Evolution, behaviour and environment

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Dr Claire Harkin

Post:Research Fellow (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment)
Other posts:Associate Tutor (Life Sciences)
Location:JMS BUILDING 5D1
Email:C.Harkin@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

I am currently working as a postdoctoral Research Fellow as part of the BRIGIT consortium https://www.jic.ac.uk/brigit/ investigating the ecology and distribution of xylem-feeding insects (froghoppers and leafhoppers) that may act as vectors for the plant bacterium Xylella fastidiosa.  You are invited to contribute data to the project here: https://www.spittlebugsurvey.co.uk/

PhD thesis: Ecological interactions of an invading insect: the planthopper Prokelisia marginata, University of Sussex, 2016

BSc (hons) 1st class: Ecology and Conservation, University of Sussex, 2011

Role

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Evolution, Behaviour and Environment, School of Life Sciences