🛠 Toolkit for students
Our guidance for surveying hedgehogs outlines the key survey methods currently used for hedgehog research. We can also point you towards published research which may be relevant for your area of study. We also provide a footprint tunnel guide which will be useful if you are undertaking this method of research.
Recent and ongoing research
Hedgehogs and roads by Lauren Moore, Nottingham Trent University
Urban conservation strategies by Abi Gazzard, University of Reading
- Hedgehog housing census
- Why do hedgehog visit certain gardens?
- The success of Hedgehog Street
- Do hungry hedgehogs hibernate later?
Mapping habitat suitability for hedgehogs by Jessica Turner, Zoological Society of London
Using artificial intelligence to help hedgehogs by Dylan Carbone, Zoological Society of London
Sophie Lund Rasmussen, Aalborg University and the University of Oxford’s WildCRU
Hedgehog detection dog use by Lucy Bearman-Brown, Hartpury University
Special issue of Animals journal focussing on hedgehogs