Edinburgh Research Explorer

Matthew Bell

Senior Lecturer

  1. 2020
  2. Fine-scale variation within urban landscapes affects marking patterns and gastrointestinal parasite diversity in red foxes

    Gecchele, L., Pendersen, A. B. & Bell, M. B. V., 19 Nov 2020, In : Ecology and Evolution.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  3. 2018
  4. Population responses of farmland bird species to agri-environment schemes and land management options in Northeastern Scotland

    Daskalova, G. N., Phillimore, A. B., Bell, M., Maggs, H. E. & Perkins, A. J., 28 Nov 2018, In : Journal of Applied Ecology.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  5. 2017
  6. Biased escorts: Offspring sex, not relatedness explains alloparental care patterns in a cooperative breeder

    Vitikainen, E. I. K., Marshall, H. H., Thompson, F. J., Sanderson, J. L., Bell, M. B. V., Gilchrist, J. S., Hodge, S. J., Nichols, H. J. & Cant, M. A., 17 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 284, 1854, 20162384.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  7. Explaining negative kin discrimination in a cooperative mammal society

    Thompson, F. J., Cant, M. A., Marshall, H. H., Vitikainen, E. I. K., Sanderson, J. L., Nichols, H. J., Gilchrist, J. S., Bell, M. B. V., Young, A. R. J., Hodge, S. J. & Johnstone, R. A., 16 May 2017, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). 114, 20, p. 5207-5212 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  8. 2016
  9. Vocal cues to identity: Pied babblers produce individually distinct but not stable loud calls

    Humphries, D. J., Finch, F. M., Bell, M. B. V. & Ridley, A. R., 3 Jun 2016, In : Ethology. 122, 7, p. 609-619 11 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  10. Competitive growth in a cooperative mammal

    Huchard, E., English, S., Bell, M., Thavarajah, N. & Clutton-Brock, T., 26 May 2016, In : Nature. 533, 7604, p. 532-534 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  11. 2015
  12. Breaking down the Species Boundaries: Selective Pressures behind Interspecific Communication in Vertebrates

    Westrip, J. R. S. & Bell, M. B. V., 1 Aug 2015, In : Ethology. 121, 8, p. 725-732 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  13. Calling where it counts: Subordinate pied babblers target the audience of their vocal advertisements

    Humphries, D. J., Finch, F. M., Bell, M. B. V. & Ridley, A. R., 15 Jul 2015, In : PLoS ONE. 10, 7, 130795.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  14. 2014
  15. Suppressing subordinate reproduction provides benefits to dominants in cooperative societies of meerkats

    Bell, M. B. V., Cant, M. A., Borgeaud, C., Thavarajah, N., Samson, J. & Clutton-brock, T. H., 2014, In : Nature Communications. 5, 4499.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  16. 2012
  17. Resource limitation moderates the adaptive suppression of subordinate breeding in a cooperatively breeding mongoose

    Nichols, H. J., Bell, M. B. V., Hodge, S. J. & Cant, M. A., 30 Jun 2012, In : Behavioral Ecology. 23, 3, p. 635-642 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  18. The cost of dominance: suppressing subordinate reproduction affects the reproductive success of dominant female banded mongooses

    Bell, M. B. V., Nichols, H. J., Gilchrist, J. S., Cant, M. A. & Hodge, S. J., 7 Feb 2012, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 279, 1728, p. 619-624 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  19. 2011
  20. Ecological conditions influence sentinel decisions

    Hollen, L. I., Bell, M. B. V., Wade, H. M., Rose, R., Russell, A., Niven, F., Ridley, A. R. & Radford, A. N., 30 Dec 2011, In : Animal Behaviour. 82, 6, p. 1435-1441 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  21. Calling by Concluding Sentinels: Coordinating Cooperation or Revealing Risk?

    Hollen, L. I., Bell, M. B. V., Russell, A., Niven, F., Ridley, A. R. & Radford, A. N., 3 Oct 2011, In : PLoS ONE. 6, 10, p. - 6 p., e25010.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  22. Singing for your supper: sentinel calling by kleptoparasites can mitigate the cost to victims

    Radford, A. N., Bell, M. B. V., Hollen, L. I. & Ridley, A. R., 31 Mar 2011, In : Evolution. 65, 3, p. 900-906 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Reproductive competition and the evolution of extreme birth synchrony in a cooperative mammal

    Hodge, S. J., Bell, M. B. V. & Cant, M. A., 23 Feb 2011, In : Biology letters. 7, 1, p. 54-56 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  24. 2010
  25. Bargaining babblers: vocal negotiation of cooperative behaviour in a social bird

    Bell, M. B. V., Radford, A. N., Smith, R. A., Thompson, A. M. & Ridley, A. R., 7 Nov 2010, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 277, 1698, p. 3223-3228 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  26. Top males gain high reproductive success by guarding more successful females in a cooperatively breeding mongoose

    Nichols, H. J., Amos, W., Cant, M. A., Bell, M. B. V. & Hodge, S. J., 31 Oct 2010, In : Animal Behaviour. 80, 4, p. 649-657 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  27. Sex and age influence responses to changes in the cost of cooperative care in a social carnivore

    Bell, M. B. V., 1 Sep 2010, In : Behavioral Ecology. 21, 5, p. 1118-1123 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. Experimental evidence that sentinel behaviour is affected by risk

    Ridley, A. R., Raihani, N. J. & Bell, M. B. V., 23 Aug 2010, In : Biology letters. 6, 4, p. 445-448 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  29. Reproductive control via eviction (but not the threat of eviction) in banded mongooses

    Cant, M. A., Hodge, S. J., Bell, M. B. V., Gilchrist, J. S. & Nichols, H. J., 22 Jul 2010, In : Proceedings of the Royal Society B-Biological Sciences. 277, 1691, p. 2219-2226 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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