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Prof. Raoul Mulder

Research interests

Behavioural ecology

We are fascinated by the causes and consequences of variability in mating systems, particularly the relative importance of sexual and natural selection, the role of visual and acoustic signals, and the way in which cooperation and conflict interact in complex social systems.

  • Animal behaviour
  • Social behaviour
  • Mating systems
  • Sexual selection
  • Cooperation
  • Communication anthropogenic impacts

Research projects

  • Ecology and evolution of animal personalities
  • Impacts of anthropogenic noise and light on sleep and communication
  • Movement ecology of urban wildlife

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