2017- Lecturer in Zoology, University of Roehampton
2017 Research Fellow, University of Exeter (NERC Funded)
2013-2016 Associate Research Fellow, University of Exeter (ERC FP7 funded, SOCODEV)
2013 Analysis Assistant, NERC Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
2008-2012 NERC PhD Student, Institute of Zoology, ZSL and Imperial College London
2008 Field Team Leader, ZSL Tsaobis Baboon Project, Namibia
2007 Research Assistant, Institute of Zoology, ZSL
2006 Field Assistant, ZSL Tsaobis Baboon Project, Namibia
2004-2008 BSc in Biology with a Year in Research, Imperial College London

Editorial and reviewer roles

2018- Guest Editor, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B
2018-                     Editor, Animal Behaviour
2015-2017            Consulting Editor, Animal Behaviour

Reviews for 14 journals including  Journal of Animal EcologyPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, and  Proceedings of the Royal Society B .
See my Publons profile for my full reviewing history

Conference Presentations

13 national and international conferences including:

  • British Ecological Society Annual Meeting, December 2016

  • 16th congress of the International Society for Behavioral Ecology, July 2016

Invited talks 

  • University of Montpellier

  • UCL

  • St George's Hospital

  • Rank Prize Fund interdisciplinary workshop on Maternal and Paternal Intergenerational Programming Effects

Research Group

Dr Jessica Bryant - Postdoctoral Research Fellow The role of olive baboons in Guinea worm transmission

Student Supervision

Catherine Hand (MRes, University of Roehampton) Effect of reproductive state on aggression in female chacma baboons
Catherine Sheppard (MRes, University of Exeter, 2016)             Individual foraging specialisation in social groups
Sarah Hamm (MSc, University of Exeter, 2015)                              Spatial memory performance and personality in a cooperatively breeding mammal, Mungos mungo  
Alexandra Ashford (MSc, Imperial College London, 2011)         Determinants of intake rates in chacma baboons
Andrew Foster-Yeow (MSc, Royal Veterinary College, 2011)    Parasites and social networks in baboons
Thomas Lister (MSc, Royal Veterinary College, 2011)                  Stress and social networks in baboons
Claudia Sick (MSc, University of Copenhagen, 2009-2010)      Daily grooming strategies in chacma baboons.