Research Areas
Animal Behaviour
Covers the fields of social behaviour focusing on cooperation, cognition and communication in mammals, as well as conservation aspects and the human-companion animal relationship
Ecology & Environment
Covers the fields of plant and animal biodiversity, ecosystem research, population biology, molecular ecology, soil ecology, disease ecology, environmental microbiology and biotechnology, remote sensing, conservation, environmental education, perception of biodiversity, environmental history, human changes to ecosystems
Evolutionary Biology
Includes evolutionary biology of eukaryotes and prokaryotes. Areas of interest are adaptation, natural and sexual selection, life history evolution, phenotypic plasticity, host-parasite coevolution, speciation and phylogenetics, and the genetic basis of evolution.