Vivek Nityananda

Vivek Nityananda has a PhD in Animal Behaviour from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has worked at the University of Minnesota, St Paul and Queen Mary University of London and is currently a David Phillips Research Fellow at Newcastle University. He researches the ecology and evolution of sensory behaviour and cognitive biases. Vivek is working with Then Try This on the Evidence Support Initiative, having taken part in the first pilot placements for scientists with their local councils.