Projects supported at Sheffield (1998 - current)

 

Number of projects supported by NBAF-Sheffield

     232

Number of UK institutes supported by NBAF-Sheffield =

      54    

    

For a map showing the institutes supported by NBAF-Sheffield click here.

  

2017

NBAF1081 NBAF-S
David Macdonald, University of Oxford
The diet and conservation genetics of the African golden wolf (Canis anthus) in the Moroccan Atlas Mountains

NBAF1078 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Social and genetic structure of an invasive parrot population

NBAF1075 NBAF-S
Christopher Harvey, Canterbury Christ Church University
The population genetics of The Shining Ramshorn Snail, Segmentina nitida

NBAF1073 NBAF-S & E
Hazel Nichols, Liverpool John Moores University
Population genomics of reintroduced Asiatic wild ass Equus hemionus

NBAF1069 NBAF-S
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Sexual selection as a defence against meiotic drive.

NBAF1066 NBAF-S
Sophie Reichert, University of Sheffield
Identifying MHC variation as an indicator of resistance to specific parasite fauna of Asian elephants (Elephas maximus).

NBAF1065 NBAF-S
Claire Stevenson-Holt, University of Cumbria
A next-gen approach to relate snow leopard population size and diet to species distribution models.

NBAF1064 NBAF-S
Elizabeth Chadwick, Cardiff University
Estimating critical population parameters for UK otters using MIPSTR, a novel approach suitable for genotyping microsatellites from non-invasive otter spraint samples.

NBAF1063 NBAF-S
Xavier Lambin, University of Aberdeen
Assessing the economic and conservation impacts of the pine marten, a recovering predator, on non-native grey squirrels, and forest land management.

NBAF1062 NBAF-S
Hannah Mumby, University of Cambridge
Savannah elephant diet in the greater Kruger area: sex differences, seasonality and impact on vegetation.

NBAF1058 NBAF-S
Nicola Nadeau, University of Sheffield
Do agricultural practices affect butterfly dispersal and genetic diversity?

NBAF1057 NBAF-S
Julia Day, University College London
Testing eDNA metabarcoding approaches for surveying Lake Tanganyika’s hyper-diverse littoral fish communities.

NBAF1056 NBAF-S
Isabel Douterelo Soler, University of Sheffield
Impact of climate change on the microbial ecology of drinking water distribution systems.

NBAF1054 NBAF-S
Paul Ashton, Edge Hill University
Bacterial communities of Blue Tit nest boxes.

NBAF1052 NBAF-S
Rob Freckleton, University of Sheffield
Investigating the drivers of arthropod diversity in agro-ecosystems using metabarcoding.

NBAF1050 NBAF-S
Joah Madden, University of Exeter
Heritability of cognitive performance in pheasants.

NBAF1049 NBAF-S
Richard Hopkins, University of Greenwich
The potential of insectivorous bats as agents of crop pest control in the UK.

NBAF1048 NBAF-S
Gary Carvalho, Bangor University
Developing novel genetic tools for the conservation and management of vulnerable Manta and Mobula rays.

NBAF1046 NBAF-S
George Turner, Bangor University
Cichlid fish dietary analysis by gut content metabarcoding.

   

2016

NBAF989 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Diet analysis of Seabirds (Red-throated Divers and Scopoli`s shearwater) in relation to habitat use, human activities and movement ecology.

NBAF984 NBAF-S
Hannah Dugdale, University of Leeds
Early-life environment effects on senescence in European badgers.

NBAF983 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Tortoises as analogue species providing the ecosystem service of habitat restoration through grazing.

NBAF982 NBAF-S&E
Sonia Clegg, University of Oxford
Genomic divergence following colonisation in island Zosterops species.

NBAF981 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Novel application of high throughput sequencing to track prey exploitation by birds across a patchy landscape.

NBAF979 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Analysing the diet of reintroduced Eurasian Cranes (Grus grus) on the Somerset Levels UK, using Next Generation Sequencing.

