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Researcher: Cunningham, CX (Mr Calum Cunningham)

Fields of Research

Conservation and Biodiversity
Community Ecology
Invasive Species Ecology
Terrestrial Ecology
Climate Change Processes
Population Ecology

Research Objectives

Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales
Control of Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species at Regional or Larger Scales
Climate Change Adaptation Measures
Control of Animal Pests, Diseases and Exotic Species in Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A native apex predator limits an invasive mesopredator and protects native prey: Tasmanian devils protecting bandicoots from cats; Ecology Letters
Harnessing the power of ecological interactions to reduce the impacts of feral cats; Biodiversity
Home range, habitat suitability and population modelling of feral Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on Kangaroo Island, South Australia; Australian Journal of Zoology
Temporal partitioning of activity: rising and falling top-predator abundance triggers community-wide shifts in diel activity; Ecography
Top carnivore decline has cascading effects on scavengers and carrion persistence; Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences
Trophic rewilding establishes a landscape of fear: Tasmanian devil introduction increases risk-sensitive foraging in a key prey species; Ecography

Research Projects

Long-term ecological effects of Tasmanian devil decline; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision