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Stewart Nicol

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Assoc .Prof. Stewart Nicol

Stewart Nicol

Honorary Research Associate

Room Rm 340, Life Sciences Building, Sandy Bay Campus

+61 3 6226 2655 (phone)

+61 3 6226 2745 (fax)

S.C.Nicol@utas.edu.au

General Responsibilities

After many years in the School of the Medicine, which included a period as Deputy Head of School and Associate Head of Medical Sciences, I transferred to the School of Zoology at the beginning of 2007.

Teaching Responsibilities

Teaching

My main teaching responsibilities in the School of Zoology are in KZA212 (Functional Biology of Animals)

Units
  • KPZ163 - Ecology
  • KZA212 - Functional Biology of Animals
  • KZA215 - Tasmanian Fauna: Ecological & Evolutionary Studies
  • KZA350 - Reproduction and Endocrinology for Conservation
  • KZA360 - Conservation Biology and Wildlife Management
  • KZA407 - Zoology (Honours) Full time

More information on these units

Publications

  • Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 2007, 'The life history of an egg-laying mammal, the echidna. ', Ecoscience, In Press
  • Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 2007, 'Cooling rates and body temperature regulation of hibernating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus). ', Journal of Experimental Biology , In Press
  • Nicol SC, Andersen NA , 2007, 'Rewarming rates and thermogenesis in hibernating echidnas. ', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology, In Press
  • Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 2006, 'Body temperature as an indicator of egg-laying in the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus. ', Journal of Thermal Biology, 31, pgs. 483-490
  • Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Jones SM, 2005, 'Seasonal variations in reproductive hormones of free-ranging echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus): interaction between reproduction and hibernation. ', General and Comparative Endocrinology, 144, pgs. 204-210
  • Schmid J, Andersen NA, Speakman JR, Nicol SC , 2003, 'Field energetics of free-living, lactating and non-lactating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus) ', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, 136, pgs. 903-909
  • Buttemer WA, Nicol SC, Sharman A, 2003, 'Thermoenergetics of pre-moulting and moulting kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae): they're laughing. ', Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 173, pgs. 223-230

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Fields of Research

  • Comparative Physiology (060604)
  • Physiology (060699)
  • Population Ecology (060207)
  • Animal Physiology - Systems (060603)
  • Wildlife and Habitat Management (050211)
  • Terrestrial Ecology (060208)
  • Conservation and Biodiversity (050202)
  • Ecological Physiology (060203)
  • Behavioural Ecology (060201)
  • Animal Physiological Ecology (060806)
  • Population, Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics (060411)
  • Forestry Management and Environment (070504)
  • Biological Sciences (069999)
  • Evolutionary Biology (060399)
  • Animal Developmental and Reproductive Biology (060803)
  • Basic Pharmacology (111501)
  • Animal Systematics and Taxonomy (060301)
  • Landscape Ecology (050104)
  • Medical Genetics (excl. Cancer Genetics) (110311)
  • Health Promotion (111712)
  • Animal Cell and Molecular Biology (060802)
  • Veterinary Pharmacology (070710)
  • Evolution of Developmental Systems (060305)
  • Animal Structure and Function (060807)
  • Developmental Genetics (incl. Sex Determination) (060403)
  • Medical Physiology (111699)
  • Animal Physiology - Biophysics (060601)
  • Animal Neurobiology (060805)
  • Ecosystem Function (050102)
  • Invertebrate Biology (060808)
  • Biogeography and Phylogeography (060302)
  • Australian History (excl. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander History) (210303)
  • Medicine, Nursing and Health Curriculum and Pedagogy (130209)
  • Veterinary Immunology (070705)
  • Freshwater Ecology (060204)
  • Community Ecology (060202)
  • Biological Oceanography (040501)
  • Oenology and Viticulture (070604)
  • Gene Expression (incl. Microarray and other genome-wide approaches) (060405)
  • Animal Behaviour (060801)
  • Environmental Monitoring (050206)
  • Ecological Applications (050199)
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Environmental Knowledge (050201)
  • Veterinary Microbiology (excl. Virology) (070707)
  • Chemical Oceanography (040502)
  • Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology) (060205)
  • Animal Reproduction (070206)
  • Biological Adaptation (060303)
  • Genetic Immunology (060406)
  • Veterinary Epidemiology (070704)

Research Objectives

  • Expanding Knowledge in the Environmental Sciences (970105)
  • Forest and Woodlands Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960806)
  • Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales (960805)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences (970106)
  • Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments (960899)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management at Regional or Larger Scales (960501)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Forest and Woodlands Environments (960505)
  • Sparseland, Permanent Grassland and Arid Zone Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960811)
  • Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960807)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Fresh, Ground and Surface Water Environments (960506)
  • Health (929999)
  • Climate Variability (excl. Social Impacts) (960304)
  • Softwood Plantations (820105)
  • Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences (970111)
  • Education and Training Systems (930599)
  • Cultural Understanding (959999)
  • Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Environments (960502)
  • Ecosystem Adaptation to Climate Change (960305)
  • Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960801)
  • Physical and Chemical Conditions of Water in Marine Environments (961104)
  • Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity (960804)

Publications

Total publications

108

Highlighted publications

(9 outputs)
YearTypeCitationAltmetrics
2011Journal ArticleNicol SC, Vanpe C, Sprent J, Morrow G, Andersen NA, 'Spatial ecology of a ubiquitous Australian anteater, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Journal of Mammalogy, 92, (1) pp. 101-110. ISSN 0022-2372 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1644/09-MAMM-A-398.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Sprent J; Morrow G; Andersen NA

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2008Journal ArticleNicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Rewarming rates and thermogenesis in hibernating echidnas', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 150, (2) pp. 189-195. ISSN 1095-6433 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.08.039 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2007Journal ArticleNicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Cooling rates and body temperature regulation of hibernating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', The Journal of Experimental Biology, 210, (4) pp. 586-592. ISSN 0022-0949 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02701 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 25Web of Science - 20