NBAF975 NBAF-S
Ewan Wakefield, University of Glasgow
Seabirds and wind - the consequences of extreme prey taxis in a changing climate.

NBAF972 NBAF-S
Alastair Wilson, University of Exeter
Genetic basis of variation in TB susceptibility, progression and diagnosis in a wild animal host.

NBAF971 NBAF-S
Seirian Sumner, University of Bristol
Alternative reproductive strategies in a simple eusocial ant.

NBAF969 NBAF-S
Sarah Knowles, The Royal Veterinary College
Understanding the effects of diet on gut microfauna ecology, in blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus) nestlings.

NBAF968 NBAF-S
Andrew Tanentzap, University of Cambridge
Temporal colonization of lake sediment by microbial communities along environmental gradients.

NBAF967 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Flexible foraging strategies in Gentoo penguins Pygoscelis papua.

NBAF965 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Genetic structure and connectivity in the endangered yet potentially commercially valuable North Atlantic porbeagle shark: informing conservation and towards sustainable fisheries management.

NBAF963 NBAF-S
Hannah Mumby, University of Cambridge
Are kin closer? Social and genetic relationships between male African elephants.

NBAF962 NBAF-S
Keith Hamer, University of Leeds
Fine-scale foraging behavior of far-ranging marine predators: integrating 3-dimensional movement and activity data.

NBAF961 NBAF-S
Nick Mundy, University of Cambridge
Identifying the red colour locus in the zebra finch using fine scale mapping.

NBAF959 NBAF-S
Sandra Varga, University of Lincoln
Characterisation of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal communities in roots of plants with different sexes.

NBAF957 NBAF-S
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
How does meiotic drive influence sexual selection?

  

2015

NBAF948 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Environmental DNA as an assessment tool for population size estimates of the Great Crested Newt (Triturus cristatus).

NBAF944 NBAF-S
Jim Reynolds, University of Birmingham
Does genetic relatedness affect breeding patch occupancy in a colony nesting seabird?

NBAF943 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Developing novel methodology for dietary analysis in temperate granivores.

NBAF942 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Genetic monitoring to assess the potential for anthropogenic impacts in the endangered common skate in the North east Atlantic: genetic diversity, connectivity and effective population size.

NBAF936 NBAF-S
Andy Overall, University of Brighton
Scent-gland microbial diversity as a determinant in kin discrimination in the hazel dormouse (Muscardinus avellanarius).

NBAF934 NBAF-S
Joby Boxall, University of Sheffield
The impact of disinfection upon biofilm microbial communities within drinking water distribution systems.

NBAF933 NBAF-S
Tamás Székely, University of Bath
Social behaviour and diseases in the wild: genetic relatedness and disease prevalence in an island bird population.

    

2014

NBAF923 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Queen-worker coadaption and conflict in a primitively eusocial bee.

NBAF875 NBAF-S
Steve Patterson, University of Liverpool
Diversity and evolution of vertebrate immune system genes in the natural environment.

NBAF874 NBAF-S
Aileen Mill, Newcatle University
The spatial and social dynamics of the Natterer’s bat Myotis nattereri.

NBAF873 NBAF-S
Simon Goodman, University of Leeds
Molecular epidemiology of multi-parasite co-infections in Turtle Doves.

 NBAF870 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Functions and mechanisms of recognition systems in social birds.

NBAF869 NBAF-S
Brendan Godley, University of Exeter
Investigating variation of life-history strategies in the Mediterranean green turtle population (Chelonia mydas).

NBAF866 NBAF-S
Charles Tyler, University of Exeter
Can roach, Rutilus rutilus, adapt to the harmful effects of oestrogen exposure from waste water treatment work effluents?

NBAF844 NBAF-S
Ken Norris, University of Reading
Dispersal and gene flow across ocean basins in a tropical seabird complex.

