"Hurst" projects

Genetic signals underlying individual and kin recognition in mammals

Posted on: 26 February 2019 | Category: 2020

Funded by NERC


The social welfare of captive Asian elephants

Posted on: 26 February 2019 | Category: 2019

Funded by a University of Liverpool fee bursary


Proximate mediators of competitive behaviour in cooperatively breeding mammals

Posted on: 26 February 2019 | Category: 2019

Funded by NERC ACCE DTP CASE studentship, 2015 - 2019


The potential of protein binders as agents for the release of pheromones

Posted on: 26 February 2019 | Category: 2020

Funded by EcoInnovation


The interplay of rodent behaviour and semiochemistry: from scientific principles to control strategies

Posted on: 14 November 2017 | Category: 2017

Funded by BBSRC strategic LoLa, 2012 - 2017


Reducing the environmental and welfare costs of rodent control

Posted on: 13 April 2017 | Category: 2017

Funded by BBSRC DTP studentship, 2013 - 2017


Female kin as allies and adversaries under social competition

Posted on: 9 March 2017 | Category: 2017

Funded by NERC, 2014 - 2017


Evolution of social behaviour in mammals

Posted on: 14 April 2016 | Category: 2016

Funded by NERC CASE studentship, 2012 - 2016


Communication in edible dormice

Posted on: 24 February 2016 | Category: 2016

Characterisation of scent marks and scent mark behaviour in Glis glis (edible dormouse)


Impact of climate change on African antelope

Posted on: 11 February 2015 | Category: 2015

Funded by Duncan Norman Scholarship, 2011 - 2015


Molecular characterization of proteins in scent secretions

Posted on: 10 February 2015 | Category: 2015

Funded by BBSRC CASE studentship with Waters plc, 2011 - 2015


Utilising sperm competition for improved fertility: from rodents to production animals

Posted on: 24 April 2014 | Category: 2014

Funded by BBSRC CASE studentship with Genus, 2010 - 2014


Taming anxiety and variation in laboratory mice

Posted on: 19 February 2014 | Category: 2014

Funded by NC3Rs studentship, 2010 - 2014


A proteomics approach to quantify adaptive variation in mammalian ejaculates

Posted on: 5 February 2014 | Category: 2014

Funded by NERC, 2012 - 2014


The decision to cooperate: kin recognition mechanisms in female house mice

Posted on: 4 February 2014 | Category: 2014

Funded by NERC, 2010 - 2014


The role of neurogenesis in mediating sexual recognition and assessment

Posted on: 13 February 2013 | Category: 2013

Funded by the Integrative Mammalian Biology Initiative & BBSRC, 2009 - 2013


Mechanisms of kin recognition

Posted on: 16 February 2012 | Category: 2012

Funded by a BBSRC studentship, 2008 - 2012


Environment, behaviour and reproduction in the black rhinoceros

Posted on: 14 February 2012 | Category: 2012

Funded by a NERC studentship, 2008 - 2012


The molecular basis of individuality in chemical communication

Posted on: 2 February 2011 | Category: 2011

Funded by a BBSRC studentship, 2007 - 2011


MUP knockout mice: implications for chemical communication and a generic research tool

Posted on: 10 February 2010 | Category: 2010

Funded by BBSRC, 2004 - 2010


The role of host and parasite behaviour in the transmission of infectious diseases

Posted on: 9 February 2010 | Category: 2010

Infrastructure grant funded by the Wellcome Trust, 2002 -


Oxidative stress and sexual selection in mammals

Posted on: 9 February 2010 | Category: 2010

Funded by a BBSRC studentship, 2006 - 2010


Sperm competition in bank voles

Posted on: 2 April 2009 | Category: 2009

Funded by the Leverhulme Trust, 2006 - 2009


Chemical communication of disease status in cattle

Posted on: 11 February 2009 | Category: 2009

Funded by DEFRA VTRI, 2005 - 2009