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Martin Stevens

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Martin Stevens is Associate Professor of Sensory and Evolutionary Ecology in the Centre for Ecology and Conservation at the University of Exeter, UK. His research and teaching focuses on animal behaviour and their sensory systems and ecology. Most of his work aims to understand the evolution and function of animal coloration, including camouflage, mimicry, and warning signals, from the perspective of animal vision. He has published over 80 scientific manuscripts, two textbooks, and a general audience book on deception in nature.

Martin's research is frequently covered in the international media. He has taken part in a wide range of TV, radio and magazine productions, and given public lectures around the world.

Books by Martin Stevens

Life in Colour

A landmark exploration of how colour works in the natural world - colour as disguise, as seduction, and as an expression of power - to accompany a new BBC/Netflix series with David Attenborough.

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