We are a team of researchers at the School of Natural Sciences, Macquarie University with an interest in understanding animal visual ecology across different ecological and temporal niches. We study fine scale navigational behaviours of insects and spiders in their natural environment from mudflats, to deserts, to rain forests and to urban landscapes. We identify the sensory and neural adaptations they have evolved and quantify they navigational information available in the environment.
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 our publications.
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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.