Associate Professor in the School of BEES, UNSW
My main research projects are:
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PhD student (part time, from February 2012)
Topic: Rapid evolution in
PhD student - started August 2012
Thesis topic: seed size and seed dispersal
E-mail: sichong.chen [at] student.unsw.edu.au
PhD student, started July 2011
PhD: Patterns of flower colour diversity across communities
Honours thesis title: Does celibacy leave you stuck in the past? Determining whether morphological change is slower in asexual than sexual invasive plants.
Rhiannon's cosupervisor is Darrell Kemp (Macquarie)
E-mail: rhiannonlia [at] hotmail.com
PhD student, started February 2010
Thesis title: Ecological mechanisms and evolutionary patterns in invasive species.
Habacuc's cosupervisor is Stephen Bonser (UNSW)
E-mail: habacucfm [at] yahoo.com
Honours student 2013
Thesis topic: global patterns in plant longevity
E-mail: timothy.hitchcock [at] gmail.com
|picture coming soon!||Floret Meredith
PhD student - starting March 2013
Thesis topic: plant defences on islands
Honours student - starting March 2013
Thesis topic: Chemical defence on land and in the sea
E-mail: t.meredith [at] unsw.edu.au
|picture coming soon!||Marianne
Honours student - 2012, currently research assistant.
Is there a latitudinal gradient in the proportion of species with spinescence?
e-mail: mariannetindall [at] gmail.com
Visting Scholar 2013
Project topic: global patterns in clonality
E-mail: hongxiang.zhang [at] unsw.edu.au
BSc(hons) completed 2010
Rapid evolution of dispersal ability in the invading species Senecio madagascariensis (Fireweed).
Karen's cosupervisor was Stephen Bonser (UNSW)
E-mail: karenbartle [at] optusnet.com.au
Karen is currently employed at AQIS
PhD submitted July 2012
Disentangling an entangled bank: using network theory to understand interactions in plant communities
Ray's cosupervisor was Stephen Bonser (UNSW)
E-mail: rayblick [at] yahoo.co.nz
Ray is now a research officer/postdoc in the Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation at the University of Queensland
MSc completed 2009
Rapid evolution of exotic plants
Joanna's cosupervisor was Stephen Hartley (VUW)
E-mail: joanna.buswell [at] gmail.com
Joanna is currently employed by the Ministry for the Environment in New Zealand
BSc honours completed 2008
Comparing herbivory on land and in the sea
Paul's cosupervisor was Alistair Poore
Paul was doing a PhD in marsupial ecology at the University of Western Australia until an untimely death.
We miss you Paul.
BSc honours completed 2010
Rapid morphological change in introduced starlings in Australia
Ellen is a Graduate Advisor on Environmental Science for BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance.
MSc completed 2009
Offspring size/number tradeoffs in marine ecosystems
Floor was cosupervised by Emma Johnston (UNSW) and Dustin Marshall (UQ)
E-mail: soudijn [at] gmail.com
Floor is currently doing a PhD in Theoretical Ecology with André de Roos at the University of Amsterdam. Her project focusses on the effect of size-structure on food web dynamics.
PhD completed 2011
Investigating seed dispersal at local (Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area, Australia) and larger scales
Fiona's joint supervisor was Richard Kingsford (UNSW), and her cosupervisor was Tony Auld (DECC)
E-mail: ThomsonF [at] landcareresearch.co.nz
Fiona is currently employed as a postdoc at Landcare Research in New Zealand.
PhD completed 2011
Two systems or one? Vegetation dynamics in Australia's Wet Tropics.
Laura's cosupervisor was Will Edwards (JCU)
E-mail: ajunglegirl [at] gmail.com
Laura is currently employed as a postdoc at the Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry in Hilo, Hawaii, working on a project involving plant functional traits within novel 'hybrid' ecosystems.