We are interested in the neural basis of navigation. We study insects (occasionally spiders), to understand and quantify the navigational challenges of animals in their natural environment and the neural basis of this behaviour. In this context, our research follows two themes: one, to identify the consequences of miniaturisation and two, to discover the adaptations required for navigating in dim light habitats. Learn more about our research and from our publications.

VL_Myrmecia myrmecia_mini Myrmecia pyriformis: the nocturnal bullant paths ocelli

If you are interested in joining us for a Masters or a Ph.D. program, or as a Postdoctoral fellow, please contact ajay.narendra [AT] mq.edu.au.

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