NERC New Investigator Award (£520K; grant n. NE/K013777/1; 100% ownership)

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


'Understanding biological invasions: a phylogenetic comparative approach', NERC grant n. NE/K013777/1

Grant value: £620K

I was awarded this 3 years NERC Grant (2014-7) when employed at the University of Hull. I was the sole Investigator on the grant, hence I had 100% ownership. The grant has so far led to 2 publications for REF in Ecology Letters (2015, 2017). It employed 3 postdocs over the course of the 3 years.
Degree of recognitionNational
OrganisationsNatural Environment Research Council


  • alien invasive species
  • demography
  • evolution
  • life history