Representative Recent Publications



Blockley, A., Ogle, D., Woodrow, C., Montealegre-Z, F. & Warren, B., 2022, ‘Physiological changes throughout an insect ear due to age and noise - A longitudinal study’, iScience, 25(9), 104746.


Bonney, H. & Goodman, A., 2021, ‘Validity of the use of porcine bone in forensic cut mark studies’, Journal of Forensic Sciences, 66(1), 278–284.


Burrows, M., Ghosh, A., Sutton, G.P., Yeshwanth, H.M., Rogers, S.M. & Sane, S.P., 2021, ‘Jumping in lantern bugs (Hemiptera, Fulgoridae)’, Journal of Experimental Biology, 224(23), jeb243361.


Bushby, E.V., Cotter, S.C., Wilkinson, A., Friel, M. & Collins, L.M., 2022, ‘Judgment Bias During Gestation in Domestic Pigs’, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 9, 881101.


Capdevila, P., Stott, I., Cant, J., Beger, M., Rowlands, G., Grace, M. & Salguero‐Gómez, R., 2022, ‘Life history mediates the trade‐offs among different components of demographic resilience’, Ecology Letters, 25(6), 1566–1579.


Capdevila, P., Stott, I., Oliveras Menor, I., Stouffer, D.B., Raimundo, R.L.G., White, H., Barbour, M. & Salguero‐Gómez, R., 2021, ‘Reconciling resilience across ecological systems, species and subdisciplines’, Journal of Ecology, 109(9), 3102–3113.


Celiker, E., Woodrow, C., Mhatre, N. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘A numerical approach to investigating the mechanisms behind tonotopy in the bush-cricket inner-ear’, Frontiers in Insect Science, 2, 957385.


Celiker, E., Woodrow, C., Rocha-Sánchez, A.Y., Chivers, B.D., Barrientos-Lozano, L. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘Beyond the exponential horn: a bush-cricket with ear canals which function as coupled resonators’, Royal Society Open Science, 9(10), 220532.


Clack, J.A., Smithson, T.R. & Ruta, M., 2022, ‘A Mississippian (early Carboniferous) tetrapod showing early diversification of the hindlimbs’, Communications Biology, 5(1), 283.


Cuni-Sanchez, A., ..., Qie, L., et al., 2021, ‘High aboveground carbon stock of African tropical montane forests’, Nature, 596(7873), 536–542.


Downey, H., ..., Soulsbury, C.D., et al., 2021, ‘Training future generations to deliver evidence‐based conservation and ecosystem management’, Ecological Solutions and Evidence, 2(1).


Duncan, J., Soulsbury, C.D. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2021, ‘Differentiation between left and right wing stridulatory files in the field cricket Gryllus bimaculatus (Orthoptera: Gryllidae)’, Arthropod Structure & Development, 65, 101076.


Dunn, J.C., Hamer, K.C., Morris, A.J., Grice, P.V., Smith, M., Corton, C., Oliver, K., Skelton, J., Betteridge, E., Dolucan, J., Quail, M.A., McCarthy, S.A., Uliano-Silva, M., Howe, K., Torrance, J., Chow, W., Pelan, S., Sims, Y., Challis, R., Threlfall, J., Mead, D. & Blaxter, M., 2021, ‘The genome sequence of the European turtle dove, Streptopelia turtur Linnaeus 1758’, Wellcome Open Research, 6, 191.


Dunn, J.C., Liedvogel, M., Smith, M., Corton, C., Oliver, K., Skelton, J., Betteridge, E., Dolucan, J., Quail, M.A., Uliano-Silva, M., McCarthy, S.A., Howe, K., Torrance, J., Wood, J., Pelan, S., Sims, Y., Challis, R., Threlfall, J., Mead, D. & Blaxter, M., 2021, ‘The genome sequence of the European robin, Erithacus rubecula Linnaeus 1758’, Wellcome Open Research, 6, 172.


