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Dr. Stephen Waldren

Assoc Prof/ Curator of Botanic Gardens (Botany)

  ADAPTATION   AMPHIBIOUS PLANTS   AQUATIC MACROPHYTES   ASSIMILATION   Biodiversity   BIOGEOGRAPHY   Biosphere   Botany   CO2   COLONIZATION   COMMUNITY   Conservation Biology   CONSERVATION GENETICS   CREEPING BUTTERCUP   DEMOGRAPHY   DUCIE   Ecology   Endangered Species   Environmental Biology   Environmental Conservation   Evolutionary Biology   FLOODING   Flora of Ireland   Genetic Mapping, Gene Sequence   HENDERSON   HENDERSON ISLAND   HERITABILITY   History of the Irish Flora   ISLAND CONSERVATION   LEAF   LEAF SHAPE   LEAVES   LIMESTONE ISLAND   Molecular Biology   Molecular systematics   Natural History   Natural Resources   OENO   Peperomia systematics   PHENOLOGIES   PHOTOSYNTHETIC RATE   Physiology of flooding tolerance   PHYTOCHEMICALS   PITCAIRN   Plant Nutrition   PLANT PHENOLOGY   Plant systematics   Plant Taxonomy   PLANTS   POLYNESIA   POPULATION BIOLOGY   RANUNCULUS REPENS L.   Seed genebanks   SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC   Systematic Biology   Systematics   Tropical Biology   TROPICAL FOREST   TURLOUGHS   Vegetation and flora of Pitcairn islands   VEGETATION COMMUNITIES   Western European endemic plants   WETLAND PLANTS   Wetlands
 Biodiversity and environmental change: an integrated study encompassing a range of scales, taxa and habitats
 Assessing the Conservation Status of Turloughs
 Plant Conservation in the Kachenjunga National Park, Nepal
 Conservation biology of Trichomanes speciosum
 Quantifying links between turlough vegetation community diversity and hydrology

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Details Date
BGCI/IABG European Botanic Gardens Consortium, Irish representative from 1995
Irish Advisory Council for Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture from 1998
Editorial Board, Biology & Environment (Royal Irish Academy) from 2000
Editorial Board, Biological Conservation (Elsevier) From 2002
Director, The Irish Naturalist's Journal Ltd (TCD representative) from 2003
Director, PlantNetwork (formerly PlantNet), the UK & Ireland network of plant collections from 1996
Director, Botanical, Environmental and Conservation Consultants Ltd. from 2001
Director, Genetic Heritage Ireland (Irish Genetic Resources Cosnervation Trust) from 1995
Hon Treasurer, Genetic Heritage Ireland (Irish Genetic Resources Conservation Trust) from 1998
Walsh A., Walsh A., Finn J., Jebb M., Waldren S., Sullivan C., Sullivan C., The distribution of vascular plant species of conservation concern in Ireland, and their coincidence with designated areas, Journal for Nature Conservation, 24, (C), 2015, p56-62 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Roche, J.R., Mitchell, F.J.G., Waldren, S. and Bjørndalen, J.E. , Are Ireland's reintroduced Pinus sylvestris forests floristically analogous to their native counterparts in oceanic north-west Europe? , Biology & Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 115B, 2015, p97 - 114, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Ní Dhúill, E., Smyth, N., Waldren, S. & Lynn, D. , Monitoring Methods for the Killarney Fern (Trichomanes speciosum Willd.) in Ireland., Irish Wildlife Manuals, 82, Dublin, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, 2015, p1 - 73, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
Muldoon, C.S., Waldren, S. & Lynn, D., Monitoring Recommendations for Marsh Saxifrage (Saxifraga hirculus L.) in the Republic of Ireland., Irish Wildlife Manuals, 88, Dublin, National Parks and Wildlife Service, Department of the Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ireland, 2015, p1 - 52, Report, PUBLISHED  URL
Smith, RJ & Waldren, S, Gynodioecy in Campanula trachelium L., New Journal of Botany, 2013, Journal Article, IN_PRESS
Kimberley, S. & Waldren, S., Examinations of turlough soil property spatial variation in a conservation assessment context. , Biology and Environment: Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy, 112B, 2012, p193 - 205, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Kimberley, S., Naughton, O., Jonhston, P., Gill, L. & Waldren, S., The influence of flood duration on the surface soil properties and grazing management of karst wetlands (turloughs) in Ireland., Hydrobiologia, 692, 2012, p29 - 40, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Phytogeography and relationships of the Pitcairn Islands flora in, editor(s)D. Bramwell & J. Caujapé-Castells , The Biology of Island Floras, Cambridge, UK, Cambridge University Press, 2011, pp239 - 264, [Waldren, S. & Kingston, N.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Godefroid, S., Rivière, S., Waldren, S., Boretos, N., Eastwood, R. & Vanderborght, T. , To what extent are threatened European plant species conserved in seed banks?, Biological Conservation, 144, 2011, p1494 - 1498, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Niko S. Radulović, Ana B. Miltojević, Michael McDermott, Steve Waldren, John Adrian Parnell, Mariana Martins Gomes Pinheiro, Patricia Dias Fernandes, Fabio de Sousa Menezes, Identification of a new antinociceptive alkaloid isopropyl N-methylanthranilate from the essential oil of Choisya ternata Kunth, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135, (3), 2011, p610-619 , Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text

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Waldren, S., Recovery programmes for threatened Irish plants, Ensconews, 1, 2006, p12 - 13, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Kingston, N., Smyth, N., Warren, J. & Warren, C., Integrated plant conservation on Pitcairn Island, south-central Pacific Ocean, BG Journal, 2, 2005, p22 - 24, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S., Kingston, N., Smyth, N., Warren, J. & Warren, C., Plant conservation activities on Pitcairn Island, Flora English Nature, 2004, p14 - 15, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Uniquely Irish III. The turlough form of Ranunculus repens in, editor(s)M. Otte , Wetlands of Ireland. Distribution, Ecology, Uses and Economic Value, Dublin, University College Dublin Press, 2003, pp157 - 159, [Lynn, D.E. & Waldren, S.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Lynn, D.E., Kingston, N.E., Martin, J.R. & Waldren, S., Biodiversity in Dublin city urban parklands, Biodiversity in the City: Proceedings of a one-day International Conference, Dublin, September 12, edited by L. Dunne , Environmental Institute, University College Dublin, 2002, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Conservation of Island Plant Populations and Communities (, H. Heatwole, Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems: Oceanic Islands, Paris, France & Oxford, UK, UNESCO Publishing-Eolss Publishers, 2002, [Waldren, S.], Item in dictionary or encyclopaedia, etc, PUBLISHED
Conservation of biodiversity. In: Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in the European Union in, editor(s)Cheney, J., Navarro, J.N. & Wyse Jackson, P.S. , Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in the European Union, Meise, National Botanic Garden of Belgium for Botanic Gardens Conservation International, 2000, [Waldren, S. & Wyse Jackson, P.S.], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Waldren, S. & Kingston, N., Pitcairn's floral beauty, Technology Ireland, 31, 1999, p32 - 36, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Conn, B., Wyse Jackson, D., Piacentini, R., Waldren, S., Ward, C., International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records, Version 2.00, London, Botanic Gardens Conservation International, 1998, Book, PUBLISHED
O'Sullivan, A., Martin, J., Curtis, T.G.F. & Waldren, S., Conserving native Irish plant species by collecting and storing their seeds, Irish Botanical News, 6, 1996, p5 - 11, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


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Award Date
Ford Conservation Award- Irish winner with James Martin 1997