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2005Journal ArticleNicol SC, Andersen NA, Jones SM, 'Seasonal variations in reproductive hormones in free-ranging echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus): Interaction between reproduction and hibernation', General and Comparative Endocrinology, 144, (3) pp. 204-210. ISSN 0016-6480 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2005.05.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Andersen NA; Jones SM

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2003Journal ArticleBethge P, Munks SA, Otley HM, Nicol SC, 'Diving behaviour, dive cycles and aerobic dive limit in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136, (4) pp. 799-809. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00198-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 28Web of Science - 22

Co-authors: Munks SA

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2003Journal ArticleSchmid J, Andersen NA, Speakman JR, Nicol SC, 'Field energetics of free-living, lactating and non-lactating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136, (4) pp. 903-909. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00240-X [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 18

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2002Journal ArticleNicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The timing of hibernation in Tasmanian echidnas: why do they do it when they do?', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B, 131 pp. 603-611. ISSN 1096-4959 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1096-4959(02)00018-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2001Journal ArticleBethge P, Munks SA, Nicol SC, 'Energetics of foraging and locomotion in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus', Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology, 171, (6) pp. 497-506. ISSN 0174-1578 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s003600100200 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Munks SA

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2000Journal ArticleNicol SC, Andersen NA, Phillips NH, Berger RJ, 'The echidna manifests typical characteristics of rapid eye movement sleep', Neuroscience Letters, 283, (1) pp. 49-52. ISSN 0304-3940 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(00)00922-8 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 40Web of Science - 30

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2017Morrow GE, Jones SM, Nicol SC, 'Frozen embryos? Torpor during pregnancy in the Tasmanian short-beaked echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus', General and Comparative Endocrinology: An International Journal, 244 pp. 139-145. ISSN 0016-6480 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2015.11.006 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 4

Co-authors: Morrow GE; Jones SM

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2017Nicol SC, 'Energy homeostasis in monotremes', Frontiers in Neuroscience, 11 Article 195. ISSN 1662-453X (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3389/fnins.2017.00195 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 9

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2016Morrow GE, Jones SM, Nicol SC, 'Interaction of hibernation and male reproductive function in wild Tasmanian echidnas Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus', Journal of Mammalogy, 97, (3) pp. 852-860. ISSN 0022-2372 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/jmammal/gyw013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Morrow GE; Jones SM

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2016Sprent JA, Nicol SC, 'Diet of the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) in the Tasmanian Southern Midlands', Australian Mammalogy, 38, (2) pp. 188-194. ISSN 0310-0049 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM15023 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Sprent JA

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2016Barker JM, Cooper CE, Withers PC, Nicol SC, 'Reexamining echidna physiology: the big picture for Tachyglossus aculeatus acanthion', Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 89, (3) pp. 169-181. ISSN 1522-2152 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1086/686716 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 4Web of Science - 3

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2015Munns SL, Edwards A, Nicol SC, Frappell PB, 'Pregnancy limits lung function during exercise and depresses metabolic rate in the skink Tiliqua nigrolutea', Journal of Experimental Biology, 218, (6) pp. 931-939. ISSN 0022-0949 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1242/jeb.111450 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Edwards A; Frappell PB

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2015Fancourt BA, Bateman BL, VanDerWal J, Nicol SC, Hawkins CE, et al., 'Testing the role of climate change in species decline: is the eastern quoll a victim of a change in the weather?', PLoS ONE, 10, (6) Article e0129420. ISSN 1932-6203 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0129420 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Fancourt BA; Hawkins CE; Jones ME; Johnson CN

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2015Fancourt BA, Hawkins CE, Cameron EZ, Jones ME, Nicol SC, 'Devil declines and catastrophic cascades: is mesopredator release of feral cats inhibiting recovery of the eastern quoll?', PLoS ONE, 10, (3) Article e0119303. ISSN 1932-6203 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0119303 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 26Web of Science - 24

Co-authors: Fancourt BA; Hawkins CE; Cameron EZ; Jones ME

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2014Dzialowski EM, Tattersall GJ, Nicol SC, Frappell P, 'Fluctuations in oxygen influence facultative endothermy in bumblebees', Journal of Experimental Biology, 217, (21) pp. 3834-3842. ISSN 0022-0949 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1242/jeb.107052 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Frappell P

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2014Enjapoori AK, Grant TR, Nicol SC, Lefevre CM, Nicholas KR, et al., 'Monotreme lactation protein Is highly expressed in monotreme milk and provides antimicrobial protection', Genome Biology and Evolution, 6, (10) pp. 2754-2773. ISSN 1759-6653 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evu209 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 14

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2014Harris RL, Holland BR, Cameron EZ, Davies NW, Nicol SC, 'Chemical signals in the echidna: differences between seasons, sexes, individuals and gland types', Journal of Zoology, 293, (3) pp. 171-180. ISSN 0952-8369 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jzo.12133 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

Co-authors: Harris RL; Holland BR; Cameron EZ; Davies NW

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2014Harris RL, Nicol SC, 'Observations of breeding behaviour and possible infanticide in a wild population of Tasmanian echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus)', Australian Mammalogy, 36, (1) pp. 108-112. ISSN 0310-0049 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM13011 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3

Co-authors: Harris RL

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2014Oftedal OT, Nicol SC, Davies NW, Sekeii N, Taufik E, et al., 'Can an ancestral condition for milk oligosaccharides be determined? Evidence from the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus)', Glycobiology, 24, (9) pp. 826-839. ISSN 0959-6658 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/glycob/cwu041 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Davies NW

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2014Fancourt BA, Nicol SC, Hawkins CE, Jones ME, Johnson CN, 'Beyond the disease: is Toxoplasma gondii infection causing population declines in the eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus)?', International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 3, (2) pp. 102-112. ISSN 2213-2244 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ijppaw.2014.05.001 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14

