Dr Tim Doherty

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

Centre for Integrative Ecology

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Biography summary

I am a Research Fellow in the Centre for Integrative Ecology where I conduct applied conservation research ranging from the local to global scales. My main interests involve disturbance ecology, predator-prey dynamics, and landscape and movement ecology.

Please see my personal website for further information, including recent publications.

Publications

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2019

The threats to Australia's imperilled species and implications for a national conservation response

S Kearney, J Cawardine, A Reside, D Fisher, M Maron, T Doherty, S Legge, J Silcock, J Woinarski, S Garnett, B Wintle, J Watson

(2019), Vol. 25, pp. 231-244, Pacific conservation biology, Clayton, Vic., C1

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Continental patterns in the diet of a top predator: Australia's dingo

T Doherty, N Davis, C Dickman, D Forsyth, M Letnic, D Nimmo, R Palmer, E Ritchie, J Benshemesh, G Edwards, J Lawrence, L Lumsden, C Pascoe, A Sharp, D Stokeld, C Myers, G Story, P Story, B Triggs, M Venosta, M Wysong, T Newsome

(2019), Vol. 49, pp. 31-44, Mammal review, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Animal movements in fire-prone landscapes

Dale Nimmo, Sarah Avitabile, Sam Banks, Rebecca Bird, Kate Callister, Michael Clarke, Chris Dickman, Tim Doherty, Don Driscoll, Aaron Greenville, Angie Haslem, Luke Kelly, Sally Kenny, Jose Lahoz-Monfort, Connie Lee, Steven Leonard, Harry Moore, Thomas Newsome, Catherine Parr, E Ritchie, Kathryn Schneider, James Turner, Simon Watson, Martin Westbrooke, Mike Wouters, Matthew White, Andrew Bennett

(2019), Vol. 94, pp. 981-998, Biological reviews, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Feral horse impacts on threatened plants and animals in sub?alpine and montane environments in Victoria, Australia

R Cherubin, S Venn, D Driscoll, T Doherty, E Ritchie

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 47-56, Ecological management and restoration, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Impacts of feral horses in the Australian Alps and evidence-based solutions

D Driscoll, G Worboys, H Allan, S Banks, N Beeton, R Cherubin, T Doherty, C Finlayson, K Green, R Hartley, G Hope, C Johnson, M Lintermans, B Mackey, D Paull, J Pittock, L Porfirio, E Ritchie, C Sato, B Scheele, D Slattery, S Venn, D Watson, M Watson, R Williams

(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 63-72, Ecological management and restoration, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Conservation or politics? Australia's target to kill 2 million cats

Tim Doherty, Don Driscoll, Dale Nimmo, Euan Ritchie, Ricky-John Spencer

(2019), Vol. 12, pp. 1-6, Conservation letters, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Taxonomic status of the Australian dingo: the case for Canis dingo Meyer, 1793

Bradley Smith, Kylie Cairns, Justin Adams, Thomas Newsome, Melanie Fillios, Eloise Deaux, William Parr, Mike Letnic, Lily Van Eeden, Robert Appleby, Corey Bradshaw, Peter Savolainen, E Ritchie, Dale Nimmo, Clare Archer-Lean, Aaron Greenville, Christopher Dickman, Lyn Watson, Katherine Moseby, Tim Doherty, Arian Wallach, Damian Morrant, Mathew Crowther

(2019), Vol. 4564, pp. 173-197, Zootaxa, Auckland, N.Z., C1

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Animal movement varies with resource availability, landscape configuration and body size: a conceptual model and empirical example

T Doherty, C Fist, D Driscoll

(2019), Vol. 34, pp. 603-614, Landscape ecology, New York, N.Y., C1

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Threat webs: reframing the co?occurrence and interactions of threats to biodiversity

W Geary, Dale Nimmo, T Doherty, Euan Ritchie, Ayesha Tulloch

(2019), Vol. 56, pp. 1992-1997, Journal of applied ecology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Introduced cats (Felis catus) eating a continental fauna: the number of mammals killed in Australia

B Murphy, L Woolley, H Geyle, S Legge, R Palmer, C Dickman, J Augusteyn, S Brown, S Comer, T Doherty, C Eager, G Edwards, D Fordham, D Harley, P McDonald, H McGregor, K Moseby, C Myers, J Read, J Riley, D Stokeld, G Trewella, J Turpin, J Woinarski

