Tristram Wyatt is a scientist interested in how animals from lobsters to humans use pheromones to communicate by smell. The second edition of his single-author book Pheromones and Animal Behavior (Cambridge University Press) won the Royal Society of Biology’s prize for the Best Postgraduate Textbook in 2014. His TED talk on human pheromones has been viewed over a million times. His new book Animal Behaviour: A Very Short Introduction will be published by Oxford University Press early in 2017.
He did his PhD in animal behaviour at the University of Cambridge. Before coming to Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education as a university lecturer (≡ Associate Professor) in 1989, he was a university lecturer at the University of Leeds and held research fellowships at the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Wales, Cardiff.