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Timothy Roper
Emeritus Professor (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment)
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Selected publications

Article

Huck, Maren, Frantz, Alain C, Dawson, Deborah A, Burke, Terry and Roper, Timothy J (2008) Low genetic variability, female-biased dispersal and high movement rates in an urban population of Eurasian badgers Meles meles. Journal of Animal Ecology, 77 (5). pp. 905-915. ISSN 0021-8790

Huck, Maren, Davison, John and Roper, Timothy J (2008) Predicting European badger Meles meles sett distribution in urban environments. Wildlife Biology, 14 (2). pp. 188-198. ISSN 0909-6396

Davison, J, Huck, M, Delahay, R J and Roper, T J (2008) Urban badger setts: characteristics, patterns of use and management implications. Journal of Zoology, 275 (2). pp. 190-200. ISSN 0952-8369

Conradt, L and Roper, T J (2007) Democracy in animals: the evolution of shared group decisions. Proceedings B: Biological Sciences, 274 (16). pp. 2317-2326. ISSN 1471-2954

Scheppers, Thomas L J, Frantz, Alain C, Schaul, Michel, Engel, Edmée, Breyne, Peter, Schley, Laurent and Roper, Timothy J (2007) Estimating social group size of European badgers by genotyping remotely plucked single hairs. Wildlife Biology, 13 (2). pp. 195-207. ISSN 0909-6396

Scantlebury, M, Speakman, J R, Oosthuizen, M K, Roper, T J and Bennett, N C (2006) Energetics reveals physiologically distinct castes in a eusocial mammal. Nature, 440. pp. 795-797.

Conradt, L and Roper, T J (2005) Group decision-making in animals. Nature, 421(69. pp. 155-158. ISSN 0028-0836

Garnett, B T, Delahay, R J and Roper, T J (2005) Ranging behaviour of European badgers (Meles meles) in relation to bovine tuberculosis (Mycobacterium bovis). Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 94 (3-4). pp. 331-340. ISSN 0168-1591

Book Section

Roper, Timothy J (1999) Olfaction in birds. In: Slater, Peter J B, Rosenblat, Jay S, Snowden, Charles T and Roper, Timothy J (eds.) Advances in the Study of Behaviour. Elsevier, San Diego and London, pp. 247-332. ISBN 9780120045280