Aguilar de Soto, N and Kight, CR. 2016. Physiological Effects of Noise on Aquatic Animals. In Solan and Whiteley (eds) Stressors in the Marine Environment: Physiological and ecological responses; societal implications. Oxford University Press.
Kight, CR, David, M, Dall, SRX. 2013. The evolution of animal personality variation. Kehrer-Sawatzki, H (ed.) in eLS (Wiley online citable reviews). http://www.els.net/WileyCDA/.
Kight, CR, McNamara, JM, Stephens, DW, Dall, SRX. 2013. Communication as information use: insights from statistical decision theory. In Stegmann, UE (ed) Animal Communication Theory: Information and Influence. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Effects of human disturbance on the breeding success of eastern bluebirds (Sialia sialis). 2005. MS Thesis, Biology Department, College of William and Mary. Williamsburg, VA, USA.
Funding and awards
ESRC funding recipient for 2022 Festival of Social Sciences contribution Finding my Place at Tyntesfield: An Exploration of Plurality
University of Exeter Annual Fund (2022/23 academic year) principle investigator on the project Supporting Mature Students
University of Exeter Centre for Social Mobility principle investigator on the 2021/22 project Mapping Decolonisation in Geography
British Council Going Global award co-investigator on the 2021/22 project Building Connections to Decolonise the Curriculum
University of Exeter Centre for Social Mobility co-investigator on the 2019/20 and 2020/21 project Decolonising Exeter: Teaching Toolkit
University of Exeter Education Incubator co-investigator on the 2019/20 project Serious Play, Serious Fun, Serious Skills: Developing a Serious Play and Gaming Pedagogic Community across the University of Exeter
University of Exeter Annual Fund (2020/21 academic year) grant to support delivery of Lego® Serious Play® wellbeing sessions for students
University of Exeter Cultural Competency Programme fellow (2020/21)
QUEX Professional Services Fellowship, a travel grant facilitating a trip to the University of Queensland to collaborate with colleagues on projects associated with doctoral supervision practice (Spring 2018)
University of Exeter Link Fund (three times, 2015-2016, for projects related to women in science and research outreach activities)
University of Exeter Annual Fund (three times, 2014-2017, for projects related to women in science activities)
Society for Experimental Biology Science Communication Day Travel Grant and participant (Spring 2011)
NSF International Research Fellowship Program (Spring 2010)
July 2022: With a student collaborator, I co-presented a workshop about decolonising geography at the Royal Geographical Society.
July 2022: I contributed a session on self-study to the University of Exeter's internationally attended Decolonisation Festival.
June 2022: I led a session on creative discussion methods at the annual HEDG meeting
November 2021: For the Festival of Compassion, I contributed an online lecture introducing the Japanese concept if ikigai; I also led a poetry walk on campus and facilitated a LEGO® Serious Play® session about human-nature interactions.
November 2021: For the national ESRC Festival of Social Sciences, I facilitated a LEGO® Serious Play® session about human-nature interactions.
October 2021: I contributed a series to the institution’s EduExe Series, teaching fellow educators about how to have presence while teaching.
September 2021: At the EduExe conference, I designed an interactive, self-guided session on gamification and learning.
June 2021: I contributed two sessions to the IICE decolonisation summer school: a LEGO® Serious Play® workshop about self and identity, and a reflective session on personal values and ethics.
June 2021: At the Research Ethics Conference, I facilitated a LEGO® Serious Play® workshop about research ethics.
February 2021: With a collaborator from the University of Bristol, I co-led a virtual, internationally attended lecture introducing the concept of decolonisation.
June 2022-current: I have designed and delivered a series of foundational lectures and seminars about social justice issues such as decolonisation, EDI, and accessibility and run them repeatedly for colleagues across the University of Exeter.
March 2020 – September 2021: I designed and led a series of introductions to online teaching and learning and ran them repeatedly for colleagues across the University of Exeter.
