I am gay and I am a behavioural ecologist.//
I work on spiders – I look at all aspects of their behaviour, from web-building to sexual cannibalism. It all started with with a student project in third year ecology. I chose the spider project and since then, I have been working on them. My work is collaborative with students and colleagues from around the world. I am an ally and try to be visible to the students I teach and at the University more broadly. I am an ally and try to be visible to the students I teach and at the University more broadly. I combine my research with afternoon tea & scones and Eurovision (www.thescienceofeurovision.website/).