PhD/DPhil Theses From The West Group

I don't keep this page up to date - instead go and look at the bottom of my publications page
  1. Sarah Reece, 2003, Evolution and Ecology of Sex Allocation
  2. Dave Allsop, 2003, The Evolutionary Ecology of Sex Change
  3. Meghan Guinnee, 2004, Plasticity in Reproductive Traits
  4. Andy Gardner, 2004, Developments in the Theory of Social Evolution. Wordle version. Andy's thesis work led to several prizes: (a) the Thomas Henry Huxley Award from the Zoological Society of London; (b) the American Society of Naturalists (ASN) Young Investigator Award; (c) the Europen Society for Evolutionary Biology (ESEB) John Maynard Smith Prize.
  5. Stuart Killick, 2006, Long live the Red Queen? Examining environmental influences on host-parasite interactions in Daphnia.
  6. Max Burton-Chellew, 2007, The Mating and Reproductive Behaviour of the Gregarious Parasitoid Wasp, Nasonia vitripennis.
  7. Edward Sykes, 2007, Life-history evolution in the parasitoid wasp Nasonia vitripennis.
  8. Adin Ross-Gillespie, 2008, Model socialite, problem pathogen: the evolution and ecology of cooperation in the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
  9. Tabitha Innocent, 2009, Social evolution in Melittobia. Wordle version.
  10. Natalie Jiricny, 2010, The social evolution of Pseudomonas aeruginosa in the cystic fibrosis lung.
  11. Claire El Mouden, 2011, The Evolution of Cooperation, especially in Humans. Wordle version.
  12. Joao Alpedrinha, 2012, Social Evolution and Sex Allocation theory.
  13. Helen C. Leggett, 2013, Developments in Social Evolution and Virulence in Parasites. Helen's thesis work was awarded the Thomas Henry Huxley Award from the Zoological Society of London.
  14. Melanie Ghoul, 2014, Social Dynamics in Natural Populations of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
  15. Greg Wyatt, 2014, 
  16. Roberta May Fisher, 2015, The Major Transitions in Evolution.
  17. Stefania Kapsetaki, 2015, Predation and the evolution of multicellularity [Masters Thesis]
  18. Shana Caro, 2017, Social and Environmental Factors in the Evolution of Signalling. Shana's thesis work was awarded the Thomas Henry Huxley Award from the Zoological Society of London.
  19. John Bruce, 2018, Social Evolution in Natural Microbial Populations  
  20. Stefania Kapsetaki, 2018, Multicellular group formation in algae
  21. Guy Cooper, 2018, Division of labour and the evolution of complex social groups 
  22. Sam Levin, 2019, Life in Space 
  23. Matishalin Patel, 2019, Helping and Harming
  24. Thomas Scott, 2019, Adaptation and genetic conflict 
  25. Asher Leeks, 2021, Social Evolution in Viruses
  26. Anna Dewar, 2021, Horizontal Gene Transfer and Cooperation in Bacteria

[All theses are also at the bottom of my publication page, propbably a more up to date list]