I am a lecturer in Zoology in the School of Biological Sciences.


  • Lecturer, Zoology, University of Portsmouth
  • Research Fellow, University of Southampton. 
  • Demonstrator, University of Southampton.
  • PhD Engineering and the Environment, University of Southampton. 
  • MSc Biological Anthropology, Bournemouth University. 
  • BA Biological Sciences, University of Oxford.

Research interests

  • Evolution
  • Biomechanics
  • Skeletal anatomy and adaptation
  • Skeletal microanatomy
  • Avian evolution
  • 3D imaging and image processing
  • Image analysis
  • X-ray CT imaging
  • Non-destructive sampling methods
  • Interdisciplinary approaches
  • Root-soil interactions

Teaching responsibilities

I teach on undergraduate modules in the School of Biological Sciences, including first year Biodiversity and Evolution and second year Animal Sciences. I also supervise Honours project students.