If you can’t get hold of any of these publications I am happy to send you a PDF of the research articles (not the book, sorry!) via email.

open-access-iconColchero, F. , Jones, O. , Conde, D. A., Hodgson, D. , Zajitschek, F. , Schmidt, B. R., Malo, A. F., Alberts, S. C., Becker, P. H., Bouwhuis, S. , Bronikowski, A. M., Vleeschouwer, K. M., Delahay, R. J., Dummermuth, S. , Fernández‐Duque, E. , Frisenvænge, J. , Hesselsøe, M. , Larson, S. , Lemaître, J. , McDonald, J. , Miller, D. A., O’Donnell, C. , Packer, C. , Raboy, B. E., Reading, C. J., Wapstra, E. , Weimerskirch, H. , While, G. M., Baudisch, A. , Flatt, T. , Coulson, T. and Gaillard, J. (2019), The diversity of population responses to environmental change. Ecol Lett, 22: 342-353. doi:10.1111/ele.13195

open-access-iconKissling WD, Walls R, Bowser A, Jones MO, Kattge J, Agosti D, Amengual J, Basset A, van Bodegom PM, Cornelissen JHC, Denny EG, Deudero S, Egloff W, Elmendorf SC, García EA, Jones KD, Jones OR, Lavorel S, Lear D, Navarro LM, Pawar S, Pirzl R, Rüger N, Sal S, Salguero-Gómez R, Schigel D, Schulz K-S, Skidmore A & Guralnick RP (2018) Towards global data products of Essential Biodiversity Variables on species traits. Nature Ecology & Evolution. 339, 1. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0667-3

Jones, O.R. & Vaupel, J.W. (2017) Senescence is not inevitable. Biogerontology. doi:10.1007/s10522-017-9727-3

Colchero, F., Aliaga, A. E., Jones, O. R. and Conde, D. A. (2017), Individual heterogeneity determines sex differences in mortality in a monogamous bird with reversed sexual dimorphism. J Anim Ecol, 86: 899–907. doi:10.1111/1365-2656.12677


Shefferson, R, Salguero-Gómez R & Jones OR (eds.) (2017) The Evolution of Senescence In the Tree of Life. Cambridge University Press. Available from Amazon UK/DE/ES/FR/US etc. or direct from CUP

Shefferson, RP, Jones, OR & Salguero-Gómez R (2017) Wilting Leaves and Rotting Branches: Reconciling Evolutionary Perspectives on Senescence. In Shefferson, R, Salguero-Gómez R & Jones OR (eds.) The Evolution of Senescence In the Tree of Life. Cambridge University Press.

Salguero-Gómez R & Jones, OR (2017) Life history trade-offs modulate the speed of senescence. In: Shefferson, R, Salguero-Gómez R & Jones OR (eds.) The Evolution of Senescence In the Tree of Life. Cambridge University Press.

Biega, A. , Greenberg, D. A., Mooers, A. O., Jones, O. R. and Martin, T. E. (2017), Global representation of threatened amphibians ex situ is bolstered by non‐traditional institutions, but gaps remain. Animal Conservation, 20: 113-119 DOI: 10.1111/acv.12297

Dahlgren, JP, Colchero, F, Jones, OR, Øien, D-I, Moen, A & Sletvold N (2016) Actuarial senescence in a long-lived orchid challenges our current understanding of ageing. Proc Roy Soc B. 283: 20161217. DOI:10.1098/rspb.2016.1217

open-access-iconColchero F, R Rau, OR Jones, J Barthold, DA Conde, A Lenart, L Nemeth, A Scheuerlein, J Schoeley, C Torres, V Zarulli, J Altmann, DK Brockman, AM Bronikowski, LM Fedigan, A Pusey, TS Stoinski, KB Strier, A Baudisch, SC Alberts & JW Vaupel (2016) The emergence of longevous populations. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1612191113

open-access-iconSalguero-Gómez, R, Jones, OR, Jongehans, E, Blomberg, S, Franco, M, Hodgson, D, Mbeau-Ache, C, Zuidema, PA, de Kroon, H, & Buckley, Y (2016) Fast-slow continuum and reproductive strategies structure plant life history variation worldwide. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 113(1):230-235. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1506215112

