New field season begins

Sep 10, 2013

It’s spring in the miombo woodlands of south-central Africa, and we’re back in the field in Choma. Nicholas HorrocksWenfei Tong and Claire Spottiswoode are just starting a new season of field experiments on honeyguides, and Jolyon Troscianko and Jared Wilson-Aggarwal are starting their second season of field research on camouflage and predator vision in nesting nightjars, plovers and coursers.


Tanmay Dixit awarded PhD and starting Junior Research Fellowship

Tanmay’s PhD, entitled “Signatures and forgeries: optimality in a coevolutionary arms race” was awarded with no corrections. Huge thanks to collaborators and colleagues who were instrumental to this work, and to examiners James Herbert-Read and Graeme Ruxton. Tanmay will remain on the team and continue conducting fieldwork in Choma as part of the Junior Research fellowship that he is starting at Jesus College, Cambridge.

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