PhD Studentship Available

14 12 2018

We (Elli Leadbeater and myself) have a PhD opportunity – details below, and via this link. Feel free to get in touch if interested! All about the social dynamics of flocking in birds.

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Borneo Trip

12 12 2018

I’ll be spending January in Borneo, planning a new field course for our third year BSc students here at Royal Holloway. Finishing touches to travel plans finished and can now just be excited reading about gibbons.

(Photo: Frans Lanting)

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Bees, Peregrines and Pigeons

5 12 2018

Busy couple of days acting as External and Internal Examiner for James Walker (Oxford) and Callum Martin (RHUL). Congratulations both!





Leverhulme Grant – postdoc coming soon

1 12 2018

Thrilled to be awarded a Leverhulme Grant to study eggshell physiology, biomechanics and possible biomimetic applications. There will be a postdoc position starting summer 2019. Full advert and details to follow. Get in touch if interested.





Paper out in Biology Letters

28 11 2018

Our new paper is out today in Biology Letters! All about the costs of moulting flight feathers in wild geese; it’s high! You can read the paper here!





Egg PhD London NERC DTP

25 11 2018

Interested in bird eggs? Come and do a PhD with Douglas Russell (Natural History Museum) and I – details here!





PhD London NERC DTP

5 11 2018

Interested in flight/flocking/social learning/cognition? -Come do a PhD with Dr Elli Leadbeater and I. Homing Pigeons and Southern Bald Ibis as model species. Details in the link here – PhD.

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