University of Aberdeen
|Current Position||Professor, Population & Evolutionary Ecology|
|Telephone||+44 (0)1224 274224|
|Departments||School of Biological Sciences|
|Quadrat Core Themes||Biodiversity|
|Methods I Use||Modelling|
Key Research Interests
- Links between environmental and demographic variation and emerging population and evolutionary dynamics.
- Life-history variation, including mating systems and cohort effects.
- Genetic constraints on persistence of small populations.
- Quantitative genetics applied to wild populations.
- Applying population ecology to conservation management policy and practice.
Recent Key Papers
- Reid, JM, Travis, JMJ, Daunt, F, Burthe, SJ, Wanless, S, Dytham, C. (2018) Population and evolutionary dynamics in spatially-structured seasonally-varying environments. Biol. Rev., online.
- Wolak, ME, Arcese, P, Keller, LF, Reid, JM. (2018) Sex-specific additive genetic variances and correlations for fitness in a song sparrow (Melospiza melodia) population subject to natural immigration and inbreeding. Evolution, online.
- Trask, AE, Bignal, E, McCracken, DI, Monaghan, P, Piertney, SB, Reid, JM (2016) Evidence of the phenotypic expression of a lethal recessive allele under inbreeding in a wild population of conservation concern. J. Anim. Ecol. 85, 879-891.
Summary Title of Current Studentships
- “Quantitative assessment of supplementary feeding and adaptive management strategy for red-billed
choughs” (NERC iCASE studentship, lead supervisor).
- “Sexual selection in space” (Royal Society studentship, co-supervisor).