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Thomas Collett
Emeritus Professor (Evolution, Behaviour and Environment)
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Selected publications

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Robert, Theo, Frasnelli, Elisa, Collett, Thomas and Hempel De Ibarra, Natalie (2016) Male bumblebees perform learning flights on leaving a flower but not when leaving their nest. Current Biology, 26 (15). pp. 930-937. ISSN 0960-9822

Collett, T S, Philippides, A and Hempel De Ibarra, N (2016) Insect navigation: How do wasps get home? Current Biology, 26 (4). R166-R168. ISSN 0960-9822

Fernandes, A Sofia D, Philippides, Andrew, Collett, Tom S and Niven, Jeremy E (2015) Acquisition and expression of memories of distance and direction in navigating wood ants. Journal of Experimental Biology, 218 (22). pp. 3580-3588. ISSN 0022-0949

Riabinina, Olena, Hempel De Ibarra, Natalie, Philippides, Andrew and Collett, Thomas S (2014) Head movements and the optic flow generated during the learning flights of bumblebees. Journal of Experimental Biology, 217 (15). pp. 2633-2642. ISSN 0022-0949

Lent, David D, Graham, Paul and Collett, Thomas S (2013) Phase-dependent visual control of the zigzag paths of navigating wood ants. Current Biology, 23 (23). pp. 2393-2399. ISSN 0960-9822

Lent, David D, Graham, Paul and Collett, Thomas S (2010) Image-matching during ant navigation occurs through saccade-like body turns controlled by learned visual features. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107 (37). pp. 16348-16353. ISSN 0027-8424

Hempel de Ibarra, Natalie, Philippides, Andrew, Riabinina, Olena and Collett, Thomas S (2009) Preferred viewing directions of bumblebees (Bombus terrestris L.) when learning and approaching their nest site. Journal of Experimental Biology, 212 (20). pp. 3193-3204. ISSN 0022-0949