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- Senior Research Associate
- Genetics, Evolution & Environment
- Div of Biosciences
- Faculty of Life Sciences
October 2011 - present: Royal Society University Research Fellow
University College London
July 2008 - October 2011 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society London
October 2004 - Feb 2008 - DPhil Cooperation and Conflict in Pied Babblers
University of Cambridge.
Supervisor: Prof. Tim H Clutton-Brock
Although individuals are expected to benefit from selfish behaviour; cooperation is not only commonplace in nature, but is of profound evolutionary and social significance, being responsible for most of the major evolutionary transitions. I am interested in the mechanisms that promote and maintain cooperation in a variety of systems. I aim to elucidate the mechanisms that maintain cooperation in interactions where partners may otherwise be tempted to exploit one another. In parallel, I investigate the ecological causes and evolutionary consequences of individual variation in cooperative behaviour. To answer these questions, I work on a variety of systems, including humans and non-human animals.
For more information, please visit my website.
|2008||PhD||Doctor of Philosophy||University of Cambridge|
|2007||MA||Master of Arts||University of Cambridge|
|2003||BA||Bachelor of Arts||University of Cambridge|