Dr Kirsty Wan
Principal Investigator

Brief CV
2019-present, Senior Research Fellow, University of Exeter, UK
2017-2019, Research Fellow, LSI, University of Exeter, UK
2014 PhD, University of Cambridge, UK
2010 BA, MMath, University of Cambridge, UK

If you have a strong interest in conducting interdisciplinary research and would like to find out more about opportunities in the group, please email me (k.y.wan2 [AT] with a copy of your recent CV and a brief summary of research interests.

Current Group

Dr Dario Cortese
Postdoc (PhD – Bristol)

Mr Duncan Kennedy
PhD student, (MSci – Birmingham)

Mr Samuel Bentley
Research Tech, (MSci – Durham)

Mr Konrad Heinz
PhD student, (Primary supervisor – Gaspar Jekely)

Join us!

Postdoctoral associate/fellow: We are looking for an experimental biophysics postdoc to work on our new ERC-funded project EvoMotion. Apply here.

PhD studentships: Several funding opportunities are available. Example projects are listed on the right. Please contact me before making an application.

Fellowships: We are always keen to hear from postdocs/PhD students with personal fellowships/funding, and undergraduates eager to gain research experience. Available funding opportunities include: Royal Society Newton International Fellowship, Marie Curie Individual Fellowship, the Bronco Weiss Fellowship, Wellcome Trust Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships, and many more. Please get in touch to discuss your proposal with me if you would like us to host your fellowship.


Undergraduate dissertations
Katrina West (project: parasitic flagellates, co-supervised with Dr Tetsu Kudoh, UoE Biosciences)
Angus Horne (project: collective pattern formation, co-supervised with Dr David Horsell, UoE Physics)
Rhys Simon-Lloyd (project: collective pattern formation, co-supervised with Dr David Horsell, UoE Physics)