Selection and evolution of coat colour in a wild mammal
Prof J Slate, Dr D Childs, Prof S Paterson
9 January 2019
This project offers the opportunity to study evolutionary genetics as part of the Soay sheep project, one of the most data-rich long-term studies of any vertebrate in the world.
*IAPETUS* Selection and genetics of life history in a wild mammal population
Centre for Biological Diversity
Dr M Morrissey
18 January 2019
Overview. Understanding how individuals allocate reproductive effort through their lives is fundamental to understanding the process of evolutionary adaptation, and has major implications for understanding other key processes such as population regulation and the evolution of senescence [1,2].
Understanding marine predator habitat use in the Mediterranean through eDNA
School of Biology
Dr S Goodman, Dr E Valsecchi
7 January 2019
Overview. Understanding how animals use their habitats in relation to environmental and ecological factors is fundamental to basic ecological studies, evaluating potential exposure to impacts from human activities, and assessing species vulnerability to climate and ecosystem change.