November 2019: AMP Tomorrow Maker awards announced. I am thrilled and humbled to have been selected as a 2019 AMP Tomorrow Maker. This award will help support my research into the diversity and distribution of C4 plants. My Tomorrow Maker profile can be found on the AMP website. You can read more about my project in my Research section.
July 2019: Alien plants alter the growth form ratio and structure of Australian grasslands. In this paper we asked two important questions: do alien species alter species composition or % growth forms in grasslands? Do particular alien species decrease native plant diversity?
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May 2019: New Paper in Marine Biology. We looked at the space use patterns of six sharks species in coastal waters. Our results help examine how different species share and compete for resources. Read more here
April 2019: New Report about Shark Movement in Victor Harbor. This report provides a summary of sharks detected by acoustic receivers deployed in the Victor Harbor region in Encounter Marine Park (South Australia). Fifteen sharks (12 bronze whalers, 3 white sharks) were detected a total of 701 times in the Victor Harbor region over the 32-month period. These data show that sharks moved between distinct areas and marine parks along the Australian coast. Victor Harbor and the EncounterMarine Park may be part of a large regional home range or migratory pathway that includes multiple South Australian marine parks. Read more here!