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Overview

News

Subject Area Codes

  • Biostatistics
  • ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  • Ecology
  • Epidemiology
  • Wildlife and Habitat Management

Research Publications and Outputs

Recent Publications

Publications: 104 (Other: 104)

Funded Griffith Research

Engagement and Impact

Learning and Teaching

Current and Past Courses

  • Emerging Topics Conservation (3308ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Environmental Capstone (3892ENV)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Emerging Topics Conservation (3308ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Environmental Capstone (3892ENV)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Quantitative Ecology (3241ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Quantitative Ecology (3241ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2019.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2019.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Teacher, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Special Topic (3181ENV)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Special Topic (3191ENV)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Special Topic (3191ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Ecology (3241ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Ecology (3241ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2018.
  • Research Special Topic (3922ESC)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2018.
  • Special Topic (3181ENV)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 1, 2018.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Genetics and Evol Biology (1042SCG)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Science Capstone (3992SCG)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Conservation Biology (3606ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Conservation Biology (3606ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, Mixed Model, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Quantitative Reasoning (1015SCG)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Summer semester (Nov/Dec), 2017.
  • Special Topic (3181ENV)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Special Topic (3191ENV)
    Convenor, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Special Topic (3191ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Ecology and Cons of Pop (3331ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2017.
  • Genetics and Evol Biology (1042SCG)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Science Capstone (3992SCG)
    Teacher, Supervised Research, Nathan Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Special Topic (3181ENV)
    Convenor, Mixed Mode, Supervised Research, South Bank Campus, Semester 2, 2017.
  • Wildlife Ecology Field Course (3608ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2016.
  • Advanced Statistics (3121ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Ecology and Cons of Pop (3331ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Advanced Statistics (3121ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2016.
  • Ecology (2603ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Ecology (2603ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Intensive, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Wildlife Ecology Field Course (3608ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2014.
  • Ecology and Cons of Pop (3331ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2014.
  • Wildlife Ecology Field Course (3608ENV)
    Teacher, In Person, In Field, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 2, 2013.
  • Wildlife Management (3604ENV)
    Convenor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Lin Algebra & Diff Equations (2201NSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Gold Coast Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Lin Algebra & Diff Equations (2201BPS)
    Supervisor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.
  • Lin Algebra & Diff Equations (2201NSC)
    Supervisor, In Person, Nathan Campus, Semester 1, 2010.

Research by Higher Degree Supervision or Scholarship

Background

Bio

My core area of research interest is in disease ecology, with a particular interest in infectious diseases in free ranging wildlife populations. I also have broader interests in quantitative population dynamics and conservation biology.  

Education and Training

  • PhD Doctor of Philosophy, Imperial College, University of London 1979 - 1982
  • BScHons Bachelor Of Science With Honours, Monash University 1975 - 1978

Academic experience

  • Professor of Wildlife Research, University of Tasmania 2006 - 2009
  • Lecturer to Associate Professor, University of Queensland 1985 - 2006
  • Professor of Wildlife Research, 2006 - 2009

Awards and Honours

  • Visiting Fellow, All Souls College 2015 - 2016
  • Sherman Eureka Prize for Environmental Research, Australian Museum Eureka Prize 2011 - 2011
  • Overseas Scholarship, Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 1979 - 1982

Internal service roles

  • Head, Griffith School of Environment, Griffith University 2009 - 2014

Editorial roles

  • Associate Editor, Journal of Applied Ecology 2010 -
  • Subject editor, Conservation Biology 2009 -
  • Subeditor, Oikos 2007 -

Professional memberships

  • Member, Ecological Society of Australia 2003 -
  • Member, Society for Conservation Biology 2006 -
  • Member, Ecological Society of America 2004 -
  • Member, British Ecological Society 1979 -