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Jane Reid

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Jane Reid is an evolutionary ecologist from the UK, she is International Chair Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)[1][2] in Trondheim, Norway and is also Professor of Population & Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Aberdeen.[3]

Jane Reid
Alma materUniversity of Cambridge(BA), University of Glasgow (PhD)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of British Columbia, University of Cambridge, University of Aberdeen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Career

Reid was educated at the University of Cambridge studying Natural Sciences, she then did a PhD in behavioural ecology at the University of Glasgow. She did a Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of British Columbia and then a Junior Research Fellowship at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 2006 she moved to the University of Aberdeen as a Royal Society University Research Fellow[4] and was made Professor of Population & Evolutionary Ecology in 2014. In 2019 she was made International Chair Professor at NTNU.[5]

Reid looks evolutionary and population ecology, in particular of birds, her research has included the evolutionary implications of song sparrow mating behaviours[6] and the effect of weather on bird populations.[7]

Books

Chapter 39 Don't just sit there reading, in Curious About Nature: A Passion for Fieldwork by Tim Burt and Des Thompson, published by Cambridge University Press in 2020.[8]

Honours and awards

References

  1. ^ "News - Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD) - NTNU". www.ntnu.edu. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  2. ^ "Jane Reid: Playing the Ecological Long Game". Ecology for the Masses. 2019-10-17. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  3. ^ "Professor Jane Reid | Staff Profile | The School of Biological Sciences | The University of Aberdeen". www.abdn.ac.uk. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  4. ^ "Marsh Award for Ornithology | BTO - British Trust for Ornithology". www.bto.org. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  5. ^ "News - Centre for Biodiversity Dynamics (CBD) - NTNU". www.ntnu.edu. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  6. ^ "For monogamous sparrows, it doesn't pay to stray (but they do it anyway)". ScienceDaily. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  7. ^ "Struggling seabirds 'just starve to death'". BBC News. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  8. ^ "Curious about Nature: A Passion for Fieldwork". Cambridge Core. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  9. ^ Zoological Society London (2019). "Scientific Medal Winners" (PDF). Retrieved 7 February 2020.
  10. ^ "Marsh Christian Trust – Marsh Award for Ornithology". www.marshchristiantrust.org. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  11. ^ "Principal's Prize for Public Engagement with Research | Public Engagement with Research | The University of Aberdeen". www.abdn.ac.uk. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
  12. ^ "Professor Jane Margaret Reid FRSE". The Royal Society of Edinburgh. 2019-07-17. Retrieved 2020-02-07.
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