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 Kristin Thompson

Kristin Thompson

PhD student

 

Overview

I’m interested in the evolutionary mechanisms and ecological implications of individual variation in wild populations, and the application of behavioral ecology to conservation and wildlife management.

Broad research specialisms:

  • Behavioural & Evolutionary Ecology
  • Urban Mammals
  • Animal Personality

Qualifications

2006 MSc Animal Behaviour, University Of Exeter

Research

Research projects

Project Title: Personality variation in the eastern grey squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) across an urbanisation gradient.

Supervisors: Dr Sasha Dall, Prof Robbie McDonald

Project Description:
I’m using natural populations of grey squirrels as a system in which explore the ecological factors driving consistent individual behavioural variation (animal personality). In particular, I’m interested in the relationship between personality and responses to urbanisation.

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Publications by year


2021

Thompson K (2021). Risk, Habitat Use, and Behavioural Variation in Urban Grey Squirrels.  Abstract.

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