Dunn, J.C., Morris, A.J., Grice, P.V. & Peach, W.J., 2021, ‘Effects of seed-rich habitat provision on territory density, home range and breeding performance of European Turtle Doves Streptopelia turtur’, Bird Conservation International, 31(4), 620–639.


Farrow, R.A., Deeming, D.C. & Eady, P.E., 2022, ‘Male and female developmental temperature modulate post-copulatory interactions in a beetle’, Journal of Thermal Biology, 103, 103155., ..., Qie, L., et al., 2021, ‘Taking the pulse of Earth’s tropical forests using networks of highly distributed plots’, Biological Conservation, 260, 108849.


Giraldo-Perez, P., Raw, V., Greven, M. & Goddard, M.R., 2021, ‘A small effect of conservation agriculture on soil biodiversity that differs between biological kingdoms and geographic locations’, iScience, 24(4), 102280.


Goddard, M.A., ..., Soulsbury, C.D., et al., 2021, ‘A global horizon scan of the future impacts of robotics and autonomous systems on urban ecosystems’, Nature Ecology & Evolution, 5(2), 219–230.


Goddard, M.R., O’Brien, S., Williams, N., Guitian, J., Grant, A., Cody, A., Colles, F., Buffet, J.-C., Adlen, E., Stephens, A., Godfray, H.C.J. & Maiden, M.C.J., 2022, ‘A restatement of the natural science evidence base regarding the source, spread and control of Campylobacter species causing human disease’, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 289(1977), 20220400.


Gray, L.A., Varga, S. & Soulsbury, C.D., 2022, ‘Floral ultraviolet absorbance area responds plastically to ultraviolet irradiance in Brassica rapa’, Plant-Environment Interactions, 3(5), 203–211.


Griffin, K.E., John, E., Pike, T. & Mills, D.S., 2022, ‘What Will Happen to This Dog? A Qualitative Analysis of Rehoming Organisations’ Pre-adoption Dog Behaviour Screening Policies and Procedures’, Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 8, 796596.


Guadayol, Ò., Mendonca, T., Segura-Noguera, M., Wright, A.J., Tassieri, M. & Humphries, S., 2021, ‘Microrheology reveals microscale viscosity gradients in planktonic systems’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(1), e2011389118.


Higgins, P., Grace, C.A., Lee, S.A. & Goddard, M.R., 2021, ‘Corrigendum to: Whole-genome sequencing from the New Zealand Saccharomyces cerevisiae population reveals the genomic impacts of novel microbial range expansion’, G3 Genes|Genomes|Genetics, 11(8), jkab135.


Ilardi, M.O., Cotter, S.C., Hammer, E.C., Riddell, G. & Caruso, T., 2021, ‘Scavenging beetles control the temporal response of soil communities to carrion decomposition’, Functional Ecology, 35(9), 2033–2044.


Iossa, G., 2022, ‘The ecological function of insect egg micropyles’, Functional Ecology, 36(5), 1113–1123.


Iossa, G. & White, P.C.L., 2021, ‘Improving the dialogue between public health and ecosystem science on antimicrobial resistance’, Oikos, 130(8), 1251–1256.


Jones, O.R., Barks, P., Stott, I., James, T.D., Levin, S., Petry, W.K., Capdevila, P., Che‐Castaldo, J., Jackson, J., Römer, G., Schuette, C., Thomas, C.C. & Salguero‐Gómez, R., 2022, ‘Rcompadre and Rage—Two R packages to facilitate the use of the COMPADRE and COMADRE databases and calculation of life‐history traits from matrix population models’, Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 13(4), 770–781.


Jones, R., Fountain, M.T., Andreani, N.A., Günther, C.S. & Goddard, M.R., 2022, ‘The relative abundances of yeasts attractive to Drosophila suzukii differ between fruit types and are greatest on raspberries’, Scientific Reports, 12(1), 10382.


Jones, R., Fountain, M.T., Günther, C.S., Eady, P.E. & Goddard, M.R., 2021, ‘Separate and combined Hanseniaspora uvarum and Metschnikowia pulcherrima metabolic volatiles are attractive to Drosophila suzukii in the laboratory and field’, Scientific Reports, 11(1), 1201.


Jonsson, T., Montealegre-Z, F., Soulsbury, C.D. & Robert, D., 2021, ‘Tenors Not Sopranos: Bio-Mechanical Constraints on Calling Song Frequencies in the Mediterranean Field-Cricket’, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 647786.


Keep, B., Pike, T.W., Moszuti, S.A., Zulch, H.E., Ratcliffe, V.F., Porritt, F., Hobbs, E. & Wilkinson, A., 2021, ‘The impact of training method on odour learning and generalisation in detection animals’, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 236, 105266.


Klembara, J., Ruta, M., Hain, M. & Berman, D.S., 2021, ‘Braincase and Inner Ear Anatomy of the Late Carboniferous Tetrapod Limnoscelis dynatis (Diadectomorpha) Revealed by High-Resolution X-ray Microcomputed Tomography’, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution, 9, 709766.


Laverack, K., Pike, T.W., Cooper, Jonathan. J. & Frasnelli, E., 2021, ‘The effect of sex and age on paw use within a large sample of dogs (Canis familiaris)’, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 238, 105298.


Oyston, J.W., Wilkinson, M., Ruta, M. & Wills, M.A., 2022, ‘Molecular phylogenies map to biogeography better than morphological ones’, Communications Biology, 5(1), 521.


Pearson, S., Camacho-Villa, T.C., Valluru, R., Gaju, O., Rai, M.C., Gould, I., Brewer, S. & Sklar, E., 2022, ‘Robotics and Autonomous Systems for Net Zero Agriculture’, Current Robotics Reports, 3(2), 57–64.


Penman, Z., Deeming, D.C. & Soulsbury, C.D., 2022, ‘Ecological and life‐history correlates of erythrocyte size and shape in Lepidosauria’, Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 35(5), 708–718.


Pincheira‐Donoso, D., Harvey, L.P., Cotter, S.C., Stark, G., Meiri, S. & Hodgson, D.J., 2021, ‘The global macroecology of brood size in amphibians reveals a predisposition of low‐fecundity species to extinction’, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30(6), 1299–1310.


Pincheira‐Donoso, D., Harvey, L.P., Grattarola, F., Jara, M., Cotter, S.C., Tregenza, T. & Hodgson, D.J., 2021, ‘The multiple origins of sexual size dimorphism in global amphibians’, Global Ecology and Biogeography, 30(2), 443–458.


Pulver, C.A., Celiker, E., Woodrow, C., Geipel, I., Soulsbury, C.D., Cullen, D.A., Rogers, S.M., Veitch, D. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘Ear pinnae in a neotropical katydid (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) function as ultrasound guides for bat detection’, eLife, 11, e77628.


Rossoni, S., Fabian, S.T., Sutton, G.P. & Gonzalez-Bellido, P.T., 2021, ‘Gravity and active acceleration limit the ability of killer flies (Coenosia attenuata) to steer towards prey when attacking from above’, Journal of The Royal Society Interface, 18(178), 20210058.


Rowland, T., Pike, T. & Burman, O., 2021, ‘A network perspective on animal welfare’, Animal Welfare, 30(3), 235–248.


Sakamoto, M., 2021, ‘Assessing bite force estimates in extinct mammals and archosaurs using phylogenetic predictions’, Palaeontology, 64(5), 743–753.


Schofield, B.J., Andreani, N.A., Günther, C.S., Law, G.R., McMahon, G., Swainson, M. & Goddard, M.R., 2022, ‘Livestock microbial landscape patterns: Retail poultry microbiomes significantly vary by region and season’, Food Microbiology, 101, 103878.


