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Inluence of plant odours on foraging and behavioural ecology of mammalian herbivores

Odour ecology is an emerging new field when applied to foraging mammalian herbivores. Using free-ranging swamp wallabies in their natural habitat near Sydney, you will explore how more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate Professor), Possell, Malcolm (Dr)

Experimental Ecology of Marine Organisms

We supervise projects in experimental marine ecology; we would like to support you to develop your own research interests in marine ecology. more...

Supervisor(s): Coleman, Ross (Professor), Figueira, William (Associate Professor)

Koala Health Hub, Koala Infectious Diseases Research Group

We are seeking expressions of interest in our PhD program or development of postdoctoral opportunities. Koala numbers have been in severe decline for many years and in most states t more...

Supervisor(s): Higgins, Damien (Associate Professor), Phalen, David Norton (Associate Professor)

Are ecological interactions in urban landscapes disrupted by shifts in biodiversity?

There are numerous opportunities for research projects pursuing questions driven by the main themes in our research.  My research group uses multi-species multi-scale approache more...

Supervisor(s): Hochuli, Dieter (Associate Professor)

The foraging and behavioural ecology of mammalian herbivores: how they interact with the plants they eat and with the predators that want to eat them

Ecological interactions with mammalian herbivores: the ways in which plant, herbivores and predators respond to one another on an individual basis, and the implications for populati more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate Professor)

Ecologically relevant heuristics and problem-solving by mammals

Foraging involves decision-making and problem-solving, and this is especially relevant in novel landscapes such as cities exploited by native species or natural landscapes invaded b more...

Supervisor(s): McArthur, Clare (Associate Professor)

Role of Fire in Shrub encroachment in Alpine NSW

The alpine region of snowy mountains is an extremely important ecosystem in terms of biodiversity, water production and carbon sequestration. However, the extent to which fire, and more...

Supervisor(s): Ingram, Lachlan (Dr), Adams, Mark (Professor), Bell, Tina (Associate Professor)

Improving the Health of Urbanised Estuaries

Degraded estuaries, such as those in close proximity to urbanization, have a limited capacity to process contaminants as they have lost animals key to improving sediment and water q more...

Supervisor(s): Bugnot, Ana (Dr), Coleman, Ross (Professor)

Black Carbon in Soils

Carbon emissions during bushfires may be very large for southern forests in Australia. This may be offset in part by the deposition of black carbon or charcoal to the soil surface. more...

Supervisor(s): Adams, Mark (Professor), Bell, Tina (Associate Professor)