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Researcher: Richards, S (Dr Shane Richards)

Fields of Research

Animal Behaviour
Plant Developmental and Reproductive Biology
Behavioural Ecology
Population Ecology
Structural Biology (incl. Macromolecular Modelling)
Ecosystem Function
Cell and Nuclear Division
Animal Physiology - Cell
Applied Statistics
Evolutionary Impacts of Climate Change
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge

Research Objectives

Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Coastal and Estuarine Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Expanding Knowledge in the Mathematical Sciences
Fisheries - Recreational

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Demonstrating frequency-dependent transmission of sarcoptic mange in red foxes; Biology Letters
Diverse ecological relations of male gametophyte populations in stylar environments; American Journal of Botany
Effects of pollination intensity on offspring number and quality in a wind-pollinated herb; Journal of Ecology
Efficacy of beehive fences as barriers to African elephants: a case study in Tanzania; Oryx
Folate acts in E. coli to accelerate C. elegans aging independently of bacterial biosynthesis; Cell Reports
Human observers impact habituated samango monkeys’ perceived landscape of fear; Behavioral Ecology
Influence of live-capture on risk perceptions of habituated samango monkeys; Journal of Mammalogy
Likelihood and model selection; Ecological Statistics: Contemporary theory and application
Mate-guarding by male mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx) is associated with female MHC genotype; Behavioral Ecology
Nonlinear ionizing radiation-induced changes in eye lens cell proliferation, cyclin D1 expression and lens shape; Open Biology
Prevalence, thresholds and the performance of presence–absence models; Methods in Ecology and Evolution
Samango monkeys (Cercopithecus albogularis labiatus) manage risk in a highly seasonal, human-modified landscape in Amathole Mountains, South Africa; International Journal of Primatology
The energetic cost of reproduction and its effect on optimal life-history strategies; American Naturalist
The population ecology of male gametophytes: the link between pollination and seed production; Ecology Letters
The role of protein-ligand contacts in allosteric regulation of the Escherichia coli catabolite activator protein; Journal of Biological Chemistry
Topographical variation reduces phenological mismatch between a butterfly and its nectar source; Journal of Insect Conservation

Research Projects

Expert Working Group on Benchmarks for Ecosystem Assessment under EBFM; Lenfest Ocean Program (LOP)

Research Candidate Supervision