Mr Hallam FP Payne
Hallam Payne is a biology tutor in the Science Access Foundation and Augmented programmes. His research interests include primatology, montane and grassland restoration ecology, and science education.

His field research projects have examined behavioural and foraging ecology and social exchange systems in baboons, samangos and vervet monkeys, and grassland rehabilitation in coal mining areas.

 Quote:   “Field biology is the most rewarding exercise in frustration that I know”.
Position:   Senior Tutor
Qualifications:   MSc (Zoology) cum laude
Discipline:   Biology
Campus:   Pietermaritzburg
Telephone:   033 260 5109
 Research Areas:   Behavioural ecology
Restoration ecology
Science education
Recent Publications:

  Makin, D.F., Payne, H.F.P., Kerley, G.I.H., Shrader, A.M. (2012) Foraging in a 3D world- how does predation risk affect the horizontal and vertical space use of vervet monkeys? Journal of Mammalogy 93, 422-428. (cover photograph credit)

Hill R.A., Barrett L., Gaynor D., Weingrill T., Dixon P., Payne H.F.P. & Henzi S.P. (2004). Day length variation and seasonal analysis of behaviour. SA Journal of Wildlife Research. 34, 39-44.

Payne, H.F.P., Lawes, M.J. and Henzi, S.P. (2003). Competition and the exchange of grooming among female samango monkeys (Cercopithecus mitis erythrarchus). Behaviour. 140, 453-471.

Payne, H.F.P., Lawes, M.J. and Henzi, S.P. (2003). Fatal attack on an adult female samango monkey (Cercopithecus mitis erythrarchus) and implications for female dispersal. American Journal of Primatology. 24(6), 1245-1250.

Hill, R.A., Barrett, L., Gaynor, D., Weingrill, T., Dixon, P., Payne, H.F.P. & Henzi, S.P. (2003). Day length, latitude and behavioural (in)flexibility in baboons (Papio cynocephalus ursinus). Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology. 53, 278-286.
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