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Researcher: Botterill-James, T (Mr Thomas Botterill-James)

Fields of Research

Behavioural ecology
Evolutionary biology

Research Objectives

Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Expanding knowledge in the environmental sciences

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Experimental manipulation suggests effect of polyandry but not mate familiarity on within-pair aggression in the social skink, Liopholis whitii; Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
Family aggression in a social lizard; Scientific Reports
Female promiscuity, mate familiarity and family dynamics; Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting
Habitat structure influences parent-offspring association in a social lizard; Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
Habitat structure, promiscuity and social organisation in Liopholis whitii, an experimental test; Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting
Identifying the costs benefits and incidences of parental care in a social lizard; Australian Society of Herpetologists Annual meeting
Low food availability during gestation enhances offspring post-natal growth, but reduces survival, in a viviparous lizard; Oecologia
Maternal effects impact decision-making in a viviparous lizard; Biology Letters
Resource availability, but not polyandry, influences sibling conflict in a burying beetle Nicrophorus vespilloides; Behavioral Ecology

Research Projects

Female promiscuity, environmental variation and the evolution of family living; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision