Dr Biljana Macura is a Senior Research Fellow at Stockholm Environment Institute (HQ) in Sweden. She is an environmental social scientist with the main research focus on the synthesis of robust evidence for decision-making in environmental policy and practice. She is conducting systematic evidence syntheses in environment and development, and working on the improvement and development of evidence synthesis methods in the same field. She is a co-creator of reporting standards for environmental evidence synthesis (ROSES) and associate editor of Environmental Evidence journal.
Agricultural Ecology/conservation agriculture, farmland biodiversity, invertebrate ecology
stakeholder engagement; well-being; capacity development
Jacqui has been an evidence synthesis specialist since 2010, leading scoping and systematic evidence reviews and maps for academic institutions and consultancies (e.g. University of Exeter, York Health Economics Consortium), international research and UN agencies (e.g. Stockholm Environment Institute; Green Climate Fund; Global Environment Facility) and government departments (e.g. Swedish Environmental Protection Agency). Since 2018, Jacqui has worked within the CEE’s UK hub, at the European Centre for Environment and Human Health (ECEHH), University of Exeter, UK. She conducts world-class interdisciplinary research into the complex connections between the environment and health, conservation management, marine management, biodiversity, environmental education, invasive species, human well-being and human resilience.