Undergraduate Staff

Elizabeth Webb

Team Leader HE Animal Management

Liz has a BSc (Hons) in Animal Conservation and Biodiversity, has worked at the College for a number of years and manages the Higher Education provision in the Animal Management department. She teaches a range of subjects across the department, specialising in ecology, in and ex situ conservation and conservation tourism.

Liz also runs a residential study tour to Jersey Zoo (formerly Durrell Wildlife Park) in Jersey and also co-ordinates a Scottish study tour to the Cairngorms and Moray Firth.

She has worked extensively in the animal management industry on various projects, such as a water vole reintroduction project with Wildwood Trust. In addition, she is a regular participant in practical surveying of birds and small mammals, piloting new techniques and working with organisations such as the Bat Conservation Trust and the Mammal Society. Liz was also an advisor on the Environmental Stewardship Scheme during the initial launch phase in the South East.

A qualified Marine Medic with the British Divers Marine Life Rescue, Liz has received specific marine mammal related first aid training and is cetacean ID qualified with the Sea Watch Foundation.

In terms of professional associations, Liz is a member of Royal Zoological Society of Scotland and regular attendee at ZSL meetings and symposia in London and a member of the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust and RSPB.

Liz is also currently aiding the review of modules for the new EPZQF - European Professional Zookeeper Qualification Framework before launch.

Subject Specialisms: 

  • Ecology
  • In and ex situ conservation
  • Conservation tourism

Publications & Research:

  • Webb, E (2016) Tweeting: Worth the investment? HE Research Journal, Issue 2 and presented at the HE conference.
  • Webb, E (2011) "What Makes a Good Farm for Wildlife?" International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability Vol. 9, Iss. 4
  • Webb, E (2005) "Countryside Management at Hadlow College - Training for a career in a Park Ranger Service", Ranger Magazine, Issue 73
  • Role on Wild Thing: I Love You (Water Voles) TV programme for C4
  • Wildlife photos published on BBC Wildlife Magazine website