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Name Dr Sean Rands
Job title Senior Lecturer
Department School of Biological Sciences University of Bristol
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Qualifications BSc ARCS (Imperial, London), PhD (Bristol), FHEA
Professional details
Membership of professional bodies Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour, British Ecological Society, European Society for Evolutionary Biology, International Society for Behavioural Ecology
Keywords behaviour
sociality in animals
wildlife biology
behavioural ecology
Areas of expertise My research explores how evolution has shaped the behaviour and life histories of animals and plants, using a mixture of observations and mathematical modelling. I am currently extremely interested in how leadership can evolve, and how groups of wild animals can reach consensus decisions.
Media experience I have experience of interviews for both newspapers and national/international radio