Neil B. Metcalfe#


Neil B. Metcalfe
Email:neil.metcalfe 'at' glasgow.ac.uk
Membership Number:2948
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:nmetcalfe
Homepage:http://www.gla.ac.uk/researchinstitutes/bahcm/staff/neilmetcalfe




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 Professor of Behavioural Ecology at the Institute for Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine, University of Glasgow
  • 2006-2010 Head of Division of Environmental & Evolutionary Biology, University of Glasgow (name changed to Division of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, 2008)
  • 2001 Professor in Behavioural Ecology, University of Glasgow
  • 1998-2001 Reader in Behavioural Ecology, University of Glasgow
  • 1992-1998 Lecturer in Zoology (Accelerated increment award, 1994) University of Glasgow

Fields of Scholarship
  • Life history strategies in birds and fish
  • Effects of poor nutrition at early developmental stages on adult performance
  • Carotenoid modulation of immune function and sexual attractiveness in birds
  • Metabolic rate, body condition and foraging modulation in fish

Honours and Awards
  • 1999 Awarded the Fisheries Society of the British Isles’ Medal for ‘exceptional advances in the study of fish biology and/or fisheries science’
  • 2006 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
  • 2006 Awarded ‘Highly Cited’ status by the Institute for Scientific Information (ISI), being in the top 300 most-frequently cited scientists worldwide in Animal & Plant Sciences
  • 2011 Member of the Academia Europaea


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