Salguero-Gómez, R*, Jones, OR* et al. (2016) COMADRE: a global database of animal demography. Journal of Animal Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2656.12482 * Joint first authors

Larson, S, Colchero, F, Jones, OR, Fernandez-Duque, E & Williams, L (2015) Age and sex-specific mortality of wild and captive populations of a monogamous pair-bonded primate (Aotus azarae). American Journal of Primatology. DOI: 10.1002/ajp.22408

open-access-iconSalguero-Gomez, R, Jones, OR, & 19 co-authors 2014 The COMPADRE Plant Matrix Database: an online repository for plant population dynamics. Journal of Ecology 103(1): 202-218 DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12334 [compadre-db]

badgef1000Jones, OR et al. (2014) Diversity of ageing across the tree of life. Nature 505: 169-173 DOI:10.1038/nature12789 [Faculty of 1000 recommendation]

open-access-iconConde, DA, Colchero, F, Pearce-Kelly, P, Byers, O, Gusset, M, Flesness, N, Browne, R, Jones, OR (2013) Zoos through the Lens of the IUCN Red List: A Global Metapopulation Approach to Support Conservation Breeding Programs. PLoS One 8(12) e80311 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0080311

Baudisch, AB, Salguero-Gomez, R, Jones, OR, Wrycza, T, Colchero, F (2013) The pace and shape of senescence in angiosperms. Journal of Ecology 101: 596-606 DOI:10.1111/1365-2745.12084

Phillimore, AB, Hadfield, J, Jones, OR & Smithers, RJ (2012) Correction for “Differences in spawn- ing date between populations of common frog reveal local adaptation.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 109: 5134 DOI:10.1073/pnas.1203538109

Colchero, F, Jones, OR & Rebke, M (2012) BaSTA: an R package for Bayesian estimation of age- specific survival from incomplete mark-recapture/recovery data with covariates. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3: 466-470 DOI:10.1111/j.2041-210X.2012.00186.x

Barthold, JA, Myrskyla, M & Jones, OR (2012) Childlessness drives the sex difference in the association between income and reproductive success of modern Europeans. Evolution and Human Behaviour 33: 628-638 DOI:10.1016/j.evolhumbehav.2012.03.003

open-access-iconJones, OR & Wang, J (2012) A comparison of four methods for detecting weak genetic structure from marker data. Ecology and Evolution 2 1048-1055 DOI:10.1002/ece3.237

Jones, OR, Purvis, A & Quicke, DLJ (2012) Latitudinal gradients in taxonomic overdescription rate affect macroecological inferences using species list data. Ecography 35: 333-340 DOI:10.1111/j.1600-0587.2011.06956.x

Conde, DA, Flesness, N, Colchero, F, Jones, OR, Scheuerlein, A (2011) Response to Balmford et al. Zoos and Captive Breeding. Science 332: 1149-1150 DOI:10.1126/science.332.6034.1150

Conde, DA, Flesness, N, Colchero, F, Jones, OR, Scheuerlein, A (2011) An emerging role of zoos to conserve biodiversity. Science 331: 1390-1391 DOI:10.1126/science.1200674

Santos, AMC, Triantis, KA, Borges, PAV, Jones, OR, Quicke, DLJ, Whittacker, RJ & Hortal, J (2010) Are species-area relationships from entire archipelagos congruent with those of their constituent islands? Global Ecology and Biodiversity 19: 427-540 DOI:10.1111/j.1466-8238.2010.00536.x

Santos, AMC, Jones, OR, Quicke, DLJ & Hortal, J (2010) Assessing the reliability of biodiversity databases: identifying evenly inventoried island parasitoid faunas (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea) worldwide. Insect Conservation and Diversity 3: 72-82 DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2010.00079.x

Jones, OR & Wang, J (2010) COLONY: a program for parentage and sibship inference from multilocus genotype data. Molecular Ecology Resources 10: 551-555 DOI:10.1111/j.1755-0998.2009.02787.x

badgef1000Phillimore, AB, Hadfield, J, Jones, OR & Smithers, RJ (2010) Differences in spawning date between populations of common frog reveal local adaptation. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA 107: 8292-8297 DOI:10.1073/pnas.0913792107 [Faculty of 1000 Recommendation]

