New Pigeon Paper Out

17 08 2017

Pigeon2Our new pigeon paper is out in Journal of Experimental Biology. Led by PhD Lucy Taylor. All about how pigeons fly differently depending on how familiar they are with their surroundings. You can read it here.





Interview with Chris Packham

16 08 2017

I recently interviewed Chris Packham about his career, and to see what tips he had about how young people could begin their careers in science communication and science media. You can read the interview here!
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Ani Eggshell Paper Accepted

10 08 2017

Our paper on Greater Ani eggshells has been accepted in the journal Ibis. More to follow. All about how the rare mineral, vaterite, acts as a shock absorber in the eggs of these unusual communally nesting birds. This work was done in collaboration with Christie Riehl (Princeton) and James Bowen (Open University).





Eider paper out

25 07 2017

Our new paper on body temperature in migrating ducks is out in Frontiers in Physiology. You can read it here!
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Eider paper accepted

8 07 2017

Common-Eider Our paper on eider migration and body temperature has been accepted in Frontiers in Physiology. More details soon. Magella Guillemette (UQAR) leads the study.





Prize success for PhD students

6 07 2017

Bit of prize success for PhD students Lucy Taylor and Dan Sankey. Lucy won best poster prize at the Annual Main Meeting for the Society for Experimental Biology (with “Fellowship of the Wing”), and Dan won best talk at the annual RHUL Symposium. Nice work.





Pigeon paper out in Phil Trans B

3 07 2017

Our new paper on pigeon laboratory behavioural traits and subsequent homing is out in Phil Trans B. You can read it here!

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