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Name Professor Alasdair Houston
Job title Professor of Theoretical Biology
Department School of Biological Sciences University of Bristol
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Qualifications MA, DPhil(Oxon)
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Keywords trade-off between gaining energy and avoiding predators
rationality
co-operation and conflict
learning
daily and annual routines of behaviour
analysis of life history patterns
behavioural ecology of diving
parental behaviour and mating systems
Areas of expertise I carry out theoretical research on the trade-off between gaining energy and avoiding predators, rationality, learning and co-operation & conflict. I also undertake theoretical research on daily and annual routines of behaviour, analysis of life history patterns, behavioural ecology of diving and finally parental behaviour and mating systems.