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Prof William Hughes

Post:Professor of Evolutionary Biology (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment)
Other posts:Subject Chair in Evolution, Behaviour & Environment (School of Life Sciences)
Location:JMS BUILDING 5B17
Email:William.Hughes@sussex.ac.uk
Personal homepage:hugheslab

Telephone numbers
Internal:2751
UK:01273 872751
International:+44 1273 872751

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Biography

For details of research, publications and group go to: Hughes Lab.

I completed my PhD on the chemical and behavioural ecology of leaf-cutting ants in 2000. I then spent three years working at the University of Copenhagen funded by a Marie Curie Fellowship and the Carlsberg foundation, before taking up another Marie Curie Fellowship, this time at the Universities of Sydney and Sheffield. I moved to the University of Leeds as a lecturer in 2006 and was promoted to Reader in 2010. I joined the University of Sussex in 2012.