Dr Iain Barber

barberAssociate Professor of Animal Biology

Hon. President of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles

Adrian Building, Room 329


External: +44(0)116 252 3462
Internal:  3462

Email: ib50@le.ac.uk


November 2016

Research shows female fish judge males on DIY skills NEW!

Female fish judge males on nest-building skills—before dumping them NEW!

Funded BBSRC MIBTP Industrial CASE PhD studentship (deadline Jan 2017) NEW!


June 2015 Fishy antics on TV get expert University advice (Springwatch)

June 2014 Current affairs make life hard for stickleback dads (BBC ONE Show)


Research Interests

The effects of parasites on the behaviour and ecology of fish; mate choice and nesting behaviour in fish; host-parasite interactions of fish; parasite evolutionary ecology; effects of global environmental change on host-parasite interactions; mechanisms of host behavioural manipulation by parasites

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