Dr Dickman is a conservation biologist. Her particular interest is in the maintenance of threatened wildlife populations on human-dominated land and how to resolve human-wildlife conflict. Her work focuses mainly on understanding the drivers of conflict between humans and large carnivores, and how those issues can best be addressed. She works mainly on lions, and on understanding how to ease coexistence between lions and traditional communities. She also has an interest in wider aspects of carnivore ecology and conservation.
- Lions, cheetahs, leopards, large carnivores, big cats
- Carnivore conservation
- African conservation
Dr Dickman has experience of working with the media, both broadcast and print.