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Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour

Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour

In the Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour we study the way that organisms react, adapt and interact.

We work with a range of living systems, from microbes to mammals, addressing long-standing and emergent biological problems. Since the foundation of the College in the 19th century, Royal Holloway has established a reputation for fundamental field-based research.

Today, we support those classical approaches with state-of-the-art molecular and mathematical techniques. We are linked to colleagues at universities, museums and other institutions around the world, and conduct fieldwork and laboratory research in Europe, Asia and the US.


Academic Staff

Prof. Mark J F Brown - Professor of Evolutionary Ecology and Conservation

Prof Mark Brown

Prof. Alan Gange - Professor of Microbial Ecology 

Prof Alan Gange

Prof. Vincent A.A. Jansen - Professor of Mathematical Biology 

Prof Vincent Jansen

Prof. Julia Koricheva - Professor of Ecology 

Prof Julia Koricheva

Prof. Elli Leadbeater - Professor of Ecology and Evolution

Prof Elli Leadbeater

Prof. David Morritt - Professor of Marine Biology

Prof Morritt

Dr Sarah Papworth - Senior Lecturer in Conservation Conservation Biology

Dr Papworth

Dr Steve Portugal - Reader in Animal Biology and Physiology 

Dr Portugal

Dr Rudiger Riesch - Senior Lecturer in Evolutionary Biology 

Dr Riesch

Dr Becky Thomas - Senior Lecturer in Ecology

Dr Francisco Úbeda - Reader in Evolutionary Biology 

Dr Ubeda

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