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I am a lecturer in Zoology in the School of Biological Sciences.


  • Lecturer, Zoology, University of Portsmouth
  • Research Fellow, University of Southampton. 
  • Demonstrator, University of Southampton.
  • PhD Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton. 
  • MSc Biological Anthropology, Bournemouth University. 
  • BA Biological Sciences, University of Oxford.

Research Interests

  • Evolution
  • Biomechanics
  • Skeletal anatomy and adaptation
  • Skeletal microanatomy
  • Avian evolution
  • 3D imaging and image processing
  • Image analysis
  • X-ray CT imaging
  • Non-destructive sampling methods
  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Root-soil interactions

Teaching Responsibilities

I teach on undergraduate modules in the School of Biological Sciences, including first year Biodiversity and Evolution and second year Animal Sciences. I also supervise Honours project students.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land


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