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Hannah Dugdale

  • Dr
  • Lecturer in Conservation Biology
  • University of Leeds
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Research interests

EvolutionWomen in scienceSocial effectsQuantitative geneticsGenomicsSenescence

About

My research group studies within- and between-individual differences in behavioural and life-history traits. We are interested in how these differences evolved and why they are maintained. Our current focus is the evolution of ageing. One of the most profound challenges we all face is that we deteriorate with age – a process known as senescence. Individuals clearly senesce differently, but our understanding of how and why individuals senesce in such different ways remains limited. Our research takes a comprehensive and integrative approach to investigate why individual variation in senescence evolved and is maintained. This will generate vital knowledge on how individuals can live longer, healthier lives. For further information please visit our website: https://hannahdugdale.wordpress.com

Co-authors (77)

  • Isabel Winney
  • Julia Schroeder
  • Andrew Beckerman
  • Christopher Beirne
  • Martin Hinsch

Publications (34)

Dynamics in numbers of group-roosting individuals in relation to pair-sleeping occurrence and onset of egg-laying in European Bee-eaters Merops apiaster

  • Pârâu L
  • Kingma S
  • Weigl S
Journal of Ornithology (2017)
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Repeatable and heritable behavioural variation in a wild cooperative breeder

  • Edwards H
  • Burke T
  • Dugdale H
Behavioral Ecology (2017)
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Spatio-temporal variation in lifelong telomere dynamics in a long- term ecological study

  • Spurgin L
  • Bebbington K
  • Fairfield E
Journal of Animal Ecology (2017)
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Exploration is dependent on reproductive state, not social state, in a cooperatively breeding bird

  • Edwards H
  • Dugdale H
  • Richardson D
Behavioral Ecology (2016)
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No Compensatory Relationship between the Innate and Adaptive Immune System in Wild-Living European Badgers

  • Sin Y
  • Newman C
  • Dugdale H
Plos One (2016)
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Professional experience

Lecturer in Conservation Biology

University of Leeds

February 2016 - Present