Dr Iain Matthews

Senior Teaching Fellow & Pro-Dean for the Faculty of Science

Dyers Brae 9
tel. 01334 463004

I am especially interested in patterns of biodiversity in anthropogenically-altered habitats including studies of urban ecology and biodiversity on golf courses. 



Brown, GR & Matthews, IM 2016, 'A review of the extensive variation in the design of pitfall traps, and a proposal for a standard pitfall trap design for monitoring ground-active arthropod biodiversity' Ecology and Evolution, vol 6, no. 12, pp. 3953-3964. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2176
Willmer, PG, Stanley, DA, Steijven, K, Matthews, IM & Nuttman, CV 2009, 'Bidirectional Flower Color and Shape Changes Allow a Second Opportunity for Pollination' Current Biology, vol 19, no. 11, pp. 919-923. DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.03.070
Birkhead, TR, Pellatt, EJ, Matthews, IM, Roddis, NJ, Hunter, FM, McPhie, F & Castillo-Juarez, H 2006, 'Genic capture and the genetic basis of sexually selected traits in the zebra finch' Evolution, vol 60, no. 11, pp. 2389-2398. DOI: 10.1111/j.0014-3820.2006.tb01873.x
Matthews, IM & Magurran, AE 2000, 'Evidence for sperm transfer during sneaky mating in wild Trinidadian guppies' Journal of Fish Biology, vol 56, pp. 1381-1386.
Willmer, PG, Gordon, SC, Wishart, J, Hughes, JP, Matthews, IM & Woodford, JAT 1998, 'Flower choices by raspberry beetles: cues for feeding and oviposition' Animal Behaviour, vol 56, pp. 819-827.
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