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Calum Cunningham

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Calum Cunningham

Adjunct Researcher

Off-Campus

+61 3 6226 2094 (phone)

Calum.Cunningham@utas.edu.au

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Fields of Research

  • Conservation and biodiversity (410401)
  • Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology) (310302)
  • Biosecurity science and invasive species ecology (410202)
  • Terrestrial ecology (310308)
  • Population ecology (310307)

Research Objectives

  • Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments (180602)
  • Terrestrial biodiversity (180606)
  • Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences (280102)
  • Assessment and management of Antarctic and Southern Ocean ecosystems (180403)

Publications

Total publications

6

Journal Article

(6 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2020Cunningham CX, Johnson CN, Jones ME, 'A native apex predator limits an invasive mesopredator and protects native prey: Tasmanian devils protecting bandicoots from cats', Ecology Letters, 23, (4) pp. 711-721. ISSN 1461-0248 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ele.13473 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Johnson CN; Jones ME

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2019Cunningham CX, Johnson CN, Hollings T, Kreger KM, Jones ME, 'Trophic rewilding establishes a landscape of fear: Tasmanian devil introduction increases risk-sensitive foraging in a key prey species', Ecography, 42, (12) pp. 2053-2059. ISSN 0906-7590 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ecog.04635 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Johnson CN; Hollings T; Kreger KM; Jones ME

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2019Cunningham CX, Johnson CN, Jones ME, 'Harnessing the power of ecological interactions to reduce the impacts of feral cats', Biodiversity, 20, (1) pp. 43-47. ISSN 1488-8386 (2019) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1080/14888386.2019.1585289 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Johnson CN; Jones ME

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2019Cunningham CX, Scoleri V, Johnson CN, Barmuta LA, Jones ME, 'Temporal partitioning of activity: rising and falling top-predator abundance triggers community-wide shifts in diel activity', Ecography, 42, (12) pp. 2157-2168. ISSN 0906-7590 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/ecog.04485 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Scoleri V; Johnson CN; Barmuta LA; Jones ME

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2018Cunningham CX, Johnson CN, Barmuta LA, Hollings T, Woehler EJ, et al., 'Top carnivore decline has cascading effects on scavengers and carrion persistence', Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 285, (1892) Article 20181582. ISSN 0962-8452 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2018.1582 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 41Web of Science - 38

Co-authors: Johnson CN; Barmuta LA; Woehler EJ; Jones ME

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2016Cunningham CX, Prowse TAA, Masters P, Cassey P, 'Home range, habitat suitability and population modelling of feral Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on Kangaroo Island, South Australia', Australian Journal of Zoology, 64, (2) pp. 107-116. ISSN 0004-959X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO15045 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

1

Total funding

$18,750

Projects

Long-term ecological effects of Tasmanian devil decline (2016 - 2018)$18,750
Description
This project investigates how the disease-induced decline of the Tasmanian devil affects prey behaviour and the composition of the mammal community.
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($18,750)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Jones ME; Johnson CN; Cunningham CX
Period
2016 - 2018