Event recordings

Watch and listen to recordings of our past presentations.

  19 February 2021

Weliton Menario Costa, Kruuk Group, E&E, RSB

The study of animal ‘personality’, or consistent individual differences in behaviour, has received much attention in the last two decades, but several important questions remain...

  5 February 2021

Yiheng Hu, PhD Student, Rathjen Group, PS, RSB

Devastating fungal diseases threaten global food security and plant and animal populations, highlighting the need for rapid and accurate identification of fungal pathogens.

  11 December 2020

Fonti Kar, Noble Group, E&E, RSB

Animals live in an ever-changing world, but environmental perturbations are occurring at an alarming rate - threatening biodiversity and population persistence.

  8 December 2020

Helmut Simon, Huttley Group, E&E, RSB

I examine how some established population genetic models can be extended to accommodate insights from newer data and analytic methods.

  4 December 2020

Claire Taylor, Langmore Group, E&E, RSB

Individuals can benefit by varying their investment in offspring. The optimal amount of investment may vary in relation to both climatic conditions and social conditions (such as...

  27 November 2020

Carlos Pavon, Keogh Group, E&E, RSB

Why do organisms look the way they do? Why do they live where they do? Wy are some groups more diverse than others? These basic questions are often addressed at different scales...

  27 November 2020

Shukhrat Shokirov, Foley Group, E&E, RSB

Vegetation structure is an important habitat element for many animals.

  12 November 2020

Marlene Zuk, University of Minnesota, USA

By nature of their conspicuousness, sexual signals can cause a conflict between natural and sexual selection, with natural selection favoring a decrease in exaggeration of an...

  10 November 2020

Dr Thomas Guillemaud & Dr Denis Bourguet, INRA, Montpellier

The Peer Community in (PCI) project offers an alternative to the current system of publication - which is particularly expensive and not very transparent.

  6 November 2020

Tobias Hayashi, Peakall Group, E&E, RSB

The cross-kingdom mimicry of female insect sex pheromones by sexually deceptive orchids has fascinated evolutionary biologists ever since the importance of chemistry in...

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