Ecological, Evolutionary, and Conservation Physiology

We investigate the physiological and behavioural responses of ectotherms to changing environmental conditions including assessing and predicting the impact of human-induced environmental change.

Research in the Eco-lab uses an integrative approach underpinning the questions we ask and the methods we use. Ecophysiology is the core discipline and approach taken in the lab. We utilise a range of techiques and methods, including biotelemetry, to monitor our study species in the wild. A major thrust of our lab is in the emerging field of conservation physiology.

Our lab provides training opportunities to emerging scientists in the field of comparative, ecological, and conservation physiology.

We gratefully acknowledge the funding support provided by the Australian Research Council and the National Environmental Science Program, and our collaborators including Australia Zoo, Wildlife Warriors Worldwide, NSW Fisheries, and Ridley Aquafeeds.


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