My research interests span applied animal behaviour, communication, and movement ecology. My current focus is in understanding and applying behavioural ecology to conservation management problems, particularly in resolving human-wildlife conflicts. I have a conjoint position with UNSW in the Centre for Ecosystem Science, and Taronga Conservation Society Australia, and also work with the Botswana Predator Conservation Trust.
Humans and dogs go way back. From wolf totems to the big bad wolf of fact and fairy tale, through sheepdogs, lap dogs, and labradoodles, our relationships with these animals are complex, emotionally charged and sometimes...