Jones, OR & Wang, J (2010) Molecular marker-based pedigrees for animal conservation biologists. Animal Conservation 13: 26-34 DOI:10.1111/j.1469-1795.2009.00324.x

Jones, OR, Purvis, A, Baumgart, E, & Quicke, DLJ (2009) Using taxonomic revision data to estimate the geographic and taxonomic distribution of undescribed species richness in the Braconidae (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonoidea). Insect Conservation and Diversity 2: 204-212 DOI:10.1111/j.1752-4598.2009.00057.x

Craig, BH, Jones, OR, Pilkington, JG & Pemberton, JM 2008 Re-establishment of nematode infra- community and host survivorship in wild Soay sheep following anthelmintic treatment. Veterinary Parasitology 161: 47-52 DOI:10.1016/j.vetpar.2008.11.027

Jones, OR and 33 co-authors (2008) Senescence rates determined by ranking on the fast-slow life-history continuum. Ecology Letters 11: 664–673 DOI:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2008.01187.x

Jones, OR, Coulson, T, Clutton-Brock T & Godfray, HCJ (2008) A web resource for the UK’s long- term individual-based time-series (LITS) data. Journal of Animal Ecology 77: 612-615 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2008.01382.x

Quicke, DLJ, Jones, OR & Epstein, D (2007) Correcting the problem of false incongruence due to noise imbalance in the incongruence length difference (ILD) test. Systematic Biology 56: 496–503 DOI:10.1080/10635150701429974

Jones, OR, Crawley, MJ & Pilkington, J (2006) Distribution of a naturally fluctuating ungulate population amongst heterogeneous plant communities: ideal and free? Journal of Animal Ecology 75: 1387–1392 DOI:10.1111/j.1365-2656.2006.01163.x

Jones, OR, Anderson R & Pilkington J (2006) Parasite induced anorexia in a free-ranging mammalian herbivore: an experimental test using Soay sheep. Canadian Journal of Zoology 84: 685–692 DOI:10.1139/z06-045

Martínez, M, Vigal, CR, Jones, OR, Coulson T, & San Miguel A (2005) Different hunting strategies select for different weights in red deer. Biology Letters 1: 353–356 DOI:10.1098/rsbl.2005.0330

Jones, OR, Crawley, MJ, Pilkington, JG & Pemberton, JM (2005) Predictors of early survival in Soay sheep: cohort-, maternal- and individual-level variation. Proceedings of the Royal Society Series B. 272: 2619–2625 DOI:10.1098/rspb.2005.3267

Non-peer reviewed articles

Jones, OR (2016) Life History Patterns. In: Kliman, RM (ed.), Encyclopedia of Evolutionary Biology. vol. 2, pp. 366–371. Oxford: Academic Press.

Salguero-Gómez, R, Jones, OR et al. (2015) COMADRE: a global database of animal demography. bioRxiv. doi:

Jones, OR (2014) Why do humans deteriorate with age? It’s a biological puzzle. The Conversation

Conde, DA, Flesness, N, Colchero, F, Jones, OR, Scheuerlein, A (2011) Zoos can lead the way with ex situ conservation. World Association of Zoos and Aquariums Magazine 12: 26-29 ISSN: 2074-4528

Other publications

Salguero-Gómez, R, Jones, OR, et al. (2015) COMADRE Animal Matrix Database.

Salguero-Gómez, R, Jones, OR, et al. (2014) COMPADRE Plant Matrix Database.

Colchero, F, Jones, OR & Rebke, M (2011) BaSTA – Bayesian survival analysis for individual-based data. R package version 1.8.

Jones, OR (2007) rcolony – Tools for implementation and visualisation of Colony and its outputs. R package version 0.1.

Jones, OR (2007) simco: A package to import Structure files and deduce similarity coefficients from them. R package version 1.1.

Jones, OR (2006) Long-term Individual based Time Series (LITS) project data repository.