NBAF842 NBAF-S
Melody Clark, British Antartic Survey
Imprinting, methylation and shell thickness in molluscs.

NBAF837 NBAF-S/E/L
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Candidate genes for host association in aphids.

NBAF836 NBAF-S/E
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Adaptive phenotypes and the barrier to introgression between ecotypes.

       

2013

NBAF779 NBAF-S/L
David Macdonald, University of Oxford
Assessing hedgehog diet in rural landscapes by DNA sequencing of faeces.

NBAF773 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Kin structure and dynamics of social queues.

NBAF772 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
The formation of eusocial groups: partner choice, conflict and the role of the market.

NBAF769 NBAF-S
Jon Bridle, University of Bristol
Reintroduction of Sium latifolium: the role of genetics in determining success of translocations.

NBAF767 NBAF-S
Barbara Helm, University of Glasgow
Allochronic diversification? Testing implications of local seasonality for genetic and vocal divergence of an Afrotropical songbird

NBAF765 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Stock structure, residency and kinship of white shark aggregations along the South African coast.

NBAF764 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Baseline data for assessing environmental impacts on basking sharks in Scottish waters: effective population size, connectivity and group kinship.

NBAF763 NBAF-S
Andrew Bourke, University of East Anglia
Lifetime reproductive success and longevity of workers in a social insect.

NBAF762 NBAF-S
Timothy Coulson, University of Oxford
Constructing a pedigree to allow the modelling of the dynamics of heritable phenotypic characters in a wild population living in a variable environment

NBAF761 NBAF-S/E
Jonathan Bridle, University of Bristol
Testing the limits and potential of evolutionary responses to climate change.

NBAF759 NBAF-S
Mario Vallejo-Marín, University of Sterling
Tracing back the origins of British populations of Mimulus guttatus by means of high-throughput SNP genotyping.

NBAF751 NBAF-S
Hannah Dugdale, University of Sheffield
Quantitative genetics of behaviour: cooperative breeding and lifetime fitness.

NBAF747 NBAF-S/E
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Ecotype formation in the rough periwinkle Littorina saxatilis using shell shape and sequenced RAD tags.

NBAF746 NBAF-S
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Promiscuity and genetic diversity in passerines.

NBAF731 NBAF-S
Melissa Bateson, University of Newcastle
Effects of early-life adversity in the European starling.

NBAF723 NBAF-S
Catherine Jones, University of Aberdeen
Population structure, kinship and the demographic history of the basking shark, Cetorhinus maximus.

NBAF722 NBAF-S/E
Jon Bridle, University of Bristol
Developing genomic resources to test limits to adaptation in rainforest-restricted Drosophila.

NBAF721 NBAF-S
Elizabeth Wellington, University of Warwick
Tracking Mycobacterium bovis infection in a high-density monitored badger population.
 

2012

NBAF682 NBAF-S
Luc Bussiere, University of Stirling
Rates of polyandry across species of dance fly (Diptera: Empididae).

NBAF673 NBAF-S
Billy Sinclair, University of Cumbria
Population structure of the cephalopod Nautilus pompilius among Australian reefs and isolated seamounts.

NBAF670 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Evolutionary genetics of social behaviour in birds.

NBAF669 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Cooperative work in social birds: how is a tragedy of the commons averted?

NBAF667 NBAF-S
Paul O'Donoghue, University of Chester
Assessing global population structure in the threatened Great Bustard (Otis tarda).

NBAF665 NBAF-S
Paul Thompson, University of Aberdeen
Do sex differences in foraging explain the link between ocean climate change and survival in the northern fulmar?

NBAF658 NBAF-S
Catherine Walton, University of Manchester
Assessing human impact on the genetic diversity of tropical forest taxa.

NBAF653 NBAF-S
Mike Ritchie, University of St Andrews
QTLs for mate preferences and regulation of male pheromone production in Nasonia.

