Behaviour and Ecology
Dr Tom Reader - a brief history
2004 - present
University of Nottingham, UK
Lecturer in the Ecology and Behaviour group, School of Biology. Deputy Head of Teaching, convenor of MSci degrees, and holder of a Lord Dearing Award for teaching.
2003Trinity College, Dublin, Eire
Research assistant with Mark Brown (parasites of social insects - now at Royal Holloway) in the Department of Zoology and man about the house with my wife Nicola McLelland (German linguistics, now at Nottingham).
2002University of Sydney, Australia
Royal Society Banks-Alecto postdoctoral fellowship. Studying social behaviour in moth larvae with Dieter Hochuli (ecology of terrestrial arthropods, in the School of Biological Sciences).
1997 - 2001University of Cambridge, UK
PhD: Competition and kleptoparasitism in a reedbed community. In the Department of Zoology, supervised by Pej Rohani (population biology of host-natural enemy interactions - now at University of Michigan) and Laurie Friday.
1994 - 1997Lancaster University, UK
BSc (hons) Biological Sciences.