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About Carl Soulsbury

I am a Senior Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences, having joined the University of Lincoln in 2012.  Before coming to Lincoln, I held postdoctoral positions at the Universities of Jyvaskyla (Finland) and Bristol.  For more information on my research, then visit my website:

Department Responsibilities

I teach in a range of modules across ecology, evolutionary biology and conservation.

Subject Specialism

Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Biology


  • PGCE — Higher Education Authority, 2015
  • Docent — University of Jyvaskyla, 2012
  • PhD — University of Bristol, 2006
  • BSc (Hons) in Zoology (Animal Ecology) — University of Aberdeen, 2001


  • Nicol Prize — University of Aberdeen,


Associate Editor for Wildlife Research Associate Editor for Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology

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Research Interests

  • Life history evolution

  • Mate choice

  • Sexual selection

  • Social behaviour

Research Groups Memberships

Research in the Lincoln Repository

PhD Supervisor

Open to PhD applications in evolutionary ecology of birds, mammals and plants, human-wildlife interactions and wild animal welfare.