NBAF651 NBAF-S
Jennifer Rowntree, University of York
Ecological consequences of genetic variation: does genetic variation in a keystone parasitic plant species drive community response to infection?

NBAF649 NBAF-S
Keith Hamer, University of Leeds
Individual specialization in resource use by a far-ranging marine predator: incidence and implications.

NBAF648 NBAF-S
Stuart Piertney, University of Aberdeen
Reverse engineering the genotype-phenotype map for parasite resistance in natural populations of red grouse.

NBAF644 NBAF-S
Andrew MacColl, University of Nottingham
Parasite-mediated population divergence in the three-spined stickleback.

NBAF642 NBAF-S/L
Tom Price, University of Liverpool
Why females mate once: from genes to populations.

 

2011

NBAF574 NBAF-S
David Richardson, University of East Anglia
Spatio-temporal patterns and maintenance of MHC diversity in the Seychelles warbler.

NBAF572 NBAF-S/E
Roger Butlin, University of Sheffield
Source and maintenance of recognition cues in ant societies.

NBAF571 NBAF-S/E
Joseph Tobias, University of Oxford
Dynamics of host-pathogen interactions on climatic gradients.

NBAF569 NBAF-S
Joby Boxall, University of Sheffield
Microbial communities in biofilms of the drinking water distribution system.

NBAF562 NBAF-S
Jane Reid, University of Aberdeen
Genetic variation in a highly mobile species at a very small spatial scale.

NBAF559 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Do historical bottleneck effects out-weigh genetic consequences of reintroduction? – a test using Seychelles Paradise Flycatchers.

NBAF555 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Invasive species and the `genetic rescue´ hypothesis: a test using the introduced UK population of rose-ringed parakeets (Psittacula krameri).

NBAF554 NBAF-S
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Conservation genetics of brown bears (Ursus arctos) in Greece.

NBAF549 NBAF-S
Tobias Uller, University of Oxford
Evolutionary processes in a recent coloniser: the UK wall lizard (Podarcis muralis).

NBAF548 NBAF-S
Gareth Jones, University of Bristol
Conservation genetics of the grey long-eared bat (Plecotus austriacus) across different spatial and temporal scales.

NBAF547 NBAF-S/E
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Sexual selection and the evolution of plumage colouration in the plover genus Charadrius.

NBAF546 NBAF-S/E
Colin Osborne, University of Sheffield
Evolution of Ecological Diversity in Grasses.

NBAF545 NBAF-S
David McDonald, University of Oxford
MHC diversity and pathogen resistance in the European badger (Meles meles).

NBAF540 NBAF-S
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Impact of habitat loss on the genetic structure of a declining population of the Mauritius lowland day gecko: implications for conservation.

 

2010

NBAF539 NBAF-S
David Hodgson, University of Exeter
Population genetic structure, habitat fragmentation and dispersal of hazel dormice, Muscardinus avellanarius.

NBAF476 NBAF-S
Richard Preziosi, University of Manchester
Microevolutionary processes in space: A case-study from the desert wadis of Sinai, Egypt.

NBAF461 NBAF-S/E
Stephen Rossiter, QMUL
Molecular genetics and mate choice in greater horseshoe bats.

NBAF452 NBAF-S
Annette Broderick, University of Exeter
Male breeding periodicity in a female-biased green turtle (Chelonia mydas) population: implications for effective population size.

NBAF449 NBAF-S
Iain Barber, University of Leicester
Effects of river impoundments on the morphology, behaviour and genetic divergence of sticklebacks.

NBAF448 NBAF-S
Klaus Reinhardt, University of Sheffield
Global Bedbug Spread: planes, genes and insecticides.

NBAF446 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
From genes to environmental change – the spatial ecology of a tropical seabird.

NBAF442 NBAF-S
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Ancestral recognition and egg-replacement in wasps.

NBAF433 NBAF-S/L
Mike Ritchie, University of St Andrews
QTLs and candidate genes for natural populations.

