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Mr Seb Shepherd BSc, AFHEA

Postgraduate Research Student in Biological Sciences

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Seb Shepherd graduated from the University of Southampton with a first class Biology BSc degree in 2013. He now works with Professor Phil Newland and Dr. Chris Jackson investigating the effects of electromagnetic fields on insects. The research focuses on using locusts as models for neurobehaviour and investigating environmental effects on honey bees.

Academic Qualifications

2013-present: PhD Biological Science. University of Southampton, UK.
2014-2015:Postgraduate Introduction to Learning and Teaching. University of Southampton, UK.
2010-2013: BSc Biology (First Class). University of Southampton, UK.

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Seb is interested in the impacts of humans on the environment and anthopegnic stressors. Current research is investigating the potential effects of electromagnetic fields on insects. In the past Seb has examined the effects of artificial lighting on bat feeding ecology, both as part of his undergraduate dissertation, and in a research project for Southampton City Council.

Supervisors: Professor Phil Newland & Dr Chris Jackson
PhD Research: The effects of electromagnetic fields on insects
Funding: University of Southampton: Mayflower Studentship

Research group

Environmental Biosciences

Affiliate research group

Biomedical Sciences

UoS Responsibilities

2014-2016: Biological Science Postgraduate Society Committee member

2013-2015: Grad School Committee Postgraduate Student Representative

Membership of External Organisations

Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

 

 

 

 

Demonstrator

BIOL1001 Experimental and Field (Spainish field course)
BIOL1003 Ecology and Evolution
BIOL1004 Patterns of Life
BIOL2018 Adaptive Physiology
BIOL2039 Animal Behaviour
BIOL/ZOOL 2nd-year tutorials

Mr Seb Shepherd
Biological Sciences
Faculty of Natural & Environmental Sciences
Life Sciences Building 85
University of Southampton
Highfield Campus
Southampton
SO17 1BJ
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