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Dr Julie Kern

Dr Julie Kern

Dr Julie Kern
PhD, MSc, BSc (Hons)

Research Collaborator

Area of research

Communication and Cooperation

Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
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Summary

My research interests lie in the behavioural ecology and evolution of social species, with particular emphasis on the means by which social interactions and vocal communication regulate cooperative behaviour in animal groups.

Biography

2018 - 2019, ID Study Project Manager, Elephants Alive

2016 - 2017, Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Bristol

2012 – 2016, PhD, University of Bristol. Thesis title: “Flexible receiver responses to anti-predator vocalisations in dwarf mongooses”, supervisor Professor Andy Radford.

2011 – 2012, MSc, University of Bristol. Thesis title: “Decision making by dwarf mongoose (Helogale parvula) sentinels”, supervisor Dr Andy Radford.

2006 – 2009, BSc (Hons) Zoology, University of Bristol 

Keywords

  • Cooperation
  • Behavioural Ecology
  • Vocal communication
  • Social information

Methodologies

  • Behavioural observations
  • Vocal recordings
  • Acoustic analysis
  • Playback experiments

Recent publications

View complete publications list in the University of Bristol publications system

Networks & contacts

  • Dr Andy Radford

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