Jared completed his undergraduate studies in mathematics and French literature at the University of Sydney. He is interested broadly in the application of mathematics to problems in ecology and evolutionary biology. He is jointly supervised by Prof. Mike Bonsall and Prof. Philip Maini.
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University of Oxford
Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Mathematical Interests: Hyperbolic PDEs, Statistical Decision Theory, Evolutionary Game Theory.
Biological Interests: Information use by organisms, Evolution of Sleep, Senesence.
Prizes, Awards, and Scholarships:
Chevening Scholarship (2015)
Oxford University Charles Perkins Scholarship (2015-2019)
Major / Recent Publications:
Jared M. Field, Michael B. Bonsall, Ignorance can be evolutionarily beneficial, Ecol Evol. 2018;8:71–77. pdf
Jared M. Field, Michael B. Bonsall, Evolutionary stability and the rarity of grandmothering, Ecol Evol. 2017;7:3574–3578. pdf
Jared M. Field, Michael B. Bonsall, The evolution of sleep is inevitable in a periodic world, PloS one. 2018 Aug 6;13(8):e0201615. pdf
Jared M. Field, Michael B. Bonsall, Risk evaluation and behaviour: defining appropriate frames of reference, submitted, pdf
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