Dr Morton welcomes applications from students interested in animal behaviour, cognition, and wildlife conservation, including research on human-nature connections. Dr Morton also offers research internships and placement opportunities for students, so please contact him directly (email@example.com) to find out more.
Current PhD Projects:
-- D. Jones (2023 - Present). Drivers of public attitudes and behaviour towards wild mammalian carnivores.
-- K. Adaway (2022 - Present). Understanding environmental adaptability in wild mammalian carnivores: A multidisciplinary perspective.
Examples of Past and Current MSc Projects:
-- S. McFarlane-Young (2023). Behavioural impacts of human coastal activities in wild seals.
-- S. Mitchell (2023). Wild/captive differences in seal behaviour.
-- E. Cooper (2023). Canine cognition and behaviour.
-- A. Dawodu (2022). Novel feeding competition between wild red foxes (Vulpes vulpes) and other British carnivores.
-- T. Giles (2021 - 2022). Behavioural adaptability in rewilded Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber).