All the updates!
(June 12) I won a prize for my thesis! ZSL's Thomas Henry Huxley Award & Marsh Prize
(June 1) End of field season: a very rainy, and a very productive, season for the birds and me
(April 18) The first chick fledged! Congrats to the parents of nest SRB2-1
(March 10) First day of field work, and first egg of the breeding season #perfecttiming
(March 9) Arrival at Mpala Research Centre in Kenya. Field season here we go!
(Sept 1) First day at Columbia University with Dustin Rubenstein
(August 18) Last day at Wageningen University with Camilla Hinde
(June 22) Field season is done, as we finished measuring the chicks in last of the second broods
(May 6) Last day of filming, and the end of our most intensive week of field work (phew)
(April 30) Experimental filming begins: time for all the chick painting and cross-fostering and filming!
(April 15) The first eggs have hatched, 2 weeks earlier than great tits have ever hatched since the NIOO began studying this forest. We start supplemented
(March 31) Field season has begun & we found surprise, extra-early great tit eggs
(March 28) I passed my viva!
(February 10) I handed in my thesis!
(January 15) I moved to the Netherlands
(December 16) I was awarded a Simons Foundation Junior Fellowship to study parental care and communication in starlings, with Dustin Rubenstein at Columbia University
(December 12) I was awarded a Postdoc Talent Programme Fellowship to study parent-offspring communication in great tits, with Camilla Hinde at Wageningen University