March 2020: I described my research on self and identity at the GSE Research Conference.
February 2020: I was commissioned to create an introduction to mindfulness session for PGRs; this has subsequently been adapted for delivery to a range of audiences, with iterations focusing on specific themes such as resilience and values-led employability decisions.
September 2021: At the University of Exeter Education Conference, I delivered an interactive workshop on the use of games an playful approaches in teaching
November 2019: At the SWDTP Conference, Effective and Innovative Research Communication, I delivered two sessions on working with the media, conducted a radio interview demonstration, and chaired a question session with a panel of experts.
September 2019: I delivered a presentation on flamingo biology as a guest lecturer for a University of Aberystwyth field course.
August 2019: As an invited speaker, I delivered two sessions on podcasting at the MolBio Symposium, University of Heidelberg.
July 2018: I was a poster presenter ('Exploring Best Practice in Team Supervision at the University of Exeter') at the UKCGE conference (Bristol, UK).
May 2018: I was a poster presenter ('Exploring Best Practice in Team Supervision at the University of Exeter') at the University of Exeter's Graduate School of Education Conference.
April 2018: I was a poster presenter ('Exploring Best Practice in Team Supervision at the University of Exeter')
at the University of Exeter Education Conference (EduExe2018).
April 2018: I was invited to be a guest lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School ('Curriculum Design: From Concept to Delivery'; 'Reflective Practice: Using Evaluation to Improve Teaching and Learning') as part of their Postgraduate Diploma of Clinical Education.
January 2018: I co-delivered the session 'How Can Technology Help You Teach Effectively?' during the University of Exeter's Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice (PCAP) course.
June 2015: I was invited to be a panelist for a Meet the Experts event introducing postgraduates to potential non-academic careers they could pursue once they had completed their PhD research.
2013-2016: Each year, I run two postgraduate training courses per year (one each term) on the topics of Publishing Your Research, Presenting Your Research Through Posters, and Giving an Oral Presentation.
Autumn 2014: I guest lectured on Birdsong and Singing for the University of Exeter's ornithology course.
March 2013 and March 2014: I presented a lecture on multimedia communication techniques at a University of Exeter science communication workshop aimed at engineering PhD students).
November 2012: I discussed my work on anthropogenic noise disturbance at Cornwall College Newquay.
November 2011, 2012: I presented two guest lectures per year in the University of Exeter course "Behavioural Ecology of Information Use," discussing "Signalling" and "Machiavellian Information Use."
November 2012: I presented four guest lectures in the University of Exeter's "Introduction to Ecology and Conservation" course, covering ecosystems, energy flow, nutrient cycling, and bioremediation.
November 2011, 2012: I presented a guest lecture on science communication in Falmouth University's "Health and Environmental Journalism" course.
October 2010, 2011, 2012: I presented lectures on "How to Become a Science Communicator" for both undergraduate and MSc students at the University of Exeter.
October-November 2012: I led discussion groups in the University of Exeter's "Biodiversity and Conservation" and "Marine Vertebrate Conservation."
May 2011: I discussed my work on anthropogenic noise disturbance at the University of Exeter weekly Biosciences seminar.
Animal Behavior Society: November 2005 (talk), August 2007 (talk), June 2009 (talk), July 2010 (talk)
International Society for Behavioral Ecology: July 2006 (talk)
College of William and Mary undergraduate courses (October 2008): Population and Community Ecology (lecture on mutualisms), Ichthyology (lecture on fish behavior and communication)
University of North Carolina--Chapel Hill ecology and evolution lunchtime seminar: November 2007 (talk)
International Summit on Evolutionary Change in Human-altered Environments: February 2007 (poster)
Virginia Society of Ornithology annual meeting: March 2006 (talk)
Graduate Research Symposium (College of William and Mary): May 2005 (poster), May 2006 (talk--awarded Best Research Paper in the sciences division), May 2007 (talk), October 2007 (talk), May 2008 (talk), May 2009 (talk)