I am a research assistant working with Jolyon Troscianko, on visual signalling and anti-predator strategies. My previous research has covered a range of topics in animal coloration, from cuttlefish camouflage patterns to the functions of zebra stripes, but my main
NERC GW4+ PhD Student, University of Exeter 2019-2023.
My current research project is on ‘The Role of Camouflage in the Conservation and Survival of Ground-Nesting Birds’ supervised by Jolyon Troscianko (Exeter), Martin Stevens (Exeter), Innes Cuthill (Bristol) and Andrew Hoodless (GWCT).
I have a background in behavioural ecology and sensory ecology, asking questions such as how an animal’s cognition or appearance to other animals affects how they interact with their environment, and how this in turn affects their evolution (see my