At the moment our lab houses 24 red-footed tortoises (Geochelone carbonaria) and 28 bearded dragons (Pogona vitticeps). They are being used by postgraduate and undergraduate researchers to investigate a wide range of cognitive, behavioural and welfare-related questions.Topics include:

Learning and memory
Spatial cognition
Social cognition – social learning and imitation
Discrimination and categorization
Animal-robot interaction
Communication and bioacoustics
Reptile welfare
Influence of egg incubation temperature