I supervise research students based at the Natural History Museum (London and Tring locations), as well as at the University of Tasmania (Launceston, and occasionally Hobart campuses). For current student opportunities see here. Students interested in discussing co-supervision are welcome to contact me.

 

Current Students

Jennifer Cantley, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, UK (Ph.D.) – Sensory ecology and gillnet bycatch.

Catarina Gonçalves, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (Ph.D.) – Spatiotemporal patterns of marine debris on Australian beaches.

Megan Grant, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (Ph.D.) – title TBD

Frederik Baumgarten, Department of Biology, Southern Denmark University (M.Sc.) – Morphological adaptations in scarlet-chested sunbirds (Chalcomitra senegalensis)

Christian Jespersen, Department of Biology, Southern Denmark University (M.Sc.) – Conservation of European gulls.

Georgie Stivatakis, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania (B.Sc. Hons.) – Quantifying microplastic in seabird gizzards

 

Former Students

Peter Puskic, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (B.Sc., Hons., 2018) -Fatty acid and trace metal profiles in shearwaters exposed to plastic

Megan Grant, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia (B.Sc., Hons., 2017) – Brown Booby nest debris as a pan-tropical sentinel of marine pollution.

Susie Philpot, Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (M.Sc., 2017) – Trace metal concentrations in eight species of Pterodroma petrels

Kyle LeFort, Department of Biology, University of New Brunswick, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada (B.Sc. Hons., 2017) – Egg size in Atlantic Puffins.

Katrina Davies, National Oceanography Centre Southampton, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK (M.Sc., 2017) – Body size in Atlantic Puffins.

Heather Norton, Centre for Sustainable Development, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (M.Eng., 2016) – Modelling Tristan Albatross populations using systems dynamics.

Simon Ward, Marine and Freshwater Ecology, Queen Mary University of London, London, UK (M.Sc., 2015) – The effect of introduced rodent eradications on rails (Rallidae).

Christian Asante, School of Environment and Sustainability, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada (M.Sc., 2013-2015) – origins and trophic dynamics of ducks in the Saskatchewan River Delta.

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