Seidler, R., Primack, R.B., Goswami, V.R., Khaling, S., Devy, M.S., Corlett, R.T., Knott, C.D., Kane, E.E., Susanto, T.W., Otali, E., Roth, R.J., Phillips, O.L., Baker, T.R., Ewango, C., Coronado, E.H., Levesley, A., Lewis, S.L., Marimon, B.S., Qie, L., Sonké, B., Wilson, J.W. & Wrangham, R., 2021, ‘Confronting ethical challenges in long-term research programs in the tropics’, Biological Conservation, 255, 108933.


Siamantouras, E., Woodrow, C., Celiker, E., Cullen, D.A., Hills, C.E., Squires, P.E. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘Quantification of bush-cricket acoustic trachea mechanics using Atomic Force Microscopy nanoindentation’, Acta Biomaterialia, 153, 399–410.


Soulsbury, C., 2021, ‘Lunar illumination shapes small mammal activity in lowland agricultural landscapes’, European Journal of Ecology, 7(1).


Soulsbury, C.D. & Humphries, S., 2022, ‘Biophysical Determinants and Constraints on Sperm Swimming Velocity’, Cells, 11(21), 3360.


Thomas, R.C., Dunn, J.C., Dawson, D.A., Hipperson, H., Horsburgh, G.J., Morris, A.J., Orsman, C., Mallord, J., Grice, P.V., Hamer, K.C., Eraud, C., Hervé, L. & Goodman, S.J., 2022, ‘Assessing rates of parasite coinfection and spatiotemporal strain variation via metabarcoding: Insights for the conservation of European turtle doves Streptopelia turtur’, Molecular Ecology, 31(9), 2730–2751.


Thomas, R.C., Dunn, J.C., Orsman, C.J., Morris, A.J., Hipperson, H., Grice, P.V., Hamer, K.C. & Goodman, S.J., 2022, ‘Successful storage of Trichomonas gallinae on Whatman FTA cards following culture’, Conservation Genetics Resources, 14(2), 225–229.


Varga, S., 2021, ‘Female advantage in gynodioecious plants: A meta‐analysis focused on seed quality’, Plant Biology, 23(5), 695–701.


Varga, S., Soulsbury, C.D. & John, E.A., 2022, ‘Biological Flora of Britain and Ireland: Knautia arvensis’, Journal of Ecology, 110(8), 1970–1992.


Vasudeva, R., Deeming, D.C. & Eady, P.E., 2021, ‘Age‐specific sensitivity of sperm length and testes size to developmental temperature in the bruchid beetle’, Journal of Zoology, 314(4), 285–295.


Veitch, D., Celiker, E., Aldridge, S., Pulver, C., Soulsbury, C.D., Jonsson, T., Woodrow, C. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2021, ‘A narrow ear canal reduces sound velocity to create additional acoustic inputs in a microscale insect ear’, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 118(10), e2017281118.


Walker, M., Hammel, J.U., Wilde, F., Hoehfurtner, T., Humphries, S. & Schuech, R., 2020, ‘Estimation of sinking velocities using free-falling dynamically scaled models: foraminifera as a test case’, Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.230961.


Woodrow, C., Baker, E., Jonsson, T. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘Reviving the sound of a 150-year-old insect: The bioacoustics of Prophalangopsis obscura (Ensifera: Hagloidea)’, PLOS ONE, 17(8), e0270498.


Woodrow, C., Judge, K.A., Pulver, C., Jonsson, T. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2020, ‘The Ander’s organ: a mechanism for anti-predator ultrasound in a relict orthopteran’, Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.237289.


Woodrow, C., Pulver, C., Song, H. & Montealegre-Z, F., 2022, ‘Auditory mechanics in the grig (Cyphoderris monstrosa): tympanal travelling waves and frequency discrimination as a precursor to inner ear tonotopy’, Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 289(1973), 20220398.