Luke has broad research interests, largely centred around the evolution of learning, behaviour and communication, with a special focus on marine mammals.

Luke  is currently supervising Michael Petroni's MRes research on interaction between whales and vessel traffic off Dominica

He is a Lecturer in Biology at the University of St. Andrews and is affiliated with the Scottish Ocean Institute, Sea Mammal Research Unit, the Centre for Social Learning and Cognitive Evolution, and the Institute of Behavioural and Neural Sciences. LEarn more about Luke on the University of St. Andrews Researcher Portal