Seminar: Associate Professor Ian Hardy
Apr 26, 11:30 am
Associate Professor Ian Hardy is Reader in Animal Population Biology in the Faculty of Science at The University of Nottingham. He will be giving the following Seminar at 11:30am on Wednesday 26th April in the Charles Hawker building, Room 205. Waite Road, Urrbrae.
Behaviour and Applied Ecology of Bethylid Wasps
Applying behavioural ecology more and more at the population level (mutual interference) and looking at food webs in agro-ecosystems (coconut).
Associate Professor Ian Hardy’s research interests include:
Animal Behaviour and Evolutionary Ecology: contest behaviour, social evolution, sex ratio, mating systems and mating behaviour, clutch size. Population & Community Ecology: interspecific interactions, mechanisms promoting species diversity: spatial aggregation, parasitism. Basic and Applied Entomology: biology of polyembryonic parasitoids, bethylid wasps, biological control. Methodology: statistical analysis using Generalized Linear Modelling, Chemical analysis (Real-time tracking of volatile release, surface hydrocarbon analysis, metabolomics). Research organisms: Many species of parasitoid wasps, African raptors, Humans.