Liverpool Skylilne

Natural Sciences and Psychology

Dr Sarah Dalrymple

Dr Sarah Dalrymple

Telephone: 0151 231 2354


Journal Articles

Jaganathan GK, Dalrymple SE. 2016. Inconclusive Predictions and Contradictions: A Lack of Consensus on Seed Germination Response to Climate Change at High Altitude and High Latitude Journal of Botany, 2016 >DOI

Crichton RJ, Dalrymple SE, Woodin SJ, Hollingsworth PM. 2016. Conservation genetics of the annual hemiparasitic plant Melampyrum sylvaticum (Orobanchaceae) in the UK and Scandinavia CONSERVATION GENETICS, 17 :547-556 >DOI >Link

Jaganathan GK, Dalrymple SE, Liu B. 2015. Towards an Understanding of Factors Controlling Seed Bank Composition and Longevity in the Alpine Environment BOTANICAL REVIEW, 81 :70-103 >DOI >Link

Abeli T, Dalrymple SE, Mondoni A, Orsenigo S, Rossi G. 2014. Integrating a biogeographical approach into assisted colonization activities is urgently needed Plant Biosystems, 148 :1355-1357 >DOI

Haddaway NR, Burden A, Evans CD, Healey JR, Jones DL, Dalrymple SE, Pullin AS. 2014. Evaluating effects of land management on greenhouse gas fluxes and carbon balances in boreo-temperate lowland peatland systems Environmental Evidence, 3 >DOI

Pullin AS, Bangpan M, Dalrymple S, Dickson K, Haddaway NR, Healey JR, Hauari H, Hockley N, Jones JPG, Knight T, Vigurs C, Oliver S. 2013. Human well-being impacts of terrestrial protected areas Environmental Evidence, 2 >DOI

Dalrymple SE, Moehrenschlager A. 2013. "Words matter." A Response to Jørgensen's Treatment of Historic Range and Definitions of Reintroduction Restoration Ecology, 21 :156-158 >DOI

Crichton RJ, Dalrymple SE, Hollingsworth PM. 2012. Horticultural protocols to aid the conservation of Melampyrum sylvaticum, Orobanchaceae (small cow-wheat), an endangered hemiparasitic plant Sibbaldia, 10 :57-69

Cousins NJ, Barker M, Dennis C, Dalrymple S, McPherson LR. 2012. Tutorials for enhancing skills development in first year students taking biological sciences Bioscience Education, 20 :68-83 >DOI

Crichton RJ, Squirrell J, Woodin SJ, Dalrymple SE, Hollingsworth PM. 2012. Isolation of microsatellite primers for Melampyrum sylvaticum (Orobanchaceae), an endangered plant in the United Kingdom American Journal of Botany, 99 >DOI

Dalrymple SE, Stewart GB, Pullin AS. 2011. Are reintroductions an effective way of mitigating against plant extinctions? CEE review 07-008 (SR32) Collaboration for Environmental Evidence,

Seddon PJ, Price MS, Launay F, Maunder M, Soorae P, Molur S, Armstrong D, Jordan M, Dalrymple S, Genovesi P. 2011. Frankenstein Ecosystems and 21st Century Conservation Agendas: Reply to Oliveira-Santos and Fernandez Conservation Biology, 25 :212 >DOI

Dalrymple SE, Broome A. 2010. The importance of donor population identity and habitat type when creating new populations of small Melampyrum sylvaticum from seed in Perthshire, Scotland Conservation Evidence, 7 :1-8

Dalrymple SE. 2007. Biological flora of the British Isles: Melampyrum sylvaticum L. Journal of Ecology, 95 :583-597 >DOI

Conference Publication (journal proceedings)

Dalrymple SE. 2013. Translocations as bioassays of recent environmental change Kaye TN. Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting


Kennedy K, Albrecht MA, Guerrant EO, Dalrymple SE, Maschinski J, Haskins KE. 2012. Synthesis and future directions Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate: Promises and Perils :265-276 9781610911832 >DOI

Dalrymple SE, Banks E, Stewart GB, Pullin AS. 2012. A meta-analysis of threatened plant reintroductions from across the globe Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate: Promises and Perils :31-52 9781610911832 >DOI

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

Conference name: International Congress for Conservation Biology and European Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB-ECCB 2015), Position: Member of Society for Conservation Biology Europe Section, URL:

External committees:

Committee name: Conservation Ecology Special Interest Group, Organisation: British Ecological Society, Position: Conservation Societies Liaison Officer, URL:

Committee name: Board of Directors, Organisation: Society for Conservation Biology - Europe Section, Position: Member, URL:

Committee name: Education and Student Affairs Committee, Organisation: Society for Conservation Biology - Europe Section, Position: Chair, URL:

Membership of professional bodies:

Botanical Referee for genus Melampyrum, Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland,

Other Professional Activity:

Describe the Professional Activities: British Ecological Society Review College - review of scientific research grants and outreach grants.

Public engagement:

Venue/location: Speke & Garston Coastal Reserve, Title of the activity: Speke & Garston Coastal Reserve Bioblitz, Type of activity: GUided walks and talks, demonstrations of ecological techniques, Audience type: General public, school children, natural history enthusiasts, Your role in the activity (e.g. organiser, invited speaker, participant etc.): Co-organiser and event leader

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Learning and Teaching