Head Of Department - Biological Sciences

Health, Education, Policing and Sciences

Research interests

  • Biochemistry of Haematophagous insect cuticular lipid

  • Semiochemicals in mating recognition and choice

  • Mosquito biology with special interest in British mosquito ecology and behaviour


  • Applied Entomology

  • Medical entomology and Parasitology

  • Public health and Bioethics

  • Molecular Biology of infectious disease

in the UK for Quality Education

Sustainable Development Goal 4, Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2024

for Career Prospects

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Facilities

Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2023

for Social Inclusion

The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023

of Research Impact is ‘Outstanding’ or ‘Very Considerable’

Research Excellence Framework 2021

of Research is “Internationally Excellent” or “World Leading”

Research Excellence Framework 2021

Four Star Rating

QS Star Ratings 2021