New articles in African Birdlife and The Conversation Africa: parasitism, mimicry and speciation in Africa’s parasitic finches

Feb 25, 2021

Front page image of the article for African Birdlife.

Dr Gabriel Jamie has written an article on parasitism, mimicry and speciation in the parasitic finches of Africa for the magazine African Birdlife. You can read the full article open access via the FitzPatrick Institute for African Ornithology website. You can also read a popular account of the research in an article written for The Conversation Africa


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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