NBAF429 NBAF-S
Douglas Yu, University of East Anglia
Using spatial genetic structure to study a metacommunity.

NBAF428 NBAF-S
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Phenotypic plasticity and management of native white-clawed crayfish populations.

NBAF427 NBAF-S
Matthew Gage, University of East Anglia
Differential fertilization compatibility between and within Atlantic salmon and brown trout: implication for farmed gene introgression and hybridization.

NBAF426 NBAF-S
Stephen Harris, University of Bristol
Role of parental social status on offspring dispersal tendencies in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) population.

NBAF425 NBAF-S
Ian Montgomery, Queen's University Belfast
Demography, distribution and abundance of the Eurasian badger Meles meles in Northern Ireland.

 

2009

NBAF419 NBAF-S
Olivier Hanotte, University of Nottingham
Evolutionary history of indigenous Arabian Peninsula camel Camelus Dromedarius populations.

NBAF388 NBAF-S
Tom Tregenza, University of Exeter
Determining reproductive success and trait heritability in a wild insect population.

NBAF370 NBAF-S
David Richardson, UEA
Mating patterns and conservation genetics in Hawksbill turtles.

NBAF369 NBAF-S
Stephen Votier, University of Plymouth
Population structuring and dispersal of the highly pelagic Leach´s Storm-petrel: implications for conservation of an EU priority species.

NBAF368 NBAF-S
William Symondson, Cardiff University
Analysis of intraguild predation and invertebrate community structure.

NBAF366 NBAF-S
Jim Groombrige, University of Kent
The effects of inbreeding on immune function and interactions with disease in endangered Mauritius bird populations.

NBAF363 NBAF-S
Lori Lawson Handley, University of Hull
Dispersal ability of the highly invasive harlequin ladybird, Harmonia axyridis.

NBAF362 NBAF-S
Jamie Stevens, University of Exeter
Connectivity and gene flow in temperate Alcyonaria (octocorals): Implications for Marine Protected Area (MPA) designation.

NBAF361 NBAF-S
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Alternative routes to cooperative breeding in the Rifleman, Acanthisitta chloris.

NBAF355 NBAF-S
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Polyandry and meiotic drive in wild stalk-eyed flies.

NBAF352 NBAF-S
David Macdonald, University of Oxford
Mate choice and MHC in the European badger (Meles meles).

  

2008 and earlier

MGF/336
Annette Broderick, University of Exeter
Investigating the fitness consequences of multiple paternity in the Mediterranean green turtle population (Chelonia mydas).

MGF/333
Steven Banwart, University of Sheffield
Diversity and activity of sulfonate mineralizing rhizobacteria.

MGF/332
David McDonald, University of Oxford
Reproductive success of European badger (Meles meles) at Wytham Woods, Oxfordshire.

MGF/331
James Reynolds, University of Birmingham
Does food supplementation influence sex ratio and paternity of Blue tit broods?

MGF/329
Ben Hatchwell, University of Sheffield
Urban and rural birds: genetic differentiation and the process of urbanisation.

MGF/328
Ian Owens, Imperial College London
Genetics and ecology of the evolution of bird song.

MGF/325
Simon Hiscock, University of Bristol
Investigation of global methylation changes resulting from interspecific hybridisation.

MGF/269
David Richardson, University of East Anglia
The role of pathogen mediated fluctuating selection in generating adaptive genetic variation.

MGF/262
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Genetic structure and reproductive conflicts in Microstigmus wasp colonies.

MGF/260
Alistair Dawson, CEH Monks Wood
Molecular sexing of Robins (E. rubecula)

MGF/259
Stuart Piertney, University of Aberdeen
Speciation in the Jaera albifrons group of intertidal isopods: determining the genetic basis of sexual isolation.

MGF/252
Stuart Bearhop, University of Exeter
The genetic consequences of variation in dispersal and staging strategies in migratory geese.

