Richard Halfpenny

Lecturer in the School of Life Sciences and Education, Staffordshire University

I am a lecturer in biological and biomedical sciences. I am also engaged in pedagogical research projects related to the engagement with and success in higher education, with a particular focus on novel methods of learning delivery. Outside of this, my current research interests are focused on the smell-mediated feeding behaviour of mosquitoes, and on the identification of 'cryptic' mosquito species - those that appear similar to existing species, but are genetically distinct.

Experience

  • –present
    School of Life Sciences and Education, Staffordshire University

Education

  • 2018 
    Staffordshire University, PhD Biology - Mosquito Feeding Behaviour
  • 2013 
    Staffordshire University, BSc(Hons) Biology

Professional Memberships

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Royal Entomological Society
  • Member of the Royal Society of Biology
  • Member of the Entomological Society of America