Dr Peter Doll is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the College of Science and Engineering at James Cook University (JCU). His research centres on the biology and ecology of coral reef organisms, particularly echinoderms, fishes and corals. Peter also teaches undergraduate and postgraduate courses MB3190 & MB5190 (Coral Reef Ecology) and supervises postgraduate research students at JCU and the Australian Institute of Marine Science. 

  • Larval settlement and recruitment of marine benthic invertebrates
  • Biology, ecology and management of crown-of-thorns starfish (CoTS) and other echinoderms
  • Effects of major disturbances (coral bleaching events & CoTS outbreaks)
  • Molecular, behavioural and experimental marine ecology
  • Impacts of climate/environmental change on marine organisms and ecosystems
  • Coral Reef Ecology (MB3190 & MB5190)
  • 2023 to 2024 - Research Fellow, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
  • 2023 - Research Associate, College of Science and Engineering, James Cook University
  • 2020 to 2023 - Doctoral Researcher, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
  • 2019 to 2020 - Research Assistant, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies
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  • 2023 - CCIP-D-02 Joint Field Research Prize
  • 2022 - David Yellowlees Excellence in Research Award (ARC CoE CRS)
  • 2022 - Allen Award (AMSA national outstanding postgraduate award)
  • 2022 - AMSA NQ Conference Award
  • 2022 - ACRS Research Award (Australian Coral Reef Society)
  • 2018 - Academic Medal of James Cook University
  • 2021 - AMSA NQ Committee
  • 2020 - Australian Coral Reef Society (ACRS)
  • 2020 - International Coral Reef Society (ICRS, 2023 Life Member)
  • 2020 - Australian Marine Sciences Association (AMSA)
  • 2020 - COTS Control Innovation Program (CCIP)
  • 2020 to 2023 - Justice, Equity, Diversity & Inclusion (JEDI) Committee (ARC CoE CRS, JCU)

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