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Dr Stewart Plaistow

Senior lecturer in Evolutionary Biology Evolution, Ecology and Behaviour

Biography

Personal Statement

My research focuses on invertebrate life-history evolution in natural and model systems. I use field-based experiments and lab-based microcosm studies to try and understand how the interaction between the environment and individual level and population level processes shape the evolution and diversity of life-history strategies within natural populations.

Personal Distinctions

  • Visiting Researcher, CER, Kyoto University (Competitive Fellowship, CER, Kyoto University 2011)
  • Ecological adaptation and plasticity session (Invitation to Speak, CER, Kyoto 2011)
  • NERC Post-doctoral fellowship (Competitive Fellowship, NERC 2005)
  • ASAB Easter meeting, best talk prize (Prize, ASAB 1996)
  • W.G. Rathbone Scholarship (Prize, University of Liverpool 1993)
  • Ellis prize for Animal Behaviour & Sociobiology (Prize, University of Liverpool 1993)

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