current people

Chris Taylor: postdoc - 3D printing Batesian mimicry

Kelvin Wu: PhD - hoverflies in Hong Kong

Victoria Nolan: PhD - ancient tree distributions

Graham Smith: PhD - can AI be used to evaluate biodiversity?

Becki Nicholls: PhD - hoverfly colour polymorphism

Lucy Baker: PhD - hoverflies & their enemies

past people

Vicky Nolan (PhD, 2022) studied the distribution of ancient trees.

Danni Starkey (MRes, 2021) compared the responses of praying mantises and jumping spiders to imperfect Batesain mimicry.

Dan D'Agostino (PhD, 2020) studied the thermal ecology and behaviour of coral reef fish.

Abdulaziz Alatawi (PhD, 2020) produced distribution models of Saudi reptiles, and tested them with field data.

Hazel Clarke (MRes, 2020) looked at the bioaccumulation of metals in reedbeds.

Francesca Occhiuto (MRes, 2019) studied seasonal patterns of habitat use in small mammals, including harvest mice.

Ilango Aaron (MRes, pending) developed techniques for identifying individual spotted hyaenas from their scat.

Steve Bachman (PhD, 2019) is based at Kew Gardens, where he is assessing the conservation status of the world’s plants.

Marie Athorn (PhD, 2018) assessed the conservation value of constructed reedbeds.

Jessica Vitale (PhD, 2017) looked at interactions between spotted hyaenas and other large carnivores in Botswana.

Chris Taylor (PhD, 2015) studied the evolution of imperfect mimicry.

Esther Kettle (MRes, 2015) evaluated the distribution of the harvest mouse (Micromys minutus) in reedbeds in Nottinghamshire.

Jonny Warrin (MRes, 2015) used computer games to test hypotheses about the evolution of mimicry.

Nick Gladman (MRes, 2014) investigatied within- and among-sepcies variation in corixid (water boatman) song.

Gabby Flinn (MRes, 2014) studied the impact of predation on foraging behaviour in bumblebees.

Helena Ajuria (PhD, 2013) studied a conspicuous colour polymorphism in crab spiders.

Monica Padilla de la Torre (PhD, 2013) worked on vocal communication in cattle.

Rohanna Dow (PhD, 2011) studied the evolution of imperfect mimicry.

Brad Ochocki (MRes, 2010) modelled the impact of frequency dependent predation on spatially structured prey populations.

Lucy Groves (MRes, 2010) examined the impact of intraguild interactions on sexual interactions in gall flies (Lipara spp.).

Sam Lewis (MRes, 2009) was interested in the evolution of aposematism.

Tim Newbold (PhD, 2009) modelled the distribution of species and biodiversity in Egypt.

Olivia Curno (PhD, 2009) studied adaptive decision making in mice.

Tim Phillips (PhD, 2007) worked on the adaptive significance of human altruism.