Congratulations to all the nominees and winners of the 2015 Research Excellence Awards


  • Outstanding Evolution & Ecology (Postgraduate) Researcher: NATHAN BURKE  


  • Outstanding Evolution & Ecology Thesis: RHIANNON DALRYMPLE

Macro-ecological patterns in the colours of animals and plants


  • Outstanding Evolution & Ecology Student Paper: SI-CHONG CHEN

Chen, S.-C. & Moles, A.T. (2015) A mammoth mouthful? A test of the idea that larger animals ingest larger seeds. Global Ecology and Biogeography, 24, 1269-1280.


  • Outstanding Graphic Award: STEPHANIE BRODIE



  • Significant collaboration Award: STEPHANIE BRODIE

Brodie, S, Hobday AJ, Smith JA, Everett JD, Taylor MD, Gray CA, Suthers IM, Modelling the oceanic habitats of two pelagic species using recreational fisheries data, Fisheries Oceanography, 24:5, 463-477

  • Citation Classic Award: MICHAEL KASUMOVIC

Lailvaux SP, Kasumovic, MM ,Defining individual quality over lifetimes and selective contexts,Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences 278 (1704, 321-328)

39 from Web of Science
48 in Google Scholar.


  • E&ERC Supervisor Excellence Award: BILL SHERWIN



  • Outstanding student in Ecology: JESSICA ROOKE
  • Outstanding student in Evolution: HANNAH WARD