Co-authors: Fancourt BA; Hawkins CE; Jones ME; Johnson CN

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2013Fancourt BA, Hawkins CE, Nicol SC, 'Evidence of rapid population decline of the eastern quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) in Tasmania', Australian Mammalogy, 35, (2) pp. 195-205. ISSN 0310-0049 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM13004 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 16Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Fancourt BA; Hawkins CE

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2013Harris RL, Davies NW, Nicol SC, 'Identification of desmostanol as a novel vertebrate sterol in short-beaked echidna secretions', Australian Mammalogy, 35, (2) pp. 255-258. ISSN 0310-0049 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM13002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

Co-authors: Harris RL; Davies NW

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2013Bisana S, Kumar S, Rismiller P, Nicol SC, Lefevre C, et al., 'Identification and functional characterization of a novel monotreme-specific antibacterial protein expressed during lactation', PLoS-One, 8, (1) Article e53686. ISSN 1932-6203 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0053686 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 12

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2013Wong ESW, Nicol S, Warren WC, Belov K, 'Echidna venom gland transcriptome provides insights into the evolution of monotreme venom', PLoS One, 8, (11) Article e79092. ISSN 1932-6203 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0079092 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

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2012Harris RL, Davies NW, Nicol SC, 'Chemical Composition of Odorous Secretions in the Tasmanian Short-Beaked Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus)', Chemical Senses, 37, (9) pp. 819-836. ISSN 0379-864X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1093/chemse/bjs066 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 13

Co-authors: Harris RL; Davies NW

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2012Sprent J, Jones SM, Nicol SC, 'Does leptin signal adiposity in the egg-laying mammal, Tachyglossus aculeatus?', General and Comparative Endocrinology: An International Journal, 178, (2) pp. 372-379. ISSN 0016-6480 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2012.06.021 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Sprent J; Jones SM

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2012Sprent J, Nicol SC, 'Influence of habitat on home-range size in the short-beaked echidna', Australian Journal of Zoology, 60, (1) pp. 46-53. ISSN 0004-959X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO11098 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Sprent J

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2012Morrow GE, Nicol SC, 'Maternal care in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus)', Australian Journal of Zoology, 60, (5) pp. 289-298. ISSN 0004-959X (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO12066 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 18

Co-authors: Morrow GE

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2011Nicol SC, Vanpe C, Sprent J, Morrow G, Andersen NA, 'Spatial ecology of a ubiquitous Australian anteater, the short-beaked echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Journal of Mammalogy, 92, (1) pp. 101-110. ISSN 0022-2372 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1644/09-MAMM-A-398.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 14Web of Science - 12

Co-authors: Sprent J; Morrow G; Andersen NA

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2010Harris RL, Nicol SC, 'The effectiveness of hair traps for surveying mammals: results of a study in sandstone caves in the Tasmanian southern midlands ', Australian Mammalogy, 32, (1) pp. 62-66. ISSN 0310-0049 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM09019 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5

Co-authors: Harris RL

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2009Cawthen LM, Munks SA, Richardson AMM, Nicol SC, 'The use of temperature loggers to monitor tree hollow use by mammals', Ecological Management and Restoration, 10, (2) pp. 153-155. ISSN 1442-7001 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1442-8903.2009.00478.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

Co-authors: Cawthen LM; Munks SA; Richardson AMM

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2009Morrow GE, Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Reproductive strategies of the short-beaked echidna - a review with new data from a long-term study on the Tasmanian subspecies (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus) ', Australian Journal of Zoology, 57, (4) pp. 275-282. ISSN 0004-959X (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO09037 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 32

Co-authors: Morrow GE; Andersen NA

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2009Morrow GE, Nicol SC, 'Cool sex? Hibernation and reproduction overlap in the Echidna', PLoS One, 4, (6) pp. e6070. ISSN 1932-6203 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0006070 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Morrow GE

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2009Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Arnold W, Ruf T, 'Rewarming rates of two large hibernators: Comparison of a monotreme and a eutherian ', Journal of Thermal Biology, 34, (3) pp. 155-159. ISSN 0306-4565 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2009.01.003 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 10

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2009Vanpe C, Buschiazzo E, Abdelkrim J, Morrow GE, Nicol SC, et al., 'Development of microsatellite markers for the short-beaked echidna using three different approaches', Australian Journal of Zoology, 57, (4) pp. 219-224. ISSN 0004-959X (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO09033 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Morrow GE

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2009Bethge P, Munks SA, Otley H, Nicol SC, 'Activity patterns and sharing of time and space of platypuses, Ornithorhynchus anatinus, in a subalpine Tasmanian lake', Journal of Mammalogy, 90, (6) pp. 1350-1356. ISSN 0022-2372 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1644/08-MAMM-A-355R.1 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Munks SA; Otley H

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2008Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Rewarming rates and thermogenesis in hibernating echidnas', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, 150, (2) pp. 189-195. ISSN 1095-6433 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2006.08.039 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2007Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Cooling rates and body temperature regulation of hibernating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', The Journal of Experimental Biology, 210, (4) pp. 586-592. ISSN 0022-0949 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1242/jeb.02701 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 25Web of Science - 20

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2007Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The life history of an egg-laying mammal, the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Ecoscience, 14, (3) pp. 275-285. ISSN 1195-6860 (2007) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2980/1195-6860(2007)14[275:TLHOAE]2.0.CO;2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 25Web of Science - 20

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2006Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Body temperature as an indicator of egg-laying in the echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus', Journal of Thermal Biology, 31, (6) pp. 483-490. ISSN 0306-4565 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.jtherbio.2006.05.001 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 29Web of Science - 25

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2006Larcombe AN, Withers PC, Nicol SC, 'Thermoregulatory, metabolic and ventilatory physiology of the eastern barred bandicoot (Parameles gunnii)', Australian Journal of Zoology, 54, (1) pp. 1-6. ISSN 0004-959X (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/ZO05063 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 4

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2006Sprent JA, Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Latrine use by the short-beaked echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus', Australian Mammalogy, 28, (1) pp. 131-133. ISSN 0310-0049 (2006) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1071/AM06021 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8

Co-authors: Sprent JA; Andersen NA

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2005Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Jones SM, 'Seasonal variations in reproductive hormones in free-ranging echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus): Interaction between reproduction and hibernation', General and Comparative Endocrinology, 144, (3) pp. 204-210. ISSN 0016-6480 (2005) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2005.05.013 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Andersen NA; Jones SM

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2004Bethge P, Munks SA, Otley HM, Nicol SC, 'Platypus burrow temperatures at a subalpine Tasmanian lake', Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales, 125 pp. 273-276. ISSN 0370-047X (2004) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Munks SA

2003Buttemer WA, Nicol SC, Sharman AJ, 'Thermoenergetics of pre-moulting and moulting kookaburras (Dacelo novaeguineae): they're laughing', Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology, 173, (3) pp. 223-230. ISSN 0174-1578 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s00360-003-0326-z [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 12Web of Science - 13

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2003Bethge P, Munks SA, Otley HM, Nicol SC, 'Diving behaviour, dive cycles and aerobic dive limit in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136, (4) pp. 799-809. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00198-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 28Web of Science - 22

Co-authors: Munks SA

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2003Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Control of breathing in the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus) during hibernation', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136, (4) pp. 917-925. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00213-7 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 7

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2003Schmid J, Andersen NA, Speakman JR, Nicol SC, 'Field energetics of free-living, lactating and non-lactating echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136, (4) pp. 903-909. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(03)00240-X [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 18

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2003Nicol SC, 'Monotreme Biology', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part A, 136 pp. 795-798. ISSN 1095-6433 (2003) [Letter or Note in Journal]

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2002Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The timing of hibernation in Tasmanian echidnas: why do they do it when they do?', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B, 131 pp. 603-611. ISSN 1096-4959 (2002) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S1096-4959(02)00018-0 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2002Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Berger RJ, 'Phylogenetic significance of mole rat sleep', Sleep, 25, (1) pp. 11. ISSN 0161-8105 (2002) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2001Bethge P, Munks SA, Nicol SC, 'Energetics of foraging and locomotion in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus', Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology, 171, (6) pp. 497-506. ISSN 0174-1578 (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s003600100200 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 20Web of Science - 15

Co-authors: Munks SA

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2001Killian JK, Nolan CM, Stewart NJ, Munday BL, Andersen NA, et al., 'Monotreme IGF2 expression and ancestral origin of genomic imprinting', Journal of Experimental Zoology (Molecular Development & Evolution), 291, (2) pp. 205-212. ISSN 0022-104X (2001) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/jez.1070 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 106Web of Science - 103

Co-authors: Stewart NJ; Munday BL; Andersen NA

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2000Andersen NA, Mesch U, Lovell D, Nicol SC, 'The effects of sex, season, and hibernation on haematology and blood viscosity of free-ranging echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Canadian Journal of Zoology, 78, (2) pp. 174-181. ISSN 0008-4301 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1139/cjz-78-2-174 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: Andersen NA; Lovell D

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2000Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Phillips NH, Berger RJ, 'The echidna manifests typical characteristics of rapid eye movement sleep', Neuroscience Letters, 283, (1) pp. 49-52. ISSN 0304-3940 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0304-3940(00)00922-8 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 40Web of Science - 30

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2000Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Tomasi TE, 'Seasonal variations in thyroid hormone levels in free-living echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', General and Comparative Endocrinology, 117, (1) pp. 1-7. ISSN 0016-6480 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1006/gcen.1999.7372 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 9

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2000Perry SF, Schmitz A, Andersen NA, Wallau BR, Nicol SC, 'Descriptive study of the diaphragm and lungs in the short-nosed echidna, Tachyglossus aculeatus (Mammalia : Monotremata)', Journal of Morphology, 243, (3) pp. 247-255. ISSN 0362-2525 (2000) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/(SICI)1097-4687(200003)243:3<247::AID-JMOR2>3.3.CO;2-J [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 15Web of Science - 14

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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2000Munks S, Nicol SC, 'Current research on the platypus, Ornithorhynchus anatinus in Tasmania: Abstracts from the 1999 'Tasmanian Platypus Workshop'', Australian Mammalogy, 21, (2) pp. 259-266. ISSN 0310-0049 (2000) [Refereed Article]

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1999Bech C, Nicol SC, 'Thermoregulation and ventilation in the tawny frogmouth, Podargus strigoides: a low-metabolic avian species', Australian Journal of Zoology, 47 pp. 143-153. ISSN 0004-959X (1999) [Refereed Article]

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1998Nicol SC, Narkowicz CK, 'Learning physiology from cardiac surgery patients', American Journal of Physiology (Advances in Physiology Education), 274, (6 Pt 2) pp. S74-S83. ISSN 0363-6135 (1998) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1152/advances.1998.274.6.S74 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Narkowicz CK

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1997Bethge P, Nicol SC, Culik BM, Wilson RP, 'Diving behaviour and energetics in breeding little penguins (Eudyptula minor)', Journal of Zoology, 242 pp. 483-502. ISSN 0952-8369 (1997) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Web of Science - 58

1997Nicol SC, Pavlides D, Andersen NA, 'Nonshivering thermogenesis in marsupials: Absence of thermogenic response to beta 3-adrenergic agonists', Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology , 117, (3) pp. 399-405. ISSN 0300-9629 (1997) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0300-9629(96)00357-X [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 42Web of Science - 35

