My broad interests lie in how evolution has shaped the form and behaviours of animals. My current research centres around camouflage, animal colouration and vision; therefore allowing me to straddle the boundary between biology and psychology.
After studying for my undergraduate degree in biology, I crossed the border into psychology for my PhD. This led me on a journey into the world of vision and psychophysics. For my PhD I used psychophysics experiments with human participants to establish whether naturally occurring camouflage strategies such as background matching and disruptive colouration can provide an advantage to objects when they are ...
In 2008 I graduated from the University of Sheffield with a BSc in Animal Behaviour. I then moved to Bristol to study for a PhD, investigating whether it is possible to camouflage moving objects. I was jointly supervised by Dr. Roland Baddeley (Experimental Psychology), Dr. Nick Scott-Samuel (Experimental Psychology), Prof. Innes Cuthill (Biological Sciences) and Dr. Adam Shohet (QinetiQ). The project was supported by a CASE Studentship funded by the EPSRC and QinetiQ.
After completing my PhD in 2012, I worked on a one-year, DSTL funded project with Dr. Nick Scott-Samuel, Prof. Innes Cuthill, Dr. Roland Baddeley, Dr. Angela ...
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