PhD students

Sherrie Chambers

Sherrie is working on stable isotopes in Port Jackson sharks to understand migration.

Julianna Kadar

Julianna uses accelerometers to investigate the fine-scale movements of Port Jackson sharks.

Rob Perryman

Rob works uses markings and telemetry to study the social behaviour of manta rays.

Joni Pini-Fitzsimmons

Joni is studying the impacts of food provisioning on the behaviour of smooth stingrays.

Dennis Heinrich

Dennis is working on learning and memory in sharks and its impacts for the cage diving industry.

Nicolette Armansin

Nicolette is using social network analyses to investigate disease transmission in sealions.

Emma Petrolo

Emma is identifying local adaptation and genetic connectivity in Galapogas shark populations.

Nathan Bass

Nathan is studying movement and migrations in Port Jackson sharks in Jervis Bay.

Paolo Panizzon

Paolo is investigating the fitness impacts of laterality and personality on rainbowfish cognition.

Flavia Berlinghieri

Flavia is manipulating hormones shaping laterality, personality and cognition in rainbowfish.

Iestyn Penry-Williams

Iestyn is studying laterality and personality in wild and feral populations of guppies.

Marion Dellinger

Marion is using different morphs of Icelandic Arctic Charr to examine the evolution of spatial cognition.

Amy Tims

Amy is investigating vulnerability to extinction in Australian freshwater fishes using phylogenetics.

Former PhD students

Dr Connor Gervais

Connor investigated physiology of developing PJ sharks response to elevated temperatures.

Dr Penelope Carbia

Penelope worked on spatial learning with gobies.

Dr Catarina Vila Pouca

Catarina investigated shark learning abilities.

Dr Lois Olton

Lois examined the impacts of stormwater contaminents on rainbowfish and shrimp.

Dr Erin Kydd

Erin worked on training for hatchery-reared fish.

Dr Gemma White

Gemma investigated spatial learning in intertidal gobies.

Dr Anne-Laurence Bibost

Anne worked on laterality in rainbowfish.

Dr David Wells

David studied brush turkey mating systems.

Dr Joanna Wiszniewski

Jo worked on social networks in dolphins.