Loeske Kruuk

Room 146,

Ashworth Laboratory

King's Buildings

Telephone: 0131 650 5515

Email: Loeske.Kruuk @ ed.ac.uk


Professor of Evolutionary Ecology, University of Edinburgh

2000 - 2011 

Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh


Royal Society Travel Fellowship, University of Uppsala, Sweden

1997 - 2000

NERC Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University of Cambridge, UK


PhD in population genetics, University of Edinburgh, UK



2012 Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh

2008 Zoological Society of London Scientific Medal

2006 Philip Leverhulme Prize: contributions to zoology


Research Interests

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Career break

Maternity leave from Nov 2004-June 2005 and Sept 2009 - July 2010; otherwise, 70% time.


Editorial board membership


Evolution (2009 - )


Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B (2003-2008)

Journal of Evolutionary Biology (2003-2008)