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Professor Nicholas Roberts

Professor Nicholas Roberts

Professor Nicholas Roberts
MPhys (Manc.), PhD(Manc.)

Professor of Sensory Ecology

Area of research

Detection of light and colour in nature

Office Life Sciences: 103
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41200

Research summary

My research is focused on investigating optical mechanisms that underlie sensory abilities such as polarization vision and the evolution of the bio-optics of signaling and photoreception.

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I gained my first degree, an MPhys in Physics and Astrophysics, in 1999 at the University of Manchester. I stayed on in Manchester and completed a PhD in the Liquid ...

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