Staff and research
Head of lab.
- Professor Gareth Jones. The ecology of echolocation, the functional, behavioural and evolutionary ecology of bats, conservation of bats.
- Dr Roger Ransome. Ecology and conservation of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum.
- Dr Danilo Russo. Ecology of bats in Italy.
- Dr Ryszard Oleksy. Managing flying foxes in fruit orchards in Mauritius.
- Angelica Menchaca Rodriguez. Genetics of bat migration.
- Andy Wakefield. Insect attraction to novel street light technologies.
- Liz Rowse. Bats and novel street light technologies.
- Jeremy Froidevaux. Effects of agri-environment schemes on bats and insects.
- Lia Gilmour. Deterring bats from wind turbines.
- Andy Carr. How woodland management affects bats and insects.
- Parvathy Venugopal. Cryptic species of Indian bats.
Former members of the lab
- Dr Bruna Bezerra. Vocal communication in wild golden-backed uacari.
- Dr Rachael Cooper-Bohannon. Distribution modelling of bats in southern Africa.
- Dr Paul Hope. Hibernation ecology of bats.
- Dr Alice Hughes. Distribution modelling of bats in south-east Asia.
- Dr Orly Razgour. Ecology of the grey long-eared bat.
- Dr Hugo Rebelo. Ecological characterization of tree dwelling bats in Portugal.
- Dr Emma Stone. Mitigation in bat conservation. Joint supervision with Professor S. Harris.
- Dr Matt Zeale. Dietary ecology of barbastelles.
- Dr Madeleine Ryan. Bats in churches.
- Dr Tessa Knight. Habitat use and diet of lesser horsehoe bats.
- Dr Kate Barlow. Diet, roosting and communication in two cryptic pipistrelle species. Now an ecological consultant.
- Dr Lene Berge. Resource partitioning in the cryptic species M. brandtii and M. mystacinus.
- Dr Arjan Boonman. Use of 'acoustic flow' by echolocating FM bats. Moved to Tubingen and Humboldt University, Berlin, now at Marseilles University.
- Dr Adam Britton. Foraging and echolocation in Bats. Now works on crocodiles in Australia.
- Dr Shiang-Fan Chen. Population structure and echolocation calls of bats in Taiwan. Now at Tapei Zoo.
- Dr Ian Davidson-Watts. Resource partitioning in two cryptic pipistrelle species.
- Dr Elena De Fanis. Communication between mother and infant bats.
- Dr Laurent Duvergé. Ecology and conservation of the the greater horseshoe bat. Now works for the Vincent Wildlife Trust on bats.
- Dr Jon Flanders. Ecology, phylogeny and spatial modelling of bats on the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset. Recently awarded a UK-China Fellowship for Excellence to carry out research at East China Normal University.
- Dr Sarah Harris. Lyssaviruses in UK bats. Now works for the Veterinary Laboratories Agency Rabies Unit, Weybridge.
- Dr Angela Hollyfield. Diet in relation to prey availability and echolocation in bats.
- Dr Rob Houston. Sensory ecology of aerial insectivorous bats. Now works on science publications with Dorling Kindersley.
- Dr Patsy Hughes. Development of flight in bats. Worked at the House of Commons as an environmental researcher.
- Dr Nancy Jennings. Interactions between agricultural management, biodiversity and life history: insectivorous mammals and their prey as bioindicators.
- Dr Kirsty Park. Mating systems in bats. Now a lecturer at the University of Stirling.
- Dr Katie Parsons. Swarming behaviour in bats. Now Biodiversity Officer at the Bat Conservation Trust.
- Dr Stephen Rossiter. Behavioural and molecular ecology of the greater horseshoe bat, Rhinolophus ferrumequinum. Now a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Queen Mary University of London.
- Dr Danilo Russo. Species identification by echolocation calls and habitat use of bats in Italy. Now at the University of Naples.
- Sarah Jane Scott. Effects of riparian management on bat activity. Joint supervision with Professor S. Harris.
- Dr Adora Thabah. Echolocation and flight morphology of bats in north-east India.
- Dr Dean Waters. Bat-moth interactions. Now an academic at the University of Leeds.
- Dr Liat Wickramasinghe. The abundance and diversity of bats on organic farms in Britain. Now an ecological consultant.
- Dr Carol Williams. Ecology of lesser horseshoe bats in winter. Works currently with English Nature on conservation.
- Tony Wood. The implications of human land-use for bat diversity and activity in Malaysia.
- Dr Raphael Arlettaz. Echolocation and passive listening in bats. Now a Professor at Berne University.
- Dr Marc Holderied. Echolocation call structure and its relationship with flight ecology. Now a senior lecturer at the University of Bristol.
- Dr Alex Norman. The neuroethological interactions between echolocating bats and tympanate moths.
- Dr Stuart Parsons. Acoustic species identification using artificial neural networks, echolocation call structure and its relationship with flight ecology. Now Head of Biological Sciences at Queensland Institute of Technology.
- Dr Michael Pocock. Interactions between agricultural management, biodiversity and life history: insectivorous mammals and their prey as bioindicators.
- Richard Shaw. Simulation of bat echolocation (Robat Project).
Nancy Jennings and Steve Rossiter have also been postdocs here (see PhD students, above).
- Dr Raphael Arlettaz. Bats' Acoustic Blindness.
- Dr Stuart Parsons (Queensland Institute of Technology)
- Dr Stephen Rossiter (Queen Mary University of London)
- Professor Shuyi Zhang (Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing)
- Dr Tigga Kingston (Boston University)