Staff Profile:Dr Richard Walters



Areas of Interest:
  • Thermal adaptation in ectotherms
  • Ecological and evolutionary responses to climate warming
  • Invertebrate life-history evolution and the evolution of body size
  • Extinction risk and ecological forecasting under environmental change

Member of the Evolution Research Group

Research groups / Centres:

Esteem Factors:

  • European Science Foundation Exchange Grant on ThermAdapt programme (2009; €5.7K). Project title: Adaptation of performance curves to a warmer world: Consequences of local adaptation, asymmetry and generalist-specialist trade-offs
  • Co-organiser of a European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on Improving Ecological Forecasts by Integrating Feedback Mechanisms held at Potsdam University, Germany (April 2008; €14K)
  • Member of the European Science Foundation Pool of Reviewers (2009-2010)
  • Member of the Pearson/EdExcel Biology Strategic Advisory Group (2012-2013)


  • Part 2: Evolutionary Biology
  • Part 3: Plants, Animals and Climate Change
  • MSc: Conservation Genetics

International Collaborators:

  • Dr. Yuki Baba, National Institute for Agro-Environmental Sciences, Japan
  • Dr. David Berger, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Prof. Wolf Blanckenhorn, Zürich University, Switzerland
  • Dr. Karl Gotthard, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Prof. Sören Nylin, Stockholm University, Sweden
  • Dr. Martin Schaeffer, Zürich University, Switzerland

National Collaborators:

  • Dr. David Atkinson, University of Liverpool
  • Dr. David Edwards, University of Sheffield
  • Dr. Ilya Maclean, University of Exeter
  • Dr. Karsten Schönrogge, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Wallingford
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