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Research interests

  • Quaternary palaeoecology, palaeoclimatology and palynology, especially of arid regions.
  • Tertiary history, palaeoecology and evolution of the Australasian vegetation.
  • History and ecology of dry rainforests and savanna in northern Australia.
  • Molecular biogeography of tropical and arid zone vegetation.
  • Flying fox ecology, population dynamics and conservation.
  • Microchiropteran bats in mangroves, tropical savanna and cane fields.

Research in Progress

  • Molecular biogeography the Lockerbie Satinash (Syzygium branderhorstii).
  •  Molecular approaches to the biogeography and palaeoecology of three arid zone Acacia species (A. peuce, A. cyperophylla and A. pickardii).
  • Palaeoecology and palynology of the Flying Fox Springs, Northern Territory.
  • Palaeoecology and palynology of the Pelham Springs, north Queensland.
  • Community scale effects of lowered CO2 on plant growth and vegetation at the lastglacial maximum.
  • Effects of lowered CO2 at the last glacial maximum on Aboriginal use of seed-based foods in the Pleistocene of arid Australia
  • The longevity, history and population ecology of Acacia peuce.
  • Ground penetrating radar elucidating the root architecture of Acacia peuce
  • Root architecture and function in Acacia peuce
  • Durability of coarse woody debris in arid tropical woodlands on north Queensland – implications for habitat dynamics and carbon storage.
  • A molecular approach to discerning the evolutionary impact of fire on the Australian flora.
  • Effects of evolving wood vessel anatomy and architecture on atmospheric / biospheric moisture flux –geomorphological implications of the rise of angiosperms.
  • Biodiversity and activity patterns of microchiropteran bats in tropical savanna, mangroves and cane fields.

 

Teaching
  • SC5055: Research and Communication Skills in the Natural Sciences (Level 5; CNS & TSV)
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