Our research focuses on the application of tracking technologies to gather data on the social interactions and movements of animals. We use network analyses to explore behaviour, the fundamental properties and mechanisms driving connectivity, and how this information can be usefully applied in management and conservation.
It is my aim to ensure that the NETLab offers a creative, positive and stimulating environment for researchers of all stages, diversities and backgrounds to develop, learn and progress in their careers.
Welcome to the
Network Ecology and Telemetry Lab
10 June 2021
A new paper from Mike Williamson came out this week, which investigates the utility of cetacean stranding data for informing climate change policy in the UK. This work was undertaken using data from the Cetacean Strandings Investigation Program (CSIP) at the Joint Nature Conservation Committee(JNCC) as part of an internship during his PhD studies. Find the paper here.
01 March 2021
The NETLab welcomes our newest member, Lucy Mead, who joins us through the London NERC Doctoral Training Programme (DTP). Lucy has a wealth of experience in marine and turtle conservation, earth observation and policy and will be conducting her PhD on the spatial ecology of Critically Endangered Angelsharks (Squatina squatina) and its implications for conservation. This is an exciting project that partners with the Angel Shark Project: Canary Islands. Looking forward to kicking this off at the end of the month.
10 February 2021
Mike Williamson's paper on a new method to analyse detection gaps for movement studies using acoustic telemetry came out today. Congratulations Mike and another fine paper from your PhD! You can read about his paper in this recent blog post for ZSL Science. You can find his Open Access paper here.
08 February 2021
Papers starting to come in for our Frontiers in Marine Science Research Topic on Sociality in the Marine Environment. Very cool diversity of abstracts submitted and huge thanks to Profs Darren Croft, Janet Mann, Culum Brown and Dr Johann Mourier for agreeing to co-edit this with me.