news

April 2021 ― Natalie has been awarded a Royal Society research grant to study the effects of temperature changes on behavioural interactions

March 2021 ― Hot off the press! Our editorial entitled "Sexual selection and environmental change: what do we know and what comes next?" is now out in Current Zoology

March 2021 ― Natalie gave a plenary talk at the European Meeting for PhD Students in Evolutionary Biology (EMPSEB)

January 2021 ― Congrats to Nikki and Charlotte for completing their Honours projects - stay tuned for some very exciting results from this work!

December 2020 ― Natalie gave two (virtual) talks at the ASAB Winter Meeting and the BES Annual Meeting

November 2020 ― Fully-funded PhD position available in our research group! This PhD project is on parental care and ageing in burying beetles, and the application deadline is 6 January 2021

November 2020 ― Natalie gave an invited talk at Uppsala University's seminar series

October 2020 ― Natalie has joined the Functional Ecology Editorial Board as an Associate Editor!

October 2020 ― A warm welcome to Karendeep Sidhu, who has just joined the lab as a QUADRAT PhD student! She will be studying sexual selection under climate change using a combination of experimental, theoretical, and meta-analytic approaches

September 2020 ― This month, we welcome two new lab members! Charlotte Patterson and Nikki Watt are doing Honours thesis projects on parental care

August 2020 ― New bioRxiv preprint on the predictability of morphological evolution in contrasting thermal environments

June 2020 ― Congratulations to Anais Baillet who has successfully defended her Master's thesis!

February 2020 ― New paper in Functional Ecology on metabolic rate evolution in different thermal environments

January 2020 ― Anais Baillet, a visiting student from University of Rennes, has joined the lab! For the next five months, she will be working on a project looking at the effects of temperature on mating behaviour

November 2019 ― Natalie gave an invited seminar at The James Hutton Institute

November 2019 ― Natalie visited Alison Bell's lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, funded by an Early Career Researcher Exchange Grant from the Scottish Universities Life Sciences Alliance (SULSA)

October 2019 ― Natalie gave an invited seminar at University of Edinburgh

October 2019 ― Natalie has joined University of Aberdeen as a Lecturer in Animal Behaviour and Conservation!