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Professor Alasdair Houston

Professor Alasdair Houston

Professor Alasdair Houston
MA, D.Phil.(Oxon.)

Emeritus Professor

Area of research

Behavioural Biology

Office 2B04
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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+44 (0) 117 39 41191


Theoretical work on:

  • Trade-off between gaining energy & avoiding predators
  • Rationality
  • Co-operation and conflict
  • Learning
  • Daily and annual routines of behaviour
  • Analysis of life history patterns
  • Behavioural ecology of diving
  • Parental behaviour & mating systems
The Spandrels of San Marco
The Spandrels of San Marco

Further information about my research can be found by following this link to the home page of the University Research Centre in Behavioural Biology.

Recent publications

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