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Hire Dr. David Wilby
New Zealand
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Technical expert in research software, analysis, physics and biology

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Writing Grant proposal, Journal article
Data science & analysis Simple data analysis, Complex data analysis, Algorithm design, Data visualization
Work Experience

Research Software Engineer

University of Sheffield

September 2019 - Present

Research Software Engineer

University of Sheffield

September 2019 - Present

Postdoc

Lund University

April 2018 - April 2019

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

University of Bristol

January 2015 - December 2017

Visiting scientist

Lund University

March 2015 - June 2015

Education

PhD (Schools of Physics & Biological Sciences)

University of Bristol

September 2010 - December 2014

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
David Wilby, Samuel Riches, Ilse M. Daly, Andrew Bird, Matthew Wheelwright, James J. Foster (2018). Hermit crabs (Pagurus bernhardus) use visual contrast in self-assessment of camouflage . The Journal of Experimental Biology.
David Wilby, Kathryn D. Feller, Thomas M. Jordan, Nicholas W. Roberts(2017). Selection of the intrinsic polarization properties of animal optical materials creates enhanced structural reflectivity and camouflage . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372. (1724). p. 20160336. The Royal Society
David Wilby, Nicholas W. Roberts(2017). Optical influence of oil droplets on cone photoreceptor sensitivity . The Journal of Experimental Biology. 220. (11). p. 1997--2004. The Company of Biologists
David Wilby, Peter Olsson, Almut Kelber(2017). Spatial summation improves bird color vision in low light intensities . Vision Research. 130. p. 1--8. Elsevier {BV}
David Wilby, Matthew B Toomey, Olle Lind, Rikard Frederiksen, Robert W Curley, Jr, Ken M Riedl, Steven J Schwartz, Christopher C Witt, Earl H Harrison, Nicholas W Roberts, et al.(2016). Complementary shifts in photoreceptor spectral tuning unlock the full adaptive potential of ultraviolet vision in birds . {eLife}. 5. {eLife} Sciences Organisation, Ltd.
David Wilby, Peter Olsson, Almut Kelber(2016). Quantitative studies of animal colour constancy: using the chicken as model . Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 283. (1830). p. 20160411. The Royal Society
David Wilby, Matthew B. Toomey, Peter Olsson, Rikard Frederiksen, M. Carter Cornwall, Ruth Oulton, Almut Kelber, Joseph C. Corbo, Nicholas W. Roberts(2015). Optics of cone photoreceptors in the chicken ( Gallus gallus domesticus ) . Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 12. (111). p. 20150591. The Royal Society
OTHER
David Wilby, Tobio Aarts, Pierre Tichit, Andrew Bodey, Christoph Rau, Gavin Taylor, Emily Baird(2018). Using micro-{CT} techniques to explore the role of sex and hair in the functional morphology of bumblebee (Bombus terrestris) ocelli . Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory