Monk’s Cowl, Drakensberg mountains, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa (2014)

Ant genomics and evolution Research Assistant at Queen Mary University of London. With a keen interest in entomology, I volunteer in the Lepidoptera department at the Natural History Museum and on the Water for Wildlife project with London Wildlife Trust.

My research interests include:
  • The use of model organisms as indicators of ecosystem health
  • Evolution and adaptation in response to habitat and climate change
  • Predation, parasitism, trophic cascades and food webs
  • Mimicry, camouflage and crypsis
  • Taxonomy and museum curation
  • Pollination
  • Biodiversity, endemism and biogeography
  • Invasive species
  • Habitat and species conservation


    Mulu National Park, Sarawak, Borneo (2017


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