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Professor Andy Fenton

Professor of Theoretical Ecology Evolution, Ecology & Behaviour

    Research

    Research Interest 1

    Research interests focus on the use of simple population dynamic
    theory as a tool for understanding ecological systems and, in
    particular, the epidemiology and evolution of parasites.

    Research Grants

    The Ecology Within: The Impact of Gut Ecosystem Dynamics on Host Fitness in the Wild

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    March 2019 - February 2024

    Assessing the impact of resources on parasite transmission in a natural multi-parasite community

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC), UK RESEARCH AND INNOVATION (UKRI) (UK)

    June 2018 - December 2022

    Diversity and disease: uniting community and disease ecology to understand how biodiversity affects parasite transmission

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    November 2018 - October 2021

    Parasite transmission at the wildlife-livestock interface and its implications for management - a pilot study of the African savanna ecosystem

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    August 2018 - January 2023

    Quantifying host species contributions to pathogen transmission in a multihost community: the case of chytrid fungus in amphibian communities

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    July 2016 - October 2019

    Are all hosts created equal? Transmission dynamics in a natural multi-host parasite community

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    May 2012 - December 2015

    The evolution and parasite life-history strategies: community effects.

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    July 2005 - August 2006

    Assessing the stability of parasite communities through perturbation experiments

    NATURAL ENVIRONMENT RESEARCH COUNCIL (NERC)

    May 2009 - March 2013