Dr Bethany Hoye



Research Fellow (Grade 2)


Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env


School of Life & Env. Sciences


Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus


Research fellow, Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University (2013 - present)

Post-doctoral researcher, Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, Boulder USA (2012-2013)

PhD candidate, Utrecht University, The Netherlands (2007-2011)

Undergraduate Honours, University of Wollongong (2004-2005)

Bachelor of Science (Ecology), University of Wollongong (2001-2003)

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Research interests

Disease ecology • Animal migration • Life-history theory • Public health


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Movement patterns of Sanderling (Calidris alba) in the East Asian-Australasian Flyway and a comparison of methods for identification of crucial areas for conservation

Mr Simeon Lisovski, Ken Gosbell, Maureen Christie, Dr Bethany Hoye, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Iain D. Stewart, Alice J. Taysom, Clive Minton

(2016), Vol. 116, pp. 168-177, Emu: austral ornithology, Clayton, Vic, C1


Hampered performance of migratory swans: intra- and inter-seasonal effects of avian influenza virus

Dr Bethany Hoye, Vincent J. Munster, Naomi Huig, Peter P. de Vries, Kees Oosterbeek, Wim Tijsen, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Ron A. M. Fouchier, Jan A. van Gils

(2016), Vol. 56, pp. 317-329, Integrative and comparative biology, Oxford, England, C1


Juveniles and migrants as drivers for seasonal epizootics of avian influenza virus

Ms Jacintha Van Dijk, Dr Bethany Hoye, Josanne H. Verhagen, Bart A. Nolet, Ron A. M. Fouchier, Prof Marcel Klaassen

(2014), Vol. 83, pp. 266-275, Journal of animal ecology, London, England, C1


Among- and within-individual correlations between basal and maximal metabolic rates in birds

Dr Vincent Careau, Dr Bethany Hoye, Terence O Dwyer, Prof Bill Buttemer

(2014), Vol. 217, pp. 3593-3596, The Journal of Experimental Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1


The exception to the rule : Retreating ice front makes Bewick's swans Cygnus columbianus bewickii migrate slower in spring than in autumn

Rascha Nuijten, Andrea Kolzsch, Jan A. van Gils, Dr Bethany Hoye, Kees Oosterbeek, Peter P. de Vries, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Bart A. Nolet

(2014), Vol. 45, pp. 113-122, Journal of avian biology, London, Eng., C1-1


Does timing matter? How priority effects influence the outcome of parasite interactions within hosts

Jason Hoverman, Dr Bethany Hoye, Pieter Johnson

(2013), Vol. 173, pp. 1471-1480, Oecologia, Berlin, Germany, C1-1


Latitudinal variability in the seroprevalence of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii in non-migrant and Arctic migratory geese

Cecilia Sandstrom, Anita Buma, Dr Bethany Hoye, Jouke Prop, Henk van der Jeugd, Berend Voslamber, Jesper Madsen, Maarten Loonen

(2013), Vol. 194, pp. 9-15, Veterinary parasitology, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1


Ecophysiology of avian migration in the face of current global hazards

Prof Marcel Klaassen, Dr Bethany Hoye, Bart A. Nolet, Prof Bill Buttemer

(2012), Vol. 367, pp. 1719-1732, Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society B: biological sciences, London, England, C1


Habitat use throughout migration : linking individual consistency, prior breeding success and future breeding potential

Dr Bethany Hoye, S. Hahn, Bart A. Nolet, Prof Marcel Klaassen

(2012), Vol. 81, pp. 657-666, Journal of animal ecology, Oxford, England, C1


From food to offspring down : tissue-specific discrimination and turn-over of stable isotopes in herbivorous waterbirds and other avian foraging guilds

S. Hahn, Dr Bethany Hoye, Harry Korthals, Prof Marcel Klaassen

(2012), Vol. 7, pp. 1-6, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1


Host behaviour and physiology underpin individual variation in avian influenza virus infection in migratory Bewick's swans

Dr Bethany Hoye, Ron A. M. Fouchier, Prof Marcel Klaassen

(2012), Vol. 279, pp. 529-534, Proceedings of the Royal Society B : biological sciences, London, England, C1


Inexplicable inefficiency of avian molt? Insights from an opportunistically breeding arid-zone species, Lichenostomus penicillatus

Dr Bethany Hoye, Prof Bill Buttemer

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 1-7, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Ca., C1


Identifying crucial gaps in our knowledge of the life-history of avian influenza viruses - An Australian perspective

Prof Marcel Klaassen, Dr Bethany Hoye, Dr David Roshier

(2011), Vol. 111, pp. 103-112, Emu, Collingwood, Vic., C1


Reconstructing an annual cycle of interaction : natural infection and antibody dynamics to avian influenza along a migratory flyway

Dr Bethany Hoye, Vincent J. Munster, Hiroshi Nishiura, Ron A. M. Fouchier, Jesper Madsen, Prof Marcel Klaassen

(2011), Vol. 120, pp. 748-755, Oikos, Malden, Mass., C1


Effects of infection-induced migration delays on the epidemiology of avian influenza in wild mallard populations

Stephen J. Galsworthy, Quirine A. ten Bosch, Dr Bethany Hoye, Johan A. P. Heesterbeek, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Don Klinkenberg

(2011), Vol. 6, pp. 1-11, PLoS ONE, San Francisco, Calif., C1


Variation in postsampling treatment of avian blood affects ecophysiological interpretations

Dr Bethany Hoye

(2011), Vol. 3, pp. 162-167, Methods in ecology and evolution, New York, N.Y., C1-1


Surveillance of wild birds for avian influenza virus

Dr Bethany Hoye, Vincent J. Munster, Hiroshi Nishiura, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Ron A. M. Fouchier

(2010), Vol. 16, pp. 1827-1834, Emerging infectious diseases, Atlanta, Ga., C1


How to find natural reservoir hosts from endemic prevalence in a multi-host population : a case study of influenza in waterfowl

Hiroshi Nishiura, Dr Bethany Hoye, Prof Marcel Klaassen, Silke Bauer, Hans Heesterbeek

(2009), Vol. 1, pp. 118-128, Epidemics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1



Other Public Sector Funding

Avian influenza viruses in migratory shorebirds and resident gulls on King Island

Dr Bethany Hoye

  • 2015: $9,570

Industry and Other Funding

Linking gastro-intestinal microbiome diversity and immune function over the migratory flyway in a long-distance migrant.

Prof Marcel Klaassen, Dr Bethany Hoye, Miss Alice Risely

  • 2015: $2,500

Understanding the role of migrants in pathogen dispersal: gut microbiome diversity across time and space in a long-distance migrant

Prof Marcel Klaassen, Dr Bethany Hoye, Dr Beata Ujvari, Miss Alice Risely

  • 2015: $5,000


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