Dr Andre Gilburn

Senior Lecturer

Biological and Environmental Sciences University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4LA

Dr Andre Gilburn

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I have been working on flies that inhabit decomposing wrack on beaches for 30 years. I initially started working on their behaviour and genetics but have now expanded my interest to encompass the conservation of wrack bed ecosystems and the development of wrack inhabitants as a novel source of food and feed.


An Assessment of the ecological impact of mechanical beach clearing in Scotland
PI: Dr Andre Gilburn
Funded by: The Carnegie Trust

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Gilburn A & Hunt MK (1998) Tails of love and war. Biological Sciences Review, 11 (1), pp. 30-33.

Book Chapter

Day TH & Gilburn A (1997) Sexual selection in seaweed flies. In: Slater P, Rosenblatt J, Snowdon C & Milinski M (eds.) Advances in the Study of Behavior, Volume 26. Advances in the Study of Behavior, 26. London: Academic Press, pp. 1-57. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0065345408603769; https://doi.org/10.1016/S0065-3454%2808%2960376-9



I am the chief examiner for Biological Sciences and chair the Biological and Environmental Sciences exam boards. I'm an active member of our Learning and Teaching committee and have played a key role in the development of our degree programmes.