Department of Biological Sciences

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Macropodidae Medicine & Life Sciences
Ecosystem Medicine & Life Sciences
Marsupialia Medicine & Life Sciences
Formicidae Agriculture & Biology
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Genes Medicine & Life Sciences
climate change Earth & Environmental Sciences
leaves Agriculture & Biology

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Profiles

Photo of Vanessa Adams

Vanessa Adams

Person: Honorary academic

20052018
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Drew Allen

Person: Teaching and research

19992018
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John Alroy

Person: Teaching and research

19922018

Projects 2006 2021

Research Output 1963 2018

Abiotic and biotic predictors of macroecological patterns in bird and butterfly coloration

Dalrymple, R. L., Flores-Moreno, H., Kemp, D. J., White, T. E., Laffan, S. W., Hemmings, F. A., Hitchcock, T. D. & Moles, A. T. May 2018 In : Ecological Monographs. 88, 2, p. 204-224 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
butterfly
butterflies
bird
color
birds

A comparison of methods for estimating substitution rates from ancient DNA sequence data

Tong, K. J., Duchêne, D. A., Duchêne, S., Geoghegan, J. L. & Ho, S. Y. W. 16 May 2018 In : BMC Evolutionary Biology. 18, 1, p. 1-10 10 p., 70

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
substitution
nucleotide sequences
DNA
least squares
phylogeny

Adhesion and friction in hunting spiders: the effect of contact splitting on their attachment ability

Frost, K. F., Gorb, S. N. & Wolff, J. O. Mar 2018 In : Zoologischer Anzeiger. 273, p. 231-239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

friction
traction (mechanics)
adhesion
Araneae
adhesives

Prizes

decision making
biodiversity
science

Australian Award for University Teaching

Andrew Barron (Recipient), 2012

Prize: Honorary award

university teaching

Activities 2005 2018

SE QLD Aquatic Telemetry Workshop

Jaine, F. (Participant)
19 Feb 201820 Feb 2018

Activity: Participating in a conference, workshop, ...

Stingray Sociality: Despots and subsidiaries

Joni Pini-Fitzsimmons (Speaker)
Jan 2018

Activity: Oral presentation

Top shelf bottom feeders – Food provisioning in smooth stingrays

Joni Pini-Fitzsimmons (Speaker)
Apr 2017

Activity: Oral presentation

Press / Media

Fearmongering is scary, not genetic technologies themselves

Kathleen Lynch

23/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Is It Possible to Predict the Next Pandemic?

Jemma Geoghegan

25/10/17

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Expert Comment