(2019), Vol. 237, pp. 28-40, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Introduced cats Felis catus eating a continental fauna: inventory and traits of Australian mammal species killed

L Woolley, H Geyle, B Murphy, S Legge, R Palmer, C Dickman, J Augusteyn, S Comer, T Doherty, C Eager, G Edwards, D Harley, I Leiper, P McDonald, H McGregor, K Moseby, C Myers, J Read, J Riley, D Stokeld, J Turpin, J Woinarski

(2019), pp. 1-15, Mammal Review, London, Eng., C1

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High rates of cannibalism and food waste consumption by dingoes living at a remote mining operation in the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia

B Smith, D Morrant, A Vague, T Doherty

(2019), pp. 1-5, Australian Mammalogy, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

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A critique of 'countryside biogeography' as a guide to research in human-dominated landscapes

Don Driscoll, Sara Balouch, Thomas Burns, Tim Garvey, Tricia Wevill, Kaori Yokochi, Tim Doherty

(2019), pp. 1-10, Journal of biogeography, London, Eng., C1

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2018

Coupling movement and landscape ecology for animal conservation in production landscapes

T Doherty, D Driscoll

(2018), Vol. 285, pp. 1-9, Proceedings of the royal society b: biological sciences, London, Eng., C1

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A biodiversity-crisis hierarchy to evaluate and refine conservation indicators

D Driscoll, L Bland, B Bryan, T Newsome, E Nicholson, E Ritchie, T Doherty

(2018), pp. 775-781, Nature ecology and evolution, London, Eng., C1

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Testing the assumptions of the pyrodiversity begets biodiversity hypothesis for termites in semi-arid Australia

H Davis, E Ritchie, S Avitabile, T Doherty, D Nimmo

(2018), Vol. 5, pp. 1-18, Royal Society open science, London, Eng., C1

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How many reptiles are killed by cats in Australia?

J Woinarski, B Murphy, R Palmer, S Legge, C Dickman, T Doherty, G Edwards, A Nankivell, J Read, D Stokeld

(2018), Vol. 45, pp. 247-266, Wildlife research, Clayton, Vic., C1

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BioTIME: a database of biodiversity time series for the Anthropocene

