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Prof Simpson is an ARC Laureate Fellow and Academic Director of the Charles Perkins Centre at the University of Sydney. His research focus on the effects of nutrition on health.

Prof Pizzari is based in the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford. His research focuses on the evolutionary ecology of sexual selection.

Dr Ponton is a University Lecturer at Macquarie University in Australia. Her research focuses on the relationship between nutrition, immunology and gut microbiota, primarily using flies as model species.

Dr Wigby s a BBSRC David Phillips Research Fellow at the Department of Zoology at the University of Oxford. Dr Wigby studies the evolutionary biology of sex and death, mainly using the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, as a model organism.

Dr Lihoreau is a Researcher at the University Paul Sabatier in France. His research aims to understand how cognitive processes mediate adaptive behaviour in individuals, and their social interactions within groups and populations, with a particular focus on foraging tasks (navigation, nutrient balancing, social foraging).

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