Members: Principal Investigators

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Dr James Ainge

Dr James Ainge

RCUK Fellow

Neural mechanisms of spatial and episodic memory

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Dr Justin Ales

Dr Justin Ales

Lecturer

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Dr Nathan Bailey

Dr Nathan Bailey

Reader

Evolutionary Biology: behaviour and speciation in insects

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Dr Daniela Balslev

Dr Daniela  Balslev

Lecturer

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Dr Marcus Bischoff

Dr Marcus Bischoff

Lecturer

Developmental genetics and imaging of morphogenesis

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Dr Eric Bowman

Dr Eric Bowman

Lecturer

Neuroscience of reward, motivation and adaptive behaviour

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Prof Ian Boyd

Prof Ian Boyd

Professor

Marine mammal ecology and behaviour

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Dr Gillian Brown

Dr Gillian Brown

Reader

Sex differences in behavioural development and the evolution of behaviour

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Prof Verity Brown

Prof Verity Brown

Royal Society Industrial Fellow and Professor

Neural basis of attention and response selection in the rat

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Prof Josep Call

Prof Josep Call

Professor of Comparative Psychology

Problem solving, Causal and inferential reasoning, Mindreading, Comparative cognition

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Prof Malinda Carpenter

Prof Malinda Carpenter

Professor of Developmental Psychology

Imitation, joint attention, pre-verbal communication, prosocial behaviour, group membership

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Prof Glen Cottrell

Prof Glen Cottrell

Professor (Emeritus)

Novel ligand-gated ion channels in nerve cells

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Prof Will Cresswell

Prof Will Cresswell

Professor of Biology

Behavioural ecology and conservation ecology of birds

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Dr Kate Cross

Dr Kate Cross

Lecturer

Sex differences in human behaviour

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Prof Kishan Dholakia

Prof Kishan Dholakia

Professor

Optical manipulation in biomedicine

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Dr Gayle H Doherty

Dr Gayle H Doherty

Lecturer in Neursoscience

Cell death during neurodevelopment and neurodegeneration

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Dr Barbara Dritschel

Dr Barbara Dritschel

Lecturer

Cognitive processing deficits

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Dr Andy Gardner

Dr Andy Gardner

Reader

Social evolution theory

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Prof Malte Gather

Prof Malte Gather

Professor

Biophotonics and bioinspired optics

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Dr Juan-Carlos Gomez

Dr Juan-Carlos Gomez

Reader

Evolution and development of social cognition and intelligence

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Dr Jeff Graves

Dr Jeff Graves

Honorary Senior Lecturer

Mating behaviour, maternity and parentage and population structure

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Dr Lauren Guillette

Dr Lauren Guillette

Honorary Research Fellow

Social learning in nest-building birds

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Prof Frank Gunn-Moore

Prof Frank Gunn-Moore

Professor of Molecular Neurobiology

Molecular development and survival of mammalian neurons

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Prof Julie Harris

Prof Julie Harris

Professor

St Andrews Vision Lab: human visual perception

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Prof Sue Healy

Prof Sue Healy

Professor

Animal cognition in the wild

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Dr Bill Heitler

Dr Bill Heitler

Reader

Simple Systems Neurobiology and Modelling

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Dr Sascha Hooker

Dr Sascha Hooker

Reader

Ecology and behaviour of marine mammals

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Prof Vincent Janik

Prof Vincent Janik

Professor of Biology
Director of Scottish Oceans Institute

Acoustic communication and behaviour in marine mammals

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Dr Ines Jentzsch

Dr Ines Jentzsch

Reader

Attention and cognitive control

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Prof Lindsey Kent

Prof Lindsey Kent

Professor of Molecular Psychiatry

Molecular Investigation of Child Psychiatric Disorders

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Prof Kevin Laland

Prof Kevin Laland

Professor

Social learning, cultural evolution and niche construction

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Dr Wenchang Li

Dr Wenchang Li

Royal Society University Research Fellow

Neural networks controlling movement in a simple vertebrate

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Prof Anne Magurran

Prof Anne Magurran

Professor

Fish behaviour and evolution

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Dr Iain Matthews

Dr Iain Matthews

Senior Teaching Fellow & Pro-Dean for the Faculty of Science

Fish and arthropod behaviour and biodiversity

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Dr Gareth Miles

Dr Gareth Miles

Reader

Neurophysiology of mammalian spinal motor networks

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Prof Patrick Miller

Prof Patrick Miller

Professor

Acoustic communication and behavioural ecology

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Dr Michael Morrissey

Dr Michael Morrissey

Research Fellow

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Dr Akira O'Connor

Dr Akira O'Connor

SINAPSE Lecturer

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Prof David O'Hagan

Prof David O'Hagan

Professor

Organic and bio-organic fluorine research

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Dr Mike Oram

Dr Mike Oram

Lecturer

From neuronal codes to perception and memory

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Dr Thomas Otto

Dr Thomas  Otto

Lecturer

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Dr Silvia Paracchini

Dr Silvia Paracchini

Royal Society University Research Fellow

Genetics and epidemiology of neurodevelopmental disorders and cognitive traits

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Prof David Perrett

Prof David Perrett

Professor

Face Perception

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Dr Samantha Pitt

Dr Samantha Pitt

Royal Society of Edinburgh Biomedical Fellow

Intracellular calcium dynamics and the molecular function of intracellular ion-channels

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Dr Stefan Pulver

Dr Stefan Pulver

Lecturer

Neural control of locomotion in Drosophila

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Dr Luke Rendell

Dr Luke Rendell

MASTS Reader in Biology

The evolution of learning, behaviour and communication

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Prof Christian Rutz

Prof Christian Rutz

Professor of Biology

Evolution, ecology and social dynamics of animal tool use

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Prof Graeme Ruxton

Prof Graeme Ruxton

Professor

Sensory reactions between organisms

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Dr Amanda Seed

Dr Amanda Seed

Senior Lecturer

Comparative cognition and the evolution of intelligence

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Dr Morven Shearer

Dr Morven Shearer

Senior Lecturer

Medical ethics, research ethics and global health

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Dr David Shuker

Dr David Shuker

Senior Lecturer in Behavioural Ecology

Insect behavioural ecology and evolution

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Prof Keith Sillar

Prof Keith Sillar

Professor of Neuroscience

Neural control and development of vertebrate locomotion

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Prof Peter Slater

Prof Peter Slater

Professor of Natural History (Emeritus)

Vocal communication in birds and mammals

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Dr Judith Sleeman

Dr Judith Sleeman

Lecturer in Cell and Developmental Biology

Structure and dynamics of the mammalian cell nucleus

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Dr V Anne Smith

Dr V Anne Smith

Senior Lecturer

Complex biological networks

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Dr Ildiko Somorjai

Dr Ildiko  Somorjai

Senior Lecturer MASTS

Regeneration Biology

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Dr Karen Spencer

Dr Karen Spencer

Lecturer

Hormones, behaviour and development

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Dr Reiner Sprengelmeyer

Dr Reiner Sprengelmeyer

Reader

Neuropsychology of emotions

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Dr Alan Stewart

Dr Alan Stewart

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Medicine

Metal ions in medicine

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Dr Javier Tello

Dr Javier Tello

Lecturer in Pharmacology

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Prof Peter Tyack

Prof Peter Tyack

Professor

Behaviour and acoustic communication in cetaceans

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Dr Dhanraj Vishwanath

Dr Dhanraj Vishwanath

RCUK Fellow

St Andrews Vision Lab: human visual perception

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Dr Mike Webster

Dr Mike Webster

Lecturer in Behavioural and Evolutionary Biology

Behavioural ecology, social learning, evolution, functions & mechanisms of animal grouping behaviour

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Prof Andrew Whiten

Prof Andrew Whiten

Professor of Evolutionary and Developmental Psychology and Wardlaw Professor of Psychology

Social cognition, social learning, tradition and culture in humans and non-human animals

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Prof Pat Willmer

Prof Pat Willmer

Emeritus Professor

Social insect ecology and animal plant interactions

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Prof John Zajicek

Prof John Zajicek

Chair in Medicine

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Prof Klaus Zuberbühler

Prof Klaus Zuberbühler

Professor

The primate roots of human language

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