Ben has a new paper out in Evolution on host-STI coevolution (PDF).
Ben has a new paper out in Oikos on the effects of dispersal on speciation and species richness in a metacommunity (PDF). Editor’s Choice article!
Ben gave a talk at BES2019 in Belfast: Does ecology matter in evolutionary models?
Ben gave a talk at the Zeeman Institute at the University of Warwick: Finding Your Niche: How competition drives patterns of diversity.
Ben has a new book chapter out in Wildlife Disease Ecology: Linking Theory to data and application, on sexually transmitted infections in natural populations.
Two PhD students have joined the group and will be co-supervised by Ben. Yvonne Krumbeck is studying eco-evolutionary dynamics with demographic noise and Halimubieke Naerhulan is studying mating system variation in wild shorebirds.
Ben is supervising MMath projects for Tom Griffiths and Tim Coulter, who will be working on coevolution in communities and restriction-modification systems, respectively.
Alistair Pirrie has joined the group as a PhD student, studying the evolution of parasites and host reproductive strategies.
Ben has published a new commentary in Current Biology on transposons and CRISPR-Cas (PDF).
Ben gave a talk at ESEB 2019 in Turku: Does ecology matter in evolutionary models?
Jason Wood has joined the group as a PhD student after finishing his first year in the SAMBa DTP at Bath. He will be working on antagonistic coevolution in multi-species interactions.
Ben has released a new preprint on the relationship between dispersal and speciation/species richness.
Ben gave talks at the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (University of Edinburgh) and the Institute of Integrative Biology (ETH Zurich).
Ben has released a new preprint on host-STI coevolution.
Ben has published a new paper in the Journal of Theoretical Biology on the role of eco-evolutionary feedbacks in host-parasite coevolution (PDF).