MGF/251
Jeremy Field, University of Sussex
Unrelated helpers in social wasps.

MGF/249
Steve Rogers, Institute of Zoology, London
Investigating population structure and movement in the Macaroni Penguin (Eudyptes chrysopholus).

MGF/244
Andrew Pomiankowski, University College London
Consequences of sexual preference for paternity and fertility in stalk-eyed flies.

MGF/242
Gareth Jones, University of Bristol
Diet analysis and foraging requirements of the barbastelle bat, Barbastella barbastellus: Implications for management and conservation.

MGF/195
Simon Goodman, University of Leeds
Population genetic structure and ecological adaptation of mosquito vectors in Galapagos Islands.

MGF/194
Jim Groombridge, University of Kent
Population genetics, pathogen prevalence, and reproductive fitness in the endemic Mauritius parakeet (Psittacula echo) and the introduced ringneck parakeet (P. krameri) on Mauritius.

MGF/193
Jonathan Bridle, University of Bristol
Evolutionary responses to climate change in butterflies with contrasting ecology.

MGF/192
John Altringham, University of Leeds
Genetic diversity and differentiation in swarming bat species in Europe.

MGF/188
John Grahame, University of Leeds
Dynamics of the Littorina saxatilis hybrid zone.

MGF/187
David MacDonald, University of Oxford
To what degree are the offspring of a mated pair of gibbons (Hylobates algilis albibarbis) the genetic offspring of both adults in the mated pair?

MGF/186
Jason Wolf, University of Manchester
Signals of genetic quality in a genetically heritable social environment.

MGF/184
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
The colonisation of America by a cosmopolitan shorebird.

MGF/183
Tamas Szekely, University of Bath
Molecular ecology of South American plovers.

MGF/181
Brent Emerson, University of East Anglia
Speciation in marine fishes: a molecular genetic analysis of Hamlets.

MGF/165
Jens Krause, Leeds University
Comparing genetic relatedness in social networks of wild guppies across populations.

MGF/157
Jane K Hill, York
Consequences of changes in genetic diversity during climate-driven range shifts.

MGF/153
John Ewen, Institute of Zoology
Sperm competition, sperm quality and inbreeding in an endangered species, the hihi (Notiomystis cincta).

MGF/149
Keith Hamer, Leeds University
Sex-specific parental effort in pursuit-diving seabirds: a comparative analysis of guillemots and razorbills.

MGF/140
Tamas Skekely, Bath University
Kinship and parental conflit in Kentish plover.

MGF/124
Catherine Walton, Manchester University
Out of Africa (and into Asia).

MGF/119
Tom Tregenza, Exeter University
Natural and sexual selection in a wild population of field crickets.

MGF/116
Andrew Bennett, Bristol University
Proximate and ultimate causes of plumage colour variation in an avian ring species.

MGF/115
David Richardson, University of East Anglia
Developing a class II major histocompatibility complex screening method to investigate parasite mediated selection in the Seychelles warbler.

MGF/114
Ian Owens, Imperial College, London
Genetic basis of condition dependence in a wild bird.

MGF/097
Jim Groombridge, Kent University
Historical genetic profiles for extinct and surviving Hawaiian bird populations: genotyping feathers from 230-year-old ceremonial capes.

MGF/095
Sonja Clegg, Imperial University
Genetics and ecology of phenotypic evolution: island-dwelling birds as a model system.

MGF/094
John Altringham, Leeds University
Population ecology and mating patterns in Daubenton´s bats.

MGF/093
Tomasso Pizzari, Oxford University
Post-insemination sexual selection in the fowl: basic mechanisms and epistatic factors.

MGF/092
Jonathon Silvertown, Open University
Edaphic and climatic causes of population genetic structure in the Park Grass Experiment.

MGF/091
Graham Stone, Edinburgh
Host choice and population substructure in generalist parasitoids in cynipid oak galls.