Co-authors: Andersen NA

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1996Bower S, Nicol SC, Kirkland G, Byrne E, 'Exercise intolerance in Kearns-Sayre syndrome', Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 3, (4) pp. 386-389. ISSN 0967-5868 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0967-5868(96)90039-9 [eCite] [Details]

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1996Woods R, McLean SR, Nicol SC, Burton HR, 'Chemical restraint of Southern Elephant Seals Mirounga leonina: Use of medetomidine, ketamine and atipamezole and comparison with other cyclohexamine-based combinations', British Veterinary Journal, 152, (2) pp. 213-224. ISSN 0007-1935 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/S0007-1935(96)80075-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Woods R; McLean SR

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1996Woods R, McLean SR, Nicol SC, Slip D, Burton HR, 'Use of the respiratory stimulant doxapram in southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina)', The Veterinary Record, 138, (21) pp. 514-517. ISSN 0042-4900 (1996) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1136/vr.138.21.514 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 5

Co-authors: McLean SR

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1995Woods R, McLean SR, Nicol SC, Burton H, 'Antagonism of some cyclohexamine-based drug combinations used for chemical restraint of southern elephant seals (Mirounga leonina)', Australian Veterinary Journal, 72, (5) pp. 165-171. ISSN 0005-0423 (1995) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1751-0813.1995.tb03505.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 11

Co-authors: McLean SR

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Book

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
1996Geiser F, Hulbert AJ, Nicol SC, 'Adaptations to the Cold', University of New England Press, Armidale, pp. 397. ISBN 1875821341 (1996) [Edited Book]

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Chapter in Book

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YearCitationAltmetrics
2019Harris RL, Cameron EZ, Nicol SC, 'A Field Study of Wild Echidna Responses to Conspecific Odour', Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 14, Springer International Publishing, CD Buesching (ed), Switzerland, pp. 71-80. ISBN 9783030176150 (2019) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-17616-7_6 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Harris RL; Cameron EZ

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2016Harris RL, Cameron EZ, Davies NW, Nicol SC, 'Chemical Cues, Hibernation and Reproduction in Female Short-Beaked Echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus): Implications for Sexual Conflict', Chemical Signals in Vertebrates 13, Springer, BA Schulte, TE Goodwin, MH Ferkin (ed), Switzerland, pp. 145-166. ISBN 9783319220260 (2016) [Research Book Chapter]

DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-22026-0_11 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Harris RL; Cameron EZ; Davies NW

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2015Nicol SC, 'Family Tachyglossidae (Echidnas)', Handbook of the Mammals of the World: Monotremes and Marsupials, Lynx Edicions, DE Wilson, RA Mittermeier (ed), Barcelona, Spain, pp. 34-57. ISBN 978-84-96553-99-6 (2015) [Other Book Chapter]

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2014Nicol SC, 'Mammals', The Library at the End of the World: Natural Science and its Illustrators, The Royal Society of Tasmania, A Hansen, M Davies (ed), Hobart, TAS, pp. 186-199. ISBN 9780992516215 (2014) [Other Book Chapter]

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2013Nicol SC, 'Behaviour and ecology of monotremes', Neurobiology of Monotremes, CSIRO Publishing, KWS Ashwell (ed), Collingwood, Australia, pp. 1-21. ISBN 9780643103115 (2013) [Research Book Chapter]

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2012Nicol SC, Morrow GE, 'Sex and Seasonality: Reproduction in the Echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Living in a Seasonal World, Springer, Thomas Ruf, Claudia Bieber, Walter Arnold, Eva Millesi (ed), Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 143-153. ISBN 978-3-642-28677-3 (2012) [Research Book Chapter]

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2008Nicol SC, Morrow GE, Andersen NA, 'Hibernation in monotremes: a review', Hypometabolism in Animals, Interpak Books, Barry G Lovegrove and Andrew E. McKechnie (ed), Pietermaritzburg, pp. 251-262. ISBN 9780-620-41482-1 (2008) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Morrow GE; Andersen NA

2007Nicol SC, ''J'etais convaincu qu'il dormait'. European views of a unique Australian mammal', Rediscovering Recherche Bay, Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, John Mulvaney and Hugh Tyndale-Biscoe (ed), Canberra, pp. 45-57. ISBN 9780908290222 (2007) [Research Book Chapter]

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2004Nicol SC, Vedel-Smith C, Andersen NA, 'Behaviour, body temperature, and hibernation in Tasmanian echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Life in the Cold: Evolution, Mechanisms, Adaptation, and Application, University of Alaska Fairbanks, BM Barnes & HV Carey (ed), Canada, pp. 149-159. (2004) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Vedel-Smith C; Andersen NA

2000Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Patterns of hibernation of echidnas in Tasmania', Life in the Cold, Springer-Verlag, G. Heldmaier & M. Klingenspor (ed), Berlin, pp. 21-28. ISBN 3-540-67410-1 (2000) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1996Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Hibernation in the echidna: not an adaptation to cold?', Adaptations to the Cold., University of New England Press, Geiser F., Hulbert AJ., Nicol SC (ed), Armidale, pp. 7-12. ISBN 1-875821-34-1 (1996) [Research Book Chapter]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

Review

(1 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2012Nicol SC, 'Book review: Paradoxical Platypus; Hobnobbing with Duckbills', Australian Mammalogy, 34, (132) ISSN 0310-0049 (2012) [Review Single Work]

