Just out (8th Feb) Joe Turners new paper on marine STAR - Species Threat Abatement (and Restoration) just out: Targeting ocean conservation outcomes though threat reduction in Nature Ocean Sustainability
Just out today (11th Jan 2024) Sarah Gravel's new paper on the Metabolism, population growth and the fast-slow continuum of marine fishes. in Fish and Fisheries. DOI: 10.1111/faf.12811
Holly's paper has been *accepted* Size-dependence of food intake and mortality interact with temperature and seasonality to drive diversity in fish life histories. bioRxiv, 2022.2008.2020.504655. (Accepted at Evolutionary Applications)
Anthony Iliou's paper is out:
Tail shape and the swimming speed of sharks
From Northern Ireland to Fiji: Nick Dulvy on Speakupforblue/BeyondJaws podcast
Nick Dulvy awarded the 2023 Le Cren Medal of the Fisheries Society of the British Isles
Issah Seidu's new historical ecology analysis of shark & ray declines out in Human Ecology
26th Nov 2022
Maryam Nakhostin wins best talk prize at won the award for oral presentations in the Sustainable Oceans Conference
Fior the FIFTH year running, Dulvy named 2022 Highly Cited Researcher in the “Cross-Field’ category, reflecting his ranking in the top 1% by citations for field and year across biological, environmental, and social sciences during the last decade.
New #GlobalSharkStatus paper launched today 6th September following 4th September IUCN Red List update.
Watch the launch of EDGE Sharks Tuesday 4th Dec 1700 GMT
Our first labwork paper out on Gill Surface Area and Ecological Lifestyles of sharks
Sean Anderson 'Black Swans' out in PNAS
Sean Anderson (& Emily Darling) win 2017 Canadian Society for Ecology & Evolution Early Career Award
Sunday, Bates paper on Thermal tolerance and the global redistribution of animals is top-10 most highly cited climate change paper of 2012 according to new citation analysis
Rowan Trebilco wins Quirks & Quarks award for best PhD thesis
Sean Anderson wins Dean of Graduate Studies Convocation Medal for his PhD thesis on "Variance and extreme events in population ecology"
Lindsay Davidson wins NSERC CGS grant
Welcome to the newly minted Dr Katie Newton, who passed her PhD viva voce, examined by Dr Heather Koldeway (ZSL), yesterday 24th November2014
Dr Rowan Trebilco starts an Ecological Statistician position with Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre in Hobart Tasmania in November 2014
Chris Mull wins 2014 Gruber award for best student talk at American Elasmobranch Society annual meeting
Rowan successfully defends thesis - yeah!
Rowan Trebilco hands in PhD thesis -- my first SFU student is coming to partuition
Rowan Trebilco selected to be one of the participants in the Young Scientist Mentoring Program for the Gordon Research Conference on Unifying Ecology Across Scales
Jenn Sunday wins prestigious Grand Prix Early Career Award of CSEE.
Chris Mull wins Oceania Chondrichthyan Society Passions of Paradise Student Research Grant for 2013
Just had a very big paper accepted in a new journal..... eLIFE
OMG we just received galley proofs of the sawfish report.... Now to find a printer. 23rd Nov 2013
Had some long skype calls with Austin Gallagher and Neil Hammerslag about the recent drivers of sharks conservation, following their NatGeo blog post
What I am reading
Pressey RL, Cabeza M, Watts ME, Cowling RM, Wilson KA. 2007. Conservation planning in a changing world. Trends in Ecology & Evolution 22: 583-592. link
McHugh M, Sims DW, Partridge JC, Genner MJ. 2011. A century later: Long-term change of an inshore temperate marine fish assemblage. Journal of Sea Research 65: 187-194.
Wilson, G., Aruliah, D. A., Brown, C. T., Chue Hong, N. P., Davis, M., Guy, R. T., et al. (2014). Best Practices for Scientific Computing. PLoS Biology, 12(1), e1001745. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.1001745
Donaldson, M.R. and Cooke, S.J. (2013) Scientific Publications: Moving Beyond Quality and Quantity toward Influence. Bioscience Paywall link
Nobel winner declares boycott of top science journals The Guardian, 9th December 2013
PLOS profits prompt revamp
JAWS Returns: Signs of recovery in well-managed shark populations
Damuth, J. 1981. Population density and body size in mammals. Nature 290:699-700.
Munch, S. B., and S. Salinas. 2009. Latitudinal variation in lifespan within species is explained by the metabolic theory of ecology. Proceedings Of the National Academy Of Sciences Of the United States Of America 106:13860-13864.