Maria Dornelas, Laura Anto, Faye Moyes, Amanda Bates, Anne Magurran, Du?an Adam, Asem Akhmetzhanova, Ward Appeltans, Jos Arcos, Haley Arnold, Narayanan Ayyappan, Gal Badihi, Andrew Baird, Miguel Barbosa, Tiago Barreto, Claus Bssler, Alecia Bellgrove, Jonathan Belmaker, Lisandro Benedetti-Cecchi, Brian Bett, Anne Bjorkman, Magdalena B?a?ewicz, Shane Blowes, Christopher Bloch, Timothy Bonebrake, Susan Boyd, Matt Bradford, Andrew Brooks, James Brown, Helge Bruelheide, Phaedra Budy, Fernando Carvalho, Edward Castaeda-Moya, Chaolun Chen, John Chamblee, Tory Chase, Laura Siegwart Collier, Sharon Collinge, Richard Condit, Elisabeth Cooper, J Cornelissen, Unai Cotano, Shannan Kyle Crow, Gabriella Damasceno, Claire Davies, Robert Davis, Frank Day, Steven Degraer, Tim Doherty, Timothy Dunn, Giselda Durigan, J Duffy, Dor Edelist, Graham Edgar, Robin Elahi, Sarah Elmendorf, Anders Enemar, S Ernest, Rubn Escribano, Marc Estiarte, Brian Evans, Tung-Yung Fan, Fabiano Turini Farah, Luiz Loureiro Fernandes, Fbio Farneda, Alessandra Fidelis, Robert Fitt, Anna Fosaa, Geraldo Daher Correa Franco, Grace Frank, William Fraser, Hernando Garca, Roberto Cazzolla Gatti, Or Givan, Elizabeth Gorgone-Barbosa, William Gould, Corinna Gries, Gary Grossman, Julio Gutierrz, Stephen Hale, Mark Harmon, John Harte, Gary Haskins, Donald Henshaw, Luise Hermanutz, Pamela Hidalgo, Pedro Higuchi, Andrew Hoey, Gert Van Hoey, Annika Hofgaard, Kristen Holeck, Robert Hollister, Richard Holmes, Mia Hoogenboom, Chih-Hao Hsieh, Stephen Hubbell, Falk Huettmann, Christine Huffard, Allen Hurlbert, Natlia Macedo Ivanauskas, David Jank, Ute Jandt, Anna Ja?d?ewska, Tore Johannessen, Jill Johnstone, Julia Jones, Faith Jones, Jungwon Kang, Tasrif Kartawijaya, Erin Keeley, Douglas Kelt, Rebecca Kinnear, Kari Klanderud, Halvor Knutsen, Christopher Koenig, Alessandra Kortz, Kamil Krl, Linda Kuhnz, Chao-Yang Kuo, David Kushner, Claire Laguionie-Marchais, Lesley Lancaster, Cheol Min Lee, Jonathan Lefcheck, Esther Lvesque, David Lightfoot, Francisco Lloret, John Lloyd, Adri Lpez-Baucells, Maite Louzao, Joshua Madin, Borgr Magnsson, Shahar Malamud, Iain Matthews, Kent McFarland, Brian McGill, Diane McKnight, William McLarney, Jason Meador, Peter Meserve, Daniel Metcalfe, Christoph Meyer, Anders Michelsen, Nataliya Milchakova, Tom Moens, Even Moland, Jon Moore, Carolina Mathias Moreira, Jrg Mller, Grace Murphy, Isla Myers-Smith, Randall Myster, Andrew Naumov, Francis Neat, James Nelson, Michael Paul Nelson, Stephen Newton, Natalia Norden, Jeffrey Oliver, Esben Olsen, Vladimir Onipchenko, Krzysztof Pabis, Robert Pabst, Alain Paquette, Sinta Pardede, David Paterson, Raphal Plissier, Josep Peuelas, Alejandro Prez-Matus, Oscar Pizarro, Francesco Pomati, Eric Post, Herbert Prins, John Priscu, Pieter Provoost, Kathleen Prudic, Erkki Pulliainen, B Ramesh, Olivia Mendivil Ramos, Andrew Rassweiler, Jose Rebelo, Daniel Reed, Peter Reich, Suzanne Remillard, Anthony Richardson, J Richardson, Itai van Rijn, Ricardo Rocha, Victor Rivera-Monroy, Christian Rixen, Kevin Robinson, Ricardo Ribeiro Rodrigues, Denise de Cerqueira Rossa-Feres, Lars Rudstam, Henry Ruhl, Catalina Ruz, Erica Sampaio, Nancy Rybicki, Andrew Rypel, Sofia Sal, Beatriz Salgado, Flavio Santos, Ana Savassi-Coutinho, Sara Scanga, Jochen Schmidt, Robert Schooley, Fakhrizal Setiawan, Kwang-Tsao Shao, Gaius Shaver, Sally Sherman, Thomas Sherry, Jacek Sici?ski, Caya Sievers, Ana da Silva, Fernando Rodrigues da Silva, Fabio Silveira, Jasper Slingsby, Tracey Smart, Sara Snell, Nadejda Soudzilovskaia, Gabriel Souza, Flaviana Maluf Souza, Vincius Castro Souza, Christopher Stallings, Rowan Stanforth, Emily Stanley, Jos Mauro Sterza, Maarten Stevens, Rick Stuart-Smith, Yzel Rondon Suarez, Sarah Supp, Jorge Yoshio Tamashiro, Sukmaraharja Tarigan, Gary Thiede, Simon Thorn, Anne Tolvanen, Maria Teresa Zugliani Toniato, rjan Totland, Robert Twilley, Gediminas Vaitkus, Nelson Valdivia, Martha Vallejo, Thomas Valone, Carl Van Colen, Jan Vanaverbeke, Fabio Venturoli, Hans Verheye, Marcelo Vianna, Rui Vieira, Tom? Vr?ka, Con Quang Vu, Lien Van Vu, Robert Waide, Conor Waldock, Dave Watts, Sara Webb, Tomasz Weso?owski, Ethan White, Claire Widdicombe, Dustin Wilgers, Richard Williams, Stefan Williams, Mark Williamson, Michael Willig, Trevor Willis, Sonja Wipf, Kerry Woods, Eric Woehler, Kyle Zawada, Michael Zettler, Thomas Hickler

(2018), Vol. 27, pp. 760-786, Global ecology and biogeography, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Expanding the role of targets in conservation policy

Tim Doherty, Lucie Bland, Brett Bryan, Timothy Neale, Emily Nicholson, Euan Ritchie, Don Driscoll

(2018), Vol. 33, pp. 809-812, Trends in ecology and evolution, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2017

Stop jumping the gun: a call for evidence-based invasive predator management

T Doherty, E Ritchie

(2017), Vol. 10, pp. 15-22, Conservation letters: a journal of the Society for Conservation Biology, Chichester, Eng., C1

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Ecosystem responses to fire : identifying cross-taxa contrasts and complementarities to inform management strategies

T Doherty, E van Etten, R Davis, C Knuckey, J Radford, S Dalgleish

(2017), Vol. 20, pp. 872-884, Ecosystems, Berlin, Germany, C1

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Impacts and management of feral cats Felis catus in Australia

T Doherty, C Dickman, C Johnson, S Legge, E Ritchie, J Woinarski

(2017), Vol. 47, pp. 83-97, Mammal review, London, Eng., C1

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Enumerating a continental-scale threat: how many feral cats are in Australia?

S Legge, B Murphy, H McGregor, J Woinarski, J Augusteyn, G Ballard, M Baseler, T Buckmaster, C Dickman, T Doherty, G Edwards, T Eyre, B Fancourt, D Ferguson, D Forsyth, W Geary, M Gentle, G Gillespie, L Greenwood, R Hohnen, S Hume, C Johnson, M Maxwell, P McDonald, K Morris, K Moseby, T Newsome, D Nimmo, R Paltridge, D Ramsey, J Read, A Rendall, M Rich, E Ritchie, J Rowland, J Short, D Stokeld, D Sutherland, A Wayne, L Woodford, F Zewe

(2017), Vol. 206, pp. 293-303, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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The global impacts of domestic dogs on threatened vertebrates

T Doherty, C Dickman, A Glen, T Newsome, D Nimmo, E Ritchie, A Vanak, A Wirsing

(2017), Vol. 210, Part A, pp. 56-59, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Making a new dog?

T Newsome, P Fleming, C Dickman, T Doherty, W Ripple, E Ritchie, A Wirsing

(2017), Vol. 67, pp. 374-381, BioScience, Oxford, Eng., C1

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How many birds are killed by cats in Australia?

J Woinarski, B Murphy, S Legge, S Garnett, M Lawes, S Comer, C Dickman, T Doherty, G Edwards, A Nankivell, D Paton, R Palmer, L Woolley

(2017), Vol. 214, pp. 76-87, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Dietary flexibility in small carnivores: a case study on the endangered northern quoll, Dasyurus hallucatus

J Dunlop, K Rayner, T Doherty

(2017), Vol. 98, pp. 858-866, Journal of mammalogy, Baltimore, Md., C1

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Compilation and traits of Australian bird species killed by cats

J Woinarski, L Woolley, S Garnett, S Legge, B Murphy, M Lawes, S Comer, C Dickman, T Doherty, G Edwards, A Nankivill, R Palmer, D Paton

(2017), Vol. 216, pp. 1-9, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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2016

Successional changes in feeding activity by threatened cockatoos in revegetated mine sites

T Doherty, B Wingfield, V Stokes, M Craig, J Lee, H Finn, M Calver

(2016), Vol. 43, pp. 93-104, Wildlife research, Melbourne, Vic, C1-1

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Effects of long-term fire exclusion and frequent fire on plant community composition: a case study from semi-arid shrublands

C Knuckey, E Van Etten, T Doherty

(2016), Vol. 41, pp. 964-975, Austral ecology: a journal of ecology in the Southern Hemisphere, London, Eng., C1

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Conserving long unburnt vegetation is important for bird species, guilds and diversity

R Davis, T Doherty, E van Etten, J Radford, F Holmes, C Knuckey, B Davis

(2016), Vol. 25, pp. 2709-2722, Biodiversity and conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Invasive predators and global biodiversity loss.

T Doherty, A Glen, D Nimmo, E Ritchie, C Dickman

(2016), Vol. 113, pp. 11261-11265, Proceedings of the national academy of sciences of USA, Washington D.C., Wash., C1

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2015

Multiple threats, or multiplying the threats? Interactions between invasive predators and other ecological disturbances

T Doherty, C Dickman, D Nimmo, E Ritchie

(2015), Vol. 190, pp. 60-68, Biological conservation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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A critical review of habitat use by feral cats and key directions for future research and management

T Doherty, A Bengsen, R Davis

(2015), Vol. 41, pp. 435-446, Wildlife research, melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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A continental-scale analysis of feral cat diet in Australia

T Doherty, R Davis, E van Etten, D Algar, N Collier, C Dickman, G Edwards, P Masters, R Palmer, S Robinson

(2015), Vol. 42, pp. 964-975, Journal of biogeography, London, Eng., C1-1

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Response of a shrubland mammal and reptile community to a history of landscape-scale wildfire

T Doherty, R Davis, E van Etten, N Collier, J Krawiec

(2015), Vol. 24, pp. 534-543, International journal of wildland fire, Clayton, Vic., C1-1

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Response of feral cats to a track-based baiting programme using Eradicat baits

T Doherty, D Algar

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 124-130, Ecological management & restoration, London, Eng., C1-1

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A game of cat-and-mouse: microhabitat influences rodent foraging in recently burnt but not long unburnt shrublands

T Doherty, R Davis, E van Etten

(2015), Vol. 96, pp. 324-331, Journal of mammalogy, Oxford, Eng., C1-1

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Rapid recovery of an urban remnant reptile community following summer wildfire

R Davis, T Doherty

(2015), Vol. 10, pp. 1-15, PLOS ONE, San Fransico, Calif., C1-1

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Dietary overlap between sympatric dingoes and feral cats at a semiarid rangeland site in Western Australia

T Doherty

(2015), Vol. 37, pp. 219-224, Australian mammalogy, Melbourne, Vic., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, A/Prof Barbara Wilson, Dr Mark Garkaklis, Prof Don Driscoll

Hermon Slade Foundation CAT1-A2

  • 2019: $30,000
  • 2018: $29,892

Advancing fauna conservation in post-fire environments

Dr Tim Doherty, Prof Chris Dickman, Prof Don Driscoll, Dr Graeme Armstrong

NSW Environment Trust - Environmental Research Program CAT1-A2

  • 2019: $71,818

Other Public Sector Funding

Assessment of mammal refuges in the Eastern Otway ranges.

A/Prof Barbara Wilson, Dr Tim Doherty

  • 2018: $10,000

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

  • 2019: $2,320

Industry and Other Funding

Paying the debt: reptile extinctions in agricultural landscapes of south-eastern Australia

Dr Tim Doherty, Prof Don Driscoll

  • 2018: $1,000

Arresting the pernicious decline of keystone habitats in agricultural landscapes

Dr Tim Doherty, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, A/Prof Euan Martin Ritchie, Prof Don Driscoll

  • 2019: $3,520
  • 2018: $40,934
  • 2017: $11,814

Impact of Agriculture Land Management on Reptile Assemblages

Prof Don Driscoll, Dr Tim Doherty, Ms Sara Balouch

  • 2018: $8,458

Impact of Agricultural Land Management on Reptile Assemblages in Chakwal, Pakistan

Prof Don Driscoll, Ms Sara Balouch, Dr Tim Doherty

  • 2018: $10,089

Ecological consequences of predator removal for a native mesopredator and ecosystem engineer

Dr Tim Doherty

  • 2018: $19,000

The mechanisms and consequences of habitat degradation in agricultural landscapes

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Kristian Bell

  • 2019: $5,780

ERP 22 - Ecosystem Resilience - Technological Advances.

Prof Don Driscoll, A/Prof Euan Martin Ritchie, Dr Tim Doherty, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Dr Duc Thanh Nguyen

  • 2019: $70,000

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

  • 2019: $6,000

Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation

Dr Tim Doherty, Mr Darcy James Watchorn

  • 2019: $6,120

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report