Jane Reid is an evolutionary ecologist from the UK, she is International Chair Professor at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway and is also Professor of Population & Evolutionary Ecology at the University of Aberdeen.
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge(BA), University of Glasgow (PhD)|
|Institutions||University of British Columbia, University of Cambridge, University of Aberdeen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology|
Reid was educated at the University of Cambridge studying Natural Sciences, she then did a PhD in behavioural ecology at the University of Glasgow. She did a Killam Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of British Columbia and then a Junior Research Fellowship at Jesus College, Cambridge. In 2006 she moved to the University of Aberdeen as a Royal Society University Research Fellow and was made Professor of Population & Evolutionary Ecology in 2014. In 2019 she was made International Chair Professor at NTNU.
Reid looks evolutionary and population ecology, in particular of birds, her research has included the evolutionary implications of song sparrow mating behaviours and the effect of weather on bird populations.
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