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My research focuses on behavioural and evolutionary ecology. I have sought to use model research systems to address in depth questions about evolution. I have specialised in avian systems, using brood parasites to address many of my research questions. I also have interest in physiology, conservation biology, and developmental biology.
Resource Development and Management
Field of research codes
Animal Behaviour (060801): Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology (060803): Animal Physiological Ecology (060806): Behavioural Ecology (060201): Biological Sciences (060000): Ecology (060200): Ethology and Sociobiology (060304): Evolutionary Biology (060300): Host-Parasite Interactions (060307): Life Histories (060308): Zoology (060800)
Undergraduate and postgraduate lecturer for Massey University since 2008
Demonstrator and tutor for undergraduate field trips and lab courses at Massey University and the University of Auckland