MGF/090
Jeremy Field, University College, London
Genetic structure and reproductive conflicts in Microstigmus wasp colonies.

MGF/088
Ian Owens, Imperial College, London
Testing the role of drift versus selection n the divergence of South-Pacific Zosterops.

MGF/086
Gary Carvalho, Bangor
Gene flow in Antarctic fishes.

MGF/085
Nina Wedell, Exeter
Co-evolutionary interactions between female mating frequency and selfish genetic elements.

MGF/084
Ian Hardy, Nottingham
Competition and coexistence among vultures: from individual behaviour to conservation ecology.

MGF/082
James Bell, Aberystwyth, Wales
Are benthic estuarine populations self-recruiting?

MGF/081
Kate Buchanan, Cardiff
Endocrine control of chick behaviour and growth in the pied flycatcher.

MGF/080
Tamas Székely, Bath
Kinship and sexual conflict over parental care in the Kentish plover.

MGF/079
Ian Owens, Imperial, London
Island-dwelling races of white-eye as a model for understanding evolution of coloration: phylogeography, adaptation and neutral processes.

MGF/078
Steve Rossiter, Queen Mary, London
Impact of social behaviour on population genetic structure: a comparative study of continuous population.

MGF/077
John Altringham, Leeds
Is genetic diversity in bats related to their abundance, flight morphology/ecology and the availability of mating sites?

MGF/076
Jim Groombridge, Kent at Canterbury
Historical bottlenecking in the Seychelles kestrels: microsatellite genotyping of 140-year-old pre-bottleneck museum specimens.


MGF/072
Chris Barnard, Nottingham
Population substructing, genetic isolation and immunity trades-offs in rodents.

MGF/071
Mike Bruford, Cardiff
Phylogeny and conservation genetics of nocturnal lemurs in Northwestern Madagascar.

MGF/070
David Macdonald, Oxford
The breeding system of the European badger Meles meles in a high-density population.

MGF/069
Michèle Clarke, Nottingham
Paternity, relatedness and gene flow in the critically endangered Madagascar Fish Eagle.

MGF/067
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Life history, demography and kin selection in social birds: from individuals to populations.

MGF/066
Michèle Clarke, Nottingham
Historical distribution and population genetics of the British Golden Eagle.

MGF/065
John Bishop, Plymouth
The reproductive fate of migrants between sessile invertebrate populations.

MGF/063
Mike Ritchie, St Andrews
Identifying the causes of geographic variation; a multi-level analysis involving GIS and DNA.

MGF/061
Joanna Freeland, Open University
Metapopulation genetics of the Garden Tiger Moth.

MGF/060
John Altringham, Leeds
Is genetic diversity in Natterer's bat maintained by seasonal mating events at cases?

MGF/059
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
How polyandrous are crickets in the field?

MGF/058
Katherine Buchanan, Cardiff
Endocrine control of chick behaviour and growth in the pied flycatcher.

MGF/055
Roger Butlin, Leeds
Impact of forest fragmentation on the genetics of isolated populations of Sabethes mosquitoes.

MGF/051
Phil Gilmartin, Leeds
Fluorescent genotyping to determine paternity in figs.

MGF/049
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
How do polyandrous females avoid costs of inbreeding?

MGF/047
Jamie Stevens, Exeter
Biodiversity and molecular ecology of Dartmoor Brown Trout (Salmo trutta).

MGF/042 (Extension to SMGF/029)
Nick Davies, Cambridge
Nest guarding versus mate guarding : a trade-off between defence against cuckoos and cuckoldry for male reed warblers?

MGF/041
Clive Catchpole, Royal Holloway, London
Male song quality and maternal investment in song birds.

MGF/040
Lukas Keller, Glasgow
Evolutionary consequences of population genetic structure in a parasitic nematode.

MGF/039
John Croxall, British Antartic Survey
Can differences in stable isotope levels be used to detect sex-specific variation in foraging areas or diets of Antartic seabirds?

