Personal profile

Personal profile

You can find my research group website here:


Research interests

I'm interested in the ecology and evolution of social animals, particularly bees. My research group studies both fundamental questions about communication and social behaviour, and applied questions in pollinator conservation. You can find out more on our lab webpage at


Educational background

BSc. Biology (Zoology honours), University of Edinburgh 2001

MSc. Evolutionary and Ecological Science, University of Leiden 2004

PhD. "Social information use in foraging bumblebees", Queen Mary University of London 2008 (Supervisor: Lars Chittka)

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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