Dr Sam Ellis
Postdoctoral researcher

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Key publications



Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2016). Internest food sharing within wood ant colonies: resource redistribution behavior in a complex system. Behav Ecol, 27(2), 660-668. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2015). The role of non-foraging nests in polydomous wood ant colonies. PLoS ONE, 10(10). Abstract. DOI.
Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2014). Polydomy in red wood ants. Insectes Sociaux, 61(2), 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Robinson EJH (2014). Resource redistribution in polydomous ant nest networks: Local or global?. Behavioral Ecology, 25(5), 1183-1191. Abstract. DOI.
Robinson EJH, Franks NR, Ellis S, Okuda S, Marshall JAR (2011). A Simple Threshold Rule is Sufficient to Explain Sophisticated Collective Decision-Making. PLOS ONE, 6(5). Author URL. DOI.

Publications by category


Journal articles

Ellis S, Franks DW, Nattrass S, Cant MA, Weiss MN, Giles D, Balcomb KC, Croft DP (In Press). Mortality risk and social network position in resident killer whales: sex differences and the importance of resource abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Full text.
Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2016). Internest food sharing within wood ant colonies: resource redistribution behavior in a complex system. Behav Ecol, 27(2), 660-668. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.
Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2015). The role of non-foraging nests in polydomous wood ant colonies. PLoS ONE, 10(10). Abstract. DOI.
Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2014). Polydomy in red wood ants. Insectes Sociaux, 61(2), 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Robinson EJH (2014). Resource redistribution in polydomous ant nest networks: Local or global?. Behavioral Ecology, 25(5), 1183-1191. Abstract. DOI.
Robinson EJH, Franks NR, Ellis S, Okuda S, Marshall JAR (2011). A Simple Threshold Rule is Sufficient to Explain Sophisticated Collective Decision-Making. PLOS ONE, 6(5). Author URL. DOI.

Publications by year



In Press

Ellis S, Franks DW, Nattrass S, Cant MA, Weiss MN, Giles D, Balcomb KC, Croft DP (In Press). Mortality risk and social network position in resident killer whales: sex differences and the importance of resource abundance. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences Full text.

2016

Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2016). Internest food sharing within wood ant colonies: resource redistribution behavior in a complex system. Behav Ecol, 27(2), 660-668. Abstract.  Author URL. DOI.

2015

Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2015). The role of non-foraging nests in polydomous wood ant colonies. PLoS ONE, 10(10). Abstract. DOI.

2014

Ellis S, Robinson EJH (2014). Polydomy in red wood ants. Insectes Sociaux, 61(2), 111-122. Abstract. DOI.
Ellis S, Franks DW, Robinson EJH (2014). Resource redistribution in polydomous ant nest networks: Local or global?. Behavioral Ecology, 25(5), 1183-1191. Abstract. DOI.

2011

Robinson EJH, Franks NR, Ellis S, Okuda S, Marshall JAR (2011). A Simple Threshold Rule is Sufficient to Explain Sophisticated Collective Decision-Making. PLOS ONE, 6(5). Author URL. DOI.