Media Coverage

Ecology and mode-of-life explain lifespan variation in birds and mammals.

The media coverage for this paper is reflected in the alt-metric score rating it within the top 10% of Proceedings of the Royal Society B articles.

Broadcasting coverage included a televised interview on the RTE1 Morning Edition and radio interviews for RTE1 and both the Futerproof and the Moncrieff show on Newstalk . Print coverage included the Irish Independent with online coverage included Discovery News,, Fox News and


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Metabolic rate and body mass are linked with perception of temporal information

This paper received extensive coverage internationally resulting in it scoring the highest ever alt-metrics score for an article in Animal Behavior.

Broadcasting coverage included a televised interview for BBC4 World News and radio interviews for BBC Radio, RTE1 and Today FM. Print coverage included The Economist, the Daily Mail, Irish Independent, Metro Herald and the Irish Examiner. Online coverage included major media sources such as BBC NewsThe GuardianThe Telegraph and an Editorial in Animal Behaviour .

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A non-exhustive list of coverage includes….   BBC NewsThe IndepenentThe Daily MailThe GuardianThe TelegraphThe TimesBBC TV World News TodayScienceDailyThe Irish IndependentThe Irish ExaminerMetroMetro HeraldThe AustralianSky News World ReportNature World NewsBusiness StandardheraldscotlandVoice of America,UPICBBCthejournal.ieYahoo NewsRTELaois NationalistmsnNOWMSN NZSBS,ANIBreakingNews.ieCourierMailAllNewsAUNewsWhipTimes of IndiaDeccan ChronicleTimes of MaltaTopNews Arab EmiratesNewsTrack IndiaThe Free Press JournalHerald SunZ Newsio9New Zealand HeraldJagran Postphys.orgDigital JournalMedical DailyExtremeTechDiscovery Channel , International Business TimesI F***ing Love ScienceEditorial in Animal Behaviour…….plus more here.