Address and links

Departamental II – 210
Area of Biodiversity and Conservation
Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
c/ Tulipán, s/n.
E-28933 Móstoles

Phone: +34 91 488 7035
E-mail: luis.cayuela at
Homepage at URJC
Scopus: 13002599500
ResearcherID: K-7255-2015
Research group:

Short CV

2010-2011 Lecturer, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
2008-2010 Post-doc researcher (Juan de la Cierva), CEAMA-Universidad de Granada
2007-2008 Post-doc researcher, Universidad de Alcalá
2006-2007 Post-doc researcher (REMEDINAL), Universidad Rey Juan Carlos
2002-2006 PhD Thesis, Universidad de Alcalá
2001-2002 MSc in Conservation, University College of London (UK)

Research interests

  • Effects of deforestation and habitat fragmentation on plant diversity
  • Spatial and temporal patterns in changes of land use
  • Management of Mediterranean forests: forest decay and pest management (processionary, mistletoe)
  • Patterns and causal factors of alpha and beta diversity at a regional scale
  • Prioritization of conservation areas
  • Community ecology
  • Ecoinformatics

Current position

I teach Conservation Biology in the degree of Biology and Experimental Design and Data AnalysisStatistical Techniques and Tropical Ecology and Conservation at the master level.