator, prey and livestock: Population estimation of snow leopard and blue sheep with implications for livestock depredation by Gopal Khanal


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *