Centre for Behaviour and Evolution

Staff Profile

Professor Daniel Nettle

Professor of Behavioural Science


Daniel Nettle received his PhD in Anthropology from University College London. He has worked a wide range of topics, and studies both human behaviour, and the behaviour of non-human animals, particularly starlings. His personal research website is www.danielnettle.org.uk. Since coming to Newcastle in 2004, he has taught mostly on the Psychology BSc undergraduate programme and the MRes programme in the Faculty of Medical Sciences.


Areas of expertise

  • Human and animal behaviour
  • Ageing and health


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Please see my personal webpage.


Please see my personal webpage at: www.danielnettle.org.uk


MMB8003 The Biological Study of Behaviour

MMB8047 Evolution and Human Behaviour

PSY1003 Evolution and Genetics for Psychology

'Fun with R', an online course for statistical analysis in R, which you can access here