Imperial College London


Faculty of Natural SciencesDepartment of Life Sciences (Silwood Park)

Research Associate



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Unit CSilwood ParkSilwood Park





I am an evolutionary ecologist, broadly interested in how organisms adapt and respond to changing environmental conditions.



Smith TP, Clegg T, Bell T, et al., 2021, Systematic variation in the temperature dependence of bacterial carbon use efficiency, Ecology Letters, Vol:24, ISSN:1461-023X, Pages:2123-2133

Smith TP, Flaxman S, Gallinat AS, et al., 2021, Temperature and population density influence SARS-CoV-2 transmission in the absence of nonpharmaceutical interventions, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, Vol:118, ISSN:0027-8424

Smith TP, Dorigatti I, Mishra S, et al., 2021, Environmental drivers of SARS-CoV-2 lineage B.1.1.7 transmission intensity

Kontopoulos D-G, Smith TP, Barraclough TG, et al., 2020, Adaptive evolution shapes the present-day distribution of the thermal sensitivity of population growth rate, Plos Biology, Vol:18, ISSN:1544-9173

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