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Conference Publication

(35 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2006Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Comparing apples with apples, how to compare arousal rates in different species', ANZSCPB Proceedings, 8-10 Dec 2006, Brisbane, pp. 61. (2006) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2006Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'About a bout: what happens in a single hibernation cycle?', ANZSCPB Proceedings, 8-10 Dec 2006, Brisbane, pp. 41. (2006) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2005Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The life history of an egg-laying mammal, the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Abstracts of the International Mammalogical Congress, 31 July - 5 Aug 2005, Hokkaido, Japan, pp. 53. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2005Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Cooling, rewarming and thermogenesis in hibernating echidnas', A Memorial Symposium for Russell V. Baudinette, 1-2 Oct 2005, Adelaide (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2005Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Dacheux JL, Jones R, 'Reproductive strategies of the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus): is there evidence for sperm competition?', International Symposium of Sperm Competition and Reproductive Strategies, 5 - 7 Aug 2005, Otaru, Japan, pp. 18. (2005) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2004Andersen NA, Vedel-Smith C, Nicol SC, 'Circadian and circannual patterns of body temperatures and activity in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Proceedings of the Australian & New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, 9-12 Dec 2004, Wollongong, pp. 15. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA; Vedel-Smith C

2004Andersen NA, Vedel-Smith C, Nicol SC, 'Circadian and circannual patterns of body temperature and activity in a southern hemisphere hibernator, the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Life in the Cold XII Abstracts, 25-31 July 2004, Vancouver - Alaska, pp. 19. (2004) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA; Vedel-Smith C

2003Andersen NA, Schmid J, Nicol SC, 'Echidna reproduction and growth: What we currently know (or don't)', Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Dec 2003, Hobart, pp. 11. ISBN 0-9580135-1-9 (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2003Bethge P, Munks SA, Nicol SC, 'Aerobic dive limit and the organisation of the dive cycle in the platypus Ornithorhynchus anatinus', Monotreme Biology, Feb 2003, Tasmania, pp. 2. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Munks SA

2003Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Reproduction, growth and dispersal of young in Tasmanian echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Monotreme III Abstracts, July 2003, Sydney, pp. 1. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2003Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The annual cycle of Tasmanian echidnas', Monotreme III Abstracts, July 2003, Sydney, pp. 10-11. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2003Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Control of breathing during hibernation in the echidna', Monotreme Biology, Feb 2003, Tasmania, pp. 13. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2003Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Jones SM, Vedel-Smith C, Reye A, 'Timing of hibernation and reproduction in Tasmanian echidnas', Proceedings of the Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Dec 2003, Hobart, pp. 33. ISBN 0-9580135-1-9 (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA; Jones SM

2003Schmid J, Andersen NA, Speakman JR, Nicol SC, 'Field energetics of free-living, lactating and non-lactating echidnas Tachyglossus aculeatus', Monotreme Biology, Feb 2003, Tasmania, pp. 17. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2003Vedel-Smith C, Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Activity patterns of Tasmanian echidnas', Montreme III Abstracts, July 2003, Sydney, pp. 15. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Vedel-Smith C; Andersen NA

2003Bethge P, Munks SA, Otley HM, Nicol SC, 'Platypus burrow temperatures', Monotreme III Abstracts, July 2003, Sydney, pp. 2. (2003) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Munks SA

2002Yee KC, Walls JT, Nicol SC, Foa LC, 'A case based approach to pharmacology teaching: the local experience', Proceedings of the 7th National Forum on Prevocational Medical Education, 7-8 Nov, Hobart, TAS (2002) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Yee KC; Walls JT; Foa LC

2001Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'The timing of hibernation in Tasmanian echidnas: why do they do it when they do?', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 6-9 Dec 2001, University of Adelaide, pp. 27. ISBN 0-9580135-0-0 (2001) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2000Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Observations on breeding behaviour in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Proceedings of the ANZSCPB, 8-10 December 2000, Deakin University, Melbourne, pp. 20. ISBN 0 646 40870 4 (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2000Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Patterns of hibernation of echidnas in Tasmania', Life in the Cold, 13-18 August, 2000, Jungholz, Germany, pp. 14. (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

2000Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'Observations on breeding behaviour in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Life in the Cold, 13-18 August 2000, Jungholz, Germany, pp. 74. (2000) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1999Andersen NA, Nicol SC, 'To breed or not to breed some observations on breeding behaviour in the Tasmanian echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Proceedings of the ANZSCPB, 2-5 December 1999, University of New England, Armidale, pp. 1. ISBN 1 86389 610 4 (1999) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1998Bethge P, Nicol SC, 'Energy requirements for different activities, including the cost of foraging, in the platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 4-6 December, Perth, pp. 7. ISBN 0864228805 (1998) [Conference Extract]

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1998Bethge P, Otley H, Munks SA, Nicol SC, 'The use of dataloggers to determine behavioural activity in the platypus (Ornithorynchus anatinus)', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 4-6 December, Perth, pp. 23. ISBN 0864228805 (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Otley H; Munks SA

1998Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Using dataloggers to investigate hibernation in echidnas', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 4-6 December, Perth, pp. 15. ISBN 0864228805 (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1998Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Breathing during hibernation in the echidna', Proceedings of the International Symposium on Animal Physiology, 4-6 June 1998, Berlin, pp. 48. (1998) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1997Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Daily and seasonal patterns of activity in the echidna', Time, Energy and Behaviour. Constraints and Interactions, Vienna, pp. 11. (1997) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1996Andersen NA, Lovell D, Mesch U, Dziegielewska KM, Nicol SC, 'Seasonal variations in haematology and blood viscosity in free ranging Tasmanian echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Adaptations to the Cold, 30 June - 6 July 1996, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, pp. 51. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA; Lovell D; Dziegielewska KM

1996Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Hibernation in the echidna: not an adaptation to cold?', Adaptations to the Cold, 30 June-6 July 1996, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, pp. 37. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1996Nicol SC, Andersen NA, 'Why do echidnas hibernate?', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 5-8 December 1996, Latrobe University, pp. 31. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1996Nicol SC, Pavlides D, Andersen NA, 'Non-shivering thermogenesis in marsupials: absnece of thermogenic response to 3-adrenergic agonists', Adaptations to the Cold, 30 June - 6 July 1996, Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, pp. 77. (1996) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1995Andersen NA, Lovell D, Mesch U, Dziegielewska KM, Nicol SC, 'Seasonal variation in activity, body temperature, plasma proteins and haematology in free ranging active and hibernating Tasmanian echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Proceedings of ANZSCPB, 7-10 December 1995, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 1. (1995) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA; Lovell D; Dziegielewska KM