MGF/038
Richard Phillips, British Antartic Survey
Maintenance of reversed sexual size dimorphism in brown skuas.

MGF/036
Jonathon Silvertown, Open University
Local adaption and metapopulation dynamics of plants.

MGF/035
Keith Hamer, Durham
Reproductive effort in common and arctic terns (extension to MGF027).

MGF/033
Gareth Jones, Bristol
Genetic consequences of polygyny in a colonial philopatric mammal.

SMGF/031
Roger Butlin, Leeds
Impact of forest fragmentation on the genetics of isolated populations of Sabethes mosquitoes.

SMGF/030
Phil Gilmartin, Leeds
Paternity and gene flow in Ficus sycomorus.

SMGF/029
Nick Davies, Cambridge
Nest guarding versus mate guarding : a trade-off between defence against cuckoos and cuckoldry for male reed warblers?

SMGF/028
Tim Roper, Sussex
Identification of individual badgers Meles meles using DNA obtained from faeces.

SMGF/027
Keith Hamer, Durham
Parental investment in common and Arctic terns.

SMGF/026
Chris Faulkes, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London
Sneaking and sperm competition in the bitterling.

SMGF/024
Francis Ratnieks, Sheffield
Genetics of anarchistic honey bees.

SMGF/023
Ian Hartley, Lancaster
Mechanisms for paternal control of sibling rivalry in birds.

SMGF/022
Alan Hildrew, Queen Mary & Westfield College, London
Population biology in fragmented habitats: Dispersal, divergence and relatedness in two abundant caddisflies.

SMGF/021
Fiona Hunter, Sheffield
Sex differences in ornament expression and sex ratio determination in Aethia auklets.

SMGF/020
Jamie Stevens, Exeter
Population genetics of parasitic mites of medical and veterinary importance.

SMGF/019
Andrew Balmford, Cambridge
Mating behaviour in spotted bowerbirds.

SMGF/018
Richard Nichols, Queen Mary & Westfield College (University of London)
Population genetics and conservation of a Mauritius skink.

SMGF/016
John Altringham, Leeds
Spatial and sexual segregation and mating success in bats.

SMGF/015
David Bilton, Plymouth
Genetic diversity in Gracilariopsis longissima populations impacted by trace metals.

SMGF/014
Tom Tregenza, Leeds
Benefits of multiple mates in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus.

SMGF/013
Christopher Todd, St Andrews
Enrichment of microsatellites from sea lice, Lepeophtheirus salmonis.

SMGF/012
Emma Cunningham, Cambridge
Forced copulation and sperm competition in the mallard, Anas platyrhynchos.

SMGF/011
Peter Evans, Durham
Age and sex differences in coastal habitat use by shorebirds.

SMGF/010
Fiona Hunter, Cambridge
Sperm competition and paternity protection in auklets.

SMGF/009
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Paternity and parental care in the willow warbler, Phylloscopus trochilus.

SMGF/008
Ian Hartley, Lancaster
Brood sex ratio variation and extra-pair paternity in blue tits, Parus caeruleus.

SMGF/007
Ben Hatchwell, Sheffield
Behavioural mechanisms in the evolution of cooperative breeding.

SMGF/006
Tim Birkhead, Sheffield
Genotyping ejaculates and extra-pair paternity in the sand martin, Riparia riparia.

SMGF/005
Chris Perrins, Oxford
Sex allocation in the great tit, Parus major.

SMGF/004
Francis Ratnieks, Sheffield
Mating frequency in the common wasp, Vespula vulgaris.

SMGF/003
Tim Birkhead, Sheffield
Population genetics and paternity of the colonial sociable weaver.

SMGF/002
Andrew Dixon, Sunderland
A study of mate choice in the reed bunting, Emberiza schoeniclus utilizing DNA markers.

SMGF/001
Clive Catchpole, Royal Holloway, London
Song as an indicator of age and extra-pair paternity using DNA profiling.

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