Mr. Mike G. Rutherford

Zoology Curator

staff listing

Mike Rutherford
 
 
Contact Information

Department of Life Sciences
The University of The West Indies
St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago

Location:
Ground Floor, Natural Sciences Building, New Wing


Tel: UWI ext 82231
Fax: 1(868) 663-5241
Send an e-mail

Education
  • Ph.D. Zoology, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine (ongoing)
  • Certificate in Biological Recording and Species Identification, University of Birmingham, England (2007)
  • M.App.Sc. Conservation Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia (2001)
  • B.Sc.  Zoology (with Honours), University of Glasgow, Scotland (1998)
Current Research Projects
  • Researching the ecology of terrestrial molluscs of Trinidad and Tobago
  • Camera Trapping for terrestrial mammals in T&T
  • Database development for the natural history museum collections
  • Developing natural history museum displays
  • Running an annual BioBlitz in Trinidad and Tobago
  • Oilbird populations and movement in Trinidad
Public Service
  • Board Member of Asa Wright Nature Centre - 2012 to 2015
  • Deputy Chair of the UWI Campus Museum Committee - 2012 to present
  • Vice President of the Trinidad and Tobago Eco Divers Club - 2013 to 2016
  • Committee Member of the Trinidad and Tobago Field Naturalists' Club 2011 to 2013
  • Board Member of Museum Association of the Caribbean 2011 to 2012
  • Webmaster for the Department of Life Sciences
Selected Bibliography
  • Researchgate
  • Google Scholar
  • RutherfordM.G. (Ed.) (2014) Arima Valley BioBlitz 2013 Final Report. Department of Life Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad. See BioBlitz2013.
  • RutherfordM.G. (Ed.) (2013) Tucker Valley BioBlitz 2012 Final Report. Department of Life Sciences, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad. See BioBlitz2012.
  • Rutherford M.G. & Geerah, P.A. (2015) Trinidad and Tobago Butterflies. Rainforest Publications
  • Rutherford, M.G., L. Landstrom, M. Wainwright, E. Leal, and R. Dean (2012). Trinidad and Tobago Wildlife Guide. Rainforest Publications.

 

Revised: 20 January 2017

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