1995Berger RJ, Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Phillips NH, 'Paradoxical sleep in the echidna', Sleep Research, Nasua, The Bahamas, pp. 199. (1995) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1995Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Berger R, 'Sleep in the echidna (Tachyglossus aculeatus)', Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry, Birmingham, U.K., pp. 116. (1995) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

1995Nicol SC, Andersen NA, Berger R, 'The evolution of sleep in mammals: the significance of the dreams of monotremes', Proceedings of the ANZSCPB, 7-10 December 1995, Christchurch, New Zealand, pp. 24. (1995) [Conference Extract]

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Co-authors: Andersen NA

Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

51

Total funding

$992,915

Projects

Drought, disease or destiny? Identifying the causes of decline of the eastern quoll (2012)$5,000
Funding
Norman Wettenhall Foundation ($5,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE; Fancourt BA
Year
2012
Does cool sex save energy? The energetics of echidna reproduction. (2012)$18,565
Funding
National Geographic Society ($18,565)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2012
Love Stinks: Pheromone mating behaviour and individuality in the echidna (2012)$1,000
Funding
Trust of M.A. Ingram ($1,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Davies NW; Cameron EZ; Harris RL
Year
2012
Drought, Disease or Destiny? Identifying Causes of Decline of the Eastern Quoll (2011 - 2013)$20,500
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($20,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE; Fancourt BA
Period
2011 - 2013
Drought, Disease or Destiny? Identifying Causes of Decline of the Eastern Quoll (2011)$2,000
Funding
Wildlife Disease Association - Australasian section ($2,000)
Scheme
Grant-Research Award
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE
Year
2011
Drought, Disease or Destiny? Identifying Causes of Decline of the Eastern Quoll (2011)$1,500
Funding
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales ($1,500)
Scheme
Grant-Ethel Mary Read
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE; Fancourt BA
Year
2011
Drought, Disease or Destiny? Identifying Causes of Decline of the Eastern Quoll (2011)$1,000
Funding
Australian Wildlife Society ($1,000)
Scheme
Grant-University Students Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE; Fancourt BA
Year
2011
Drought, Disease or Destiny? Identifying Causes of Decline of the Eastern Quoll (2011)$3,000
Funding
Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency ($3,000)
Scheme
Grant-NCCARF Terrestrial Biodiversity PhD Visit
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Johnson CN; Nicol SC; Jones ME; Hawkins CE; Fancourt BA
Year
2011
Understanding Energy Flow Through Ecosystems: an Ant-centric Approach to Ecosystem Health and Productivity (2011)$15,430
Funding
University of Tasmania ($15,430)
Scheme
Grant-Cross Theme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; McQuillan PB; Hovenden MJ; Lucieer A
Year
2011
Key threats to eastern quolls (Dasyurus Viverrinus) (2011)$6,563
Funding
Foundation For National Parks and Wildlife ($6,563)
Scheme
Grant-Agency
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Fancourt BA; Hawkins CE
Year
2011
June 2011: The 57th Scientific Meeting of the Australian Mammal Society, a joint meeting with the American Society of Mammalogists (2011)$2,435
Funding
University of Tasmania ($2,435)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2011
Reproductive Ecology of the Eastern Long-beaked Echidna (2010 - 2012)$44,310
Funding
Australia and Pacific Science Foundation ($44,310)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Opiang M
Period
2010 - 2012
Spurred to Breed? The Crural Gland System and Monotreme Reproduction (2010)$25,500
Funding
Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust ($25,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2010
Contribution of Forest Remnants to the Persistence of Insectivorous Bats in the Landscape: Local and Landscape Level Factors that Affect their Use (2010)$40,000
Funding
Winifred Violet Scott Charitable Trust ($40,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM; McCallum HI
Year
2010
The Value of Forest Remnants to Microchiropteran Bats (2010 - 2011)$2,726
Funding
Bat Conservation International ($2,726)
Scheme
Grant-Student Research
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; McCallum HI
Period
2010 - 2011
Equipment Support for Value of Forest Remnants to Microchiropteran Bats (2010)$16,406
Funding
Mohamed bin Zayed Species Conservation Fund ($16,406)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Cawthen LM
Year
2010
What's in a Smell? The Secret World of Pheromones in Australian Mammals (2010)$1,500
Funding
Trust of M.A. Ingram ($1,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Harris RL
Year
2010
Love stinks: Chemical ecology, individual variation and mating behaviour in the echidna (2010 - 2012)$19,500
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($19,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Harris RL
Period
2010 - 2012
Beyond the Remnant: The Influence of Local and Landscape Level Factors on Forest Dwelling Bats (2010 - 2011)$1,500
Funding
Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales ($1,500)
Scheme
Grant-Ethel Mary Read
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM; McCallum HI
Period
2010 - 2011
Spatial and Temporal Variation in Declining Eastern Quoll (Dasyurus viverrinus) Populations in Tasmania (2010)$3,000
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($3,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Fancourt BA
Year
2010
Research Funding for Rachelle Olsson-Herrin (2009)$2,000
Funding
Forest Practices Authority ($2,000)
Scheme
Donation - Individual
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2009
The Value of Forest Remnants to Microchiropteran Bats (2009)$1,960
Funding
Trust of M.A. Ingram ($1,960)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM; McCallum HI
Year
2009
Beyond the Remnant: Local and Landscape Level Factors that Influence the Remnant Use and Persistence of Bats in the Landscape (2009)$650
Funding
Ecological Society of Australia Limited ($650)
Scheme
Award-Student Research
Administered By
Ecological Society of Australia Limited
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM; McCallum HI
Year
2009
Beyond the Remnant: The Influence of Local and Landscape Level Factors on the Remnant Use and Persistence of Bats in the Landscape (2009 - 2011)$18,000
