Research Associates

Rahul has been studying bats since 2003 and is involved in extensive surveys on bat diversity in the region of Northern Western Ghats along Karnataka, Maharashtra and Goa state. In 2008, he was selected as a SEABCRU (South East Asian Bat Conservation Research Unit) fellow, a collaboration with Earth watch institute, UK, working under Dr. Tigga Kingston.

Rohit is a post-graduate student of Wildlife Biology and Conservation, Wildlife Conservation Society-India program at the National Centre for Biological Sciences, Bangalore. He has always been fascinated by lesser-known mammals like civets, mongooses, bats and rodents.

For the past four years Claire have had the great fortune to study bats in the Western Ghats of India. As a PhD student she has been based between her primary institution – the University of Leeds in the UK – and the National Centre for Biological Sciences in Bangalore, as well as at her field site in Valparai, Tamil Nadu, run by Nature Conservation Foundation.