Publications from 2011 and  2012


Stopher K.V., Nussey D.H., Clutton-Brock T.H., Guinness F., Morris A. & Pemberton J.M. (2012). Re-mating across years and intralineage polygyny are associated with greater than expected levels of inbreeding in wild red deer. Journal of Evolutionary Biology, 25: 2457-2469. [Download here]


Stopher, K.V., Walling, C.A., Morris, A., Guinness, F.E., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Pemberton, J.M. & Nussey, D.H. (2012) Shared spatial effects on quantitative genetic parameters: accounting for spatial autocorrelation and home range overlap reduces estimates of heritability in wild red deer. Evolution, 66: 2411-2426. [Download here]


Lewis, S., Nussey, D.H., Wood, A.G., Croxall, J.P & Phillips, R.A. (2012) Intrinsic determinants of a population trend in timing of breeding in the wandering albatross. Oikos, 121: 2061-2071. [Download here]


Selman, C., Blount, J.D., Nussey, D.H. & Speakman, J.R. (2012) Oxidative damage, ageing and life history evolution: where now? Trends in Ecology & Evolution, 27: 570-577 [Download here]


Pollitt, L. C., Reece, S. E., Mideo, N., Nussey, D. H. & Colegrave, N. (2012) The problem of auto-correlation in parasitology. PLoS Pathogens, 8: e1002590. [Download here]


Nussey, D. H., Watt, K., Pilkington, J. G., Zamoyska, R. & McNeilly, T. N. (2012) Age-related variation in immunity in a wild mammal population. Aging Cell, 11: 178-180. [Download here]


Nussey, D. H., Coulson, T. N., Delorme, D., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Pemberton, J. M., Festa-Bianchet, M. & Gaillard, J. M. (2011) Patterns of body mass senescence and selective disappearance differ among three species of free-living ungulates. Ecology, 92, 1936-1947.


Walling, C. A., Nussey, D. H., Morris, A., Clutton-Brock, T. H., Kruuk, L. E. B. & Pemberton, J. M. (2011) Inbreeding depression in red deer calves. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 11, 318.


Milot, E., Mayer, F. M., Nussey, D. H., Boisvert, M., Pelletier, F. & Reale, D. (2011) Evidence for evolution in response to natural selection in a contemporary human population. PNAS, 108, 17040-17045.


Stopher, K.V., Nussey, D.H., Clutton-Brock, T.H., Guinness, F., Morris, A. & Pemberton, J.M. (2011) The red deer rut revisited: female excursions but no evidence females move to mate with preferred males. Behavioural Ecology, 22: 808-818.


Martin, J. G. A., Nussey, D.H., Wilson, A.J., & Réale, D. (2011) Measuring individual differences in reaction norms in field and experimental studies: A power analysis of random regression models. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 2: 362-374.  


Moyes, K., Nussey, D.H., Clements, M.N., Guinness, F.E., Morris, A., Morris, S., Pemberton, J.M., Kruuk, L.E.B. & Clutton-Brock, T.H. (2011) Advancing breeding phenology in response to environmental change in a wild red deer population. Global Change Biology, 17: 2455-2469.