Browse/search for people

Professor Gareth Jones

Professor Gareth Jones

Professor Gareth Jones
B.Sc.(Lond.), Ph.D.(Stir.)

Professor of Biological Sciences

Area of research

Ecology and behaviour of bats

Office Life Sciences: 2A06
Life Sciences Building,
24 Tyndall Avenue, Bristol BS8 1TQ
(See a map)

Tel. +44 (0) 117 39 41192

Research summary

Topics I am interested in:

  • Echolocation
  • Conservation biology
  • Social behaviour
  • Molecular ecology: phylogeny, population structure and kinship
  • Interactions between echolocating bats and prey that can hear ultrasound

Common noctule (Nyctalus noctula)

Read more >

Biography

I graduated from the University of London with a degree in Ecology, and then did my PhD on the behavioural ecology of birds at Stirling. I came to Bristol in 1985 to work on aerodynamics of bat flight, and was then awarded a Royal Society University Research Fellowship to combine my interests in ecology, behaviour and bat biology. I have worked on bats on 5 continents, with recent studies based in China, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malawi and Colombia. In 2010 I was awarded the Gerrit S. Miller Award at the University of Toronto in recognition of "outstanding service and contribution to ...

Read more >

Recent publications

Read more >

View complete publications list in the University of Bristol publications system

Edit this profile If you are Professor Gareth Jones, you can edit this page. Login required.

All details on one page > for printing etc.