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($18,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM; McCallum HI
Period
2009 - 2011
The Novel Reproductive Strategies of an Egg Laying Mammal (2009)$21,057
Funding
National Geographic Society ($21,057)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2009
The Unusual Reproductive Behaviour of Tasmanian Echidnas (2009)$2,000
Funding
Australian Geographic Society ($2,000)
Scheme
Grant-Project Sponsorship
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2009
Beyond the Remnant: The Influence of Local and Landscape Level Factors on the Remnant Use and Persistence of Bats in the Landscape (2009)$2,000
Funding
Forest Practices Authority ($2,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM
Year
2009
Beyond the Remnant: The Influence of Local and Landscape Level Factors on Forest Dwelling Bats (2009)$1,000
Funding
Australian Wildlife Society ($1,000)
Scheme
Grant-University Students Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Cawthen LM
Year
2009
Equipment Support for Project - Value of Forest Remnants to Microchiropteran Bats (2009)$0
Funding
IDEA WILD ($0)
Scheme
Grant-Equipment
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Cawthen LM; Munks SA; McCallum HI
Year
2009
2009 R1 - BoS.10 Biology of Spermatozoa (2009)$1,750
Funding
University of Tasmania ($1,750)
Scheme
Grant-Conference Support Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2009
Contribution of Forest Remnants to the Persistence of Insectivorous Bats in the Landscape: Local and Landscape Level Factors that Affect their Use (2009)$3,884
Funding
Norman Wettenhall Foundation ($3,884)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; McCallum HI; Cawthen LM
Year
2009
The Relationship between Hibernation and Reproduction in the Tasmanian Echidna (2008 - 2010)$21,500
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($21,500)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Morrow GE
Period
2008 - 2010
Evolution and Ecology of Mating Systems: Insights from the Echidna (2008)$13,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($13,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Jones SM
Year
2008
Distribution, Population Structure and Condition of Platypus in the Plenty River Catchment (2008)$5,000
Funding
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($5,000)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA; Olsson Herron R
Year
2008
Development of Molecular Techniques for Determining Kinship and Structure of Echidna Populations (2006)$5,400
Funding
University of Tasmania ($5,400)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2006
Habitat Use, Diet, Home Range and Population Structure of the Short-Beaked Echidna (2006)$24,652
Funding
National Geographic Society ($24,652)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Jones SM; Andersen NA
Year
2006
Reproductive Strategies and Kinship in Echidna Populations: A Molecular Approach (2003)$20,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($20,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2003
Hibernation, Hormones and Reproduction in Echidnas (2002)$19,000
Funding
University of Tasmania ($19,000)
Scheme
Grant-Institutional Research Scheme
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2002
Hibernation and Reproductive Strategies of the Echidna (2002)$27,545
Funding
National Geographic Society ($27,545)
Scheme
Grant
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2002
Echidna Energetics: Life History and Hibernation (2000)$15,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
2000
Development of Thermoregulation in the Echidna, and the Energetics of Hibernation (1999)$10,800
Funding
Australian Research Council ($10,800)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
1999
Platypus energetics: field and laboratory studies. (1997 - 1999)$101,594
Funding
Australian Research Council ($101,594)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Munks SA
Period
1997 - 1999
Grant Reference
A19703107
Red cell function in the echidna. (1997)$15,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Andersen NA
Year
1997
Respiration, sleep and the physiology of hibernation in the echidna (1996 - 1998)$155,553
Funding
Australian Research Council ($155,553)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Period
1996 - 1998
Grant Reference
A19602801
Monotreme energetics. (1995)$20,783
Funding
Australian Research Council ($20,783)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
1995
The physiology and pathophysiology of gas exchange in fetal development and exercise (1995)$15,000
Funding
Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-Establishment
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Saunders NR; Nicol SC
Year
1995
Fever, the acute phase response and thermogenesis in marsupials and monotremes (1994)$15,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Dziegielewska KM
Year
1994
Blood viscosity, thyroid function, and seasonal changes in plasma proteins in the echidna (1993 - 1994)$30,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($30,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC; Andersen NA
Period
1993 - 1994
The Physiology of Hibernation, Heterothermia and Torpor (with special reference to the Echidna, Tachyglossus Aculeatus) (1991)$10,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($10,000)
Scheme
Grant-Small
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
1991
Development of an improved oxygen content analyser (1991)$15,000
Funding
Clive & Vera Ramaciotti Foundation ($15,000)
Scheme
Grant-Establishment
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Year
1991
Physiological correlates of activity and heterothermy in the echidna (1987 - 1990)$167,352
Funding
Australian Research Council ($167,352)
Scheme
Grant-Large
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Nicol SC
Period
1987 - 1990
Grant Reference
A18615595

Research Supervision

Completed

16

Completed

DegreeTitleCompleted
PhDDrought, Disease or Devil Declines? Identifying the Cause of Decline of the Eastern Quoll, Dasyurus viverrinus
Candidate: Bronwyn Anne Fancourt
2015
PhDChemical Communication for Reproduction in the Tasmanian Short-Beaked Echidna, Tachyglossus Aculeatus Setosus
Candidate: Rachel Louise Harris
2014
PhDThe Effectiveness of the Multi-Spatial Scale Approach to Forest Management: A Case Study of Tasmanian Bats
Candidate: Lisa Maree Cawthen
2014
PhDOptimizing Reproduction in the Tasmanian Echidna Tachyglossus aculeatus setosus: the Influence of an Obligatory Hibernation Period and Intense Sexual Conflict
Candidate: Gemma Elizabeth Morrow
2013
PhDAggression as a Personality Trait in Egernia whitii: Mechanisms and Outcomes
Candidate: