Timothy Robert BIRKHEAD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1950-02-20
Education Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne (BSc), Wolfson Coll Oxford (DPhil)
Books & Publications Avian Ecology (with C M Perrins, 1983), The Atlantic Alcidae (ed with D N Nettleship, 1985), The Survival Factor (with M E Birkhead, 1989), The Magpies (1991), The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Ornithology (1991, McColvin Medal), Sperm Competition in Birds (1992), Great Auk Islands (1993), Sperm Competition and Sexual Selection (1998), Promiscuity (2000), The Red Canary (2003, Consul Cremer Prize), The Wisdom of Birds (2008), Bird Sense (2012), Ten Thousand Birds: Ornithology Since Darwin (co-author, 2014); author of articles in pubns incl Nature and Science
Recreations art, music, walking
Clubs
Style Prof Timothy Birkhead
Career Dept of Animal and Plant Sciences Univ of Sheffield: lectr 1976-86, sr lectr 1986-89, reader 1989-92, prof of behavioral ecology 1992-; pres Int Soc for Behavioral Ecology 1996-98; co-fndr New Networks for Nature; Consul Cremer Prize 2003, Senate Award for Sustained Excellence in Teaching Univ of Sheffield 2007, Teacher of the Year Award Dept of Animal & Plant Sciences Univ of Sheffield 2009, Elliot Coues Medal American Ornithologists' Union 2011, Assoc for the Study of Animal Behaviour Medal 2012, Best Bird Book of 2012 (for Bird Sense), UK Bioscience Teacher of the Year 2013, Silver Medal ZSL 2014, Eisenmann Medal Linnean Soc of NY 2015; Nuffield research fell 1990-91, Leverhulme research fell 1995-96; Hon DSc Univ of Newcastle upon Tyne 1989; FRS 2004
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