Postgraduate research students (PhD & MScRes):

Stefanie Krafft (MScRes, 2021 -): (co-supervisor)

Sarah Bond (PhD, 2017 - ): Demographic consequences of variation in individual foraging strategies of northern fulmars.


Owain Barton (PhD, 2017 - ): Environmental and human drivers of fallow deer movement and habitat use.  (co-supervisor)

Alastair Feather (PhD, 2017 - ): Balancing commercial shellfish harvest and shorebird conservation.

Gemma Veneruso (PhD, 2016 - ): An applied approach to investigating disturbance of cetaceans by tidal energy developments.

Rhea Burton (PhD, 2015 - ): how does resource availability affect elephant movements across spatio-temporal scales? (co-supervisor)

Alejandra Vergara Pena (PhD, 2015 - 2019): Integrating bottlenose dolphin conservation management with ecotourism development.

Postgraduate taught students (MSc & MSci):

Thomas LeClair (2021): What is the best survey regime for carrying out demographic studies of marine mammals?


Rachel Malbon (2021): Comparing the activity budgets of Manx Shearwaters (Puffinus puffinus) from two different colonies.

Kaydy Edwards (2020/2021): Do marine mammals follow Rensch’s rule of sexual size dimorphism?

Wint Hte Hte (2020): Age- and Sex-specific Survival of Harbour Seals using Bayesian Survival Trajectory Analysis (BaSTA).

Thomas Johnstone (2020): Improving bottlenose dolphin abundance estimates using the poisson-log model mark-resight model.

Ben Walley (2020): Annual and monthly trends in the abundance of bottlenose dolphins using the Moray Firth SAC, Scotland.

Shemar Blakeney (2020): Estimating demographic parameters of killer whales in UK waters from opportunistic data.