My PhD was on the connections between the gut microbiome and the brain and behaviour, combining research in humans, model organisms, wild monkeys and evolutionary biology. Whilst my PhD focused on the microbiome, I have a broad knowledge of biology, with my research also spanning fields such as animal behaviour, neuroscience and evolution.
Selected to be published in special 15th anniversary print issue of Nature Reviews Microbiology and ranked number one out of all articles ever published in this journal by Altmetric impact score (measures amount of attention received). Notable media coverage including interview on Fun Kids Science Weekly (most popular UK children's podcast) and invited to write an article featured in The Scientist magazine. Press release
First single author paper and considerable media coverage including BBC TV South Today News and BBC Radio Oxford and BBC Radio Berkshire interviews. Press release
Considerable media coverage including featured article in Neuroscience News and ranked number three out of all articles ever published in this journal by Altmetric impact score. Press release
Worldwide media coverage including live filming for Sky and CTV News; ITV News feature filming; BBC World Service and international radio interviews; all main newspapers (e.g. The Times, Telegraph, Guardian) and online magazines like Time. Altmetric impact score reached over 1,400. Research findings also featured in books including 'The Friendship Cure'. Press release
Considerable media coverage, most notably an interview on BBC Radio 4 Inside Science. Press release
And more articles in publication... so watch this space!