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Dr Seirian Sumner

Dr Seirian Sumner

Dr Seirian Sumner
BSc(Lond), PhD(Lond)


Area of research

Social evolution and social behaviour

Office Life Sciences: 2A17
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41202

Research summary

New levels of biological complexity evolve through the unification of independently replicating individuals into cooperative groups. The emergence of group living – sociality - is a major transition in evolution, and ...

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  • 2012-current: Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Biology, Bristol.
  • 2004-2012: Research Fellow (RCUK & IoZ), Institute of Zoology, London.
  • 2008: L'Oreal for Women in Science Fellowship Award, L'OrealUNSECO/Royal Society ...

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