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Researcher: Hamer, RP (Miss Rowena Hamer)

Fields of Research

Conservation and biodiversity
Wildlife and habitat management
Terrestrial ecology
Environmental rehabilitation and restoration
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Rehabilitation or conservation of terrestrial environments
Assessment and management of terrestrial ecosystems

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A triple threat: high population density, high foraging intensity and flexible habitat preferences explain high impact of feral cats on prey; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Biological Sciences
Changing bird communities of an agricultural landscape: Declines in arboreal foragers, increases in large species; Royal Society Open Science
Differing effects of productivity on home range size and population density of mammalian carnivores; Wildlife Research
Habitat amount and quality, not patch size, determine persistence of a woodland-dependent mammal in an agricultural landscape; Landscape Ecology
Research supporting restoration aiming to make a fragmented landscape ‘functional’ for native wildlife; Ecological Management & Restoration
State-space modeling reveals habitat perception of a small terrestrial mammal in a fragmented landscape; Ecology and Evolution

Research Projects

Is the Felixer cat trap safe for native carnivores?; Experiment (EXP)
Restoring resilience in wildlife populations: devils, quolls and cats in the Tasmanian Midlands; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)
Restoring resilience in wildlife populations: devils, quolls and cats in the Tasmanian Midlands; Ecological Society of Australia Limited (ESAI)
Restoring resilience in wildlife populations: devils, quolls and feral cats in the Tasmanian Midlands.; Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (RZSNSW)
What are the mechanisms by which eastern barred bandicoots persist with cats?; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision