Paul Rose

February 2016 to March 2016

PSY1202: Biological Psychology

Lectures delivered to a core first year unit on: hormonal effects on behaviour, the genetic and non-genetic influences on behaviour, and the physiology of the stress response.

September 2015 to present

PSY2214: Observations and Experiments in Animal Behaviour

Lectures and practicals delivered for the first five weeks of a second year, optional, year on how to watch, record and define animal behaviour in a range of scenarios. Practical and theory for use by Psychology undergraduates in future research project.

April 2015 to April 2015

MSc Animal Behaviour: Lundy field trip

Assisted on the Lundy Island field trip with MSc Animal Behaviour students; helping with project design and data collection, statistical analysis and report writing. And cooking too!

January 2012 to March 2013

ABH2104 Evolution & Behaviour

A level 2 unit that explores the complexity of evolutionary changes to animal behaviour; where do changes comes from and what is the effect of Natural Selection and Darwinian Evolution on the behavioural repertoires of extant species? From a genetic level to a whole-animal approach, students explore the evidence for Natural Selection within populations and how this shapes behaviour patterns and can create whole new species.

2012 to present

MSc research skills unit

Recording and measuring behaviour in the zoo.

For MSc Animal Behaviour students. The principles of watching, recording and evaluating the behaviour that is performed by captive wild animals.

Recording and measuring animal behaviour.

An introduction to various recording and sampling techniques, and what behaviours to define and observe.

October 2011 to present

PSY1105 Introduction to Animal Behaviour & Evolution

A level one introductory unit examining the range and function of behaviours displayed in the animal kingdom. I deliver formal lectures to first year undergraduates in Psychology and Biosciences, and I run tutorials and a behavioural observation practical.

October 2011 to present

MSc Animal Behaviour project supervision

Various students, working on projects relating to flamingo behaviour and welfare, wildfowl activity patterns, and giraffe welfare projects.


External teaching at Sparsholt College Hampshire

Up until January 2012, my full-time position was as an HE lecturer, Course Manager for the BSc (hons) degree in Animal Management, and Year Tutor for BSc Animal Management Year 3 cohorts (including managing undergraduate research projects) at Sparsholt College Hampshire (SCH). I still teach at SCH part-time around my Exeter teaching and my PhD research.

My subject specialisms in Animal Management are: i) applied animal behaviour and welfare, ii) zoo animal management, iii) conservation biology and iv) wild animal veterinary science. I have also taught anatomy and physiology, parasitology and taxonomy. Part of my practical teaching involves instructing in gross pathology.