Scientific Reports

29 05 2018

Excited to be joining the Editorial Board of Scientific Reports .



Congratulations Lucy Taylor

27 05 2018

PhD student Lucy has submitted her thesis – big congratulations. One of Lucy’s chapters is already published in the Journal of Experimental Biology and another is in review.


Pigeon Facilities

5 05 2018

Our new pigeon facilities are now fully built and operational. Thank you Royal Society for the grant that has made all this possible.

Pigeon fieldwork in full flow

3 05 2018

And keeping PhD student Dan Sankey very busy!

Lab Away Day

11 04 2018

We had our first lab away day, that involved looking at ducks, dinner, and a comedy night. Was fun! Took four photos to get close to one where everyone was looking in the right direction, and with their eyes open.


Back left, Sam Jones (PhD Student), Jack Thirkell (PhD Student), Lara Nouri (Research Assistant), Jenny Cantlay (PhD Student), Stephanie McClelland (PhD Student).

Front left, Rosa Gleave (PhD Student), Dan Sankey (PhD Student), Rhianna Ricketts (MSc Student), Miranda Reynolds (MSc Student).


Rosa Gleave starts her PhD

9 04 2018

Rosa started her PhD today, supervised by Sarah Papworth, Sam Turvey (ZSL) and myself, all about the conservation of blue-crowned laughing thrushes.

Blue-crowned Laughingthrush_1

Paper accepted in MEE

3 04 2018

Very pleased our (with Prof Craig White) paper has been accepted in Methods in Ecology and Evolution, titled “Miniaturisation of biologgers is not alleviating the 5% rule”. More details to follow.