Joseph Bailey

Department of Mathematical Sciences
 Joseph Bailey



  • BSc - Mathematics University of Warwick, (2009)

  • MSc - Mathematics Birkbeck, University of London, (2014)

  • PhD - Mathematical Biology University of Essex, (2019)


University of Essex

  • Fixed Term Teacher, University of Essex (1/10/2017 - 31/7/2019)

Other academic

  • Lecturer, University of Essex (1/9/2020 - present)

Research and professional activities

Research interests

Mathematical biology/ecology, individual and group movement, random walk theory, movement and time-series data analysis, mathematical education.

Open to supervise

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Modelling Experimental Data (MA317)

  • Stochastic Processes (MA319)

  • Programming and Text Analytics with R (MA331)


Journal articles (3)

Bailey, JD., Benefer, CM., Blackshaw, RP. and Codling, EA., (2020). Walking behaviour in the ground beetle, Poecilus cupreus: dispersal potential, intermittency and individual variation. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1-10

Bailey, JD. and Codling, EA., (2020). Emergence of the wrapped Cauchy distribution in mixed directional data. AStA Advances in Statistical Analysis

Bailey, JD., Wallis, J. and Codling, EA., (2018). Navigational efficiency in a biased and correlated random walk model of individual animal movement. Ecology. 99 (1), 217-223

Thesis dissertation (1)

Bailey, J., (2019). Modelling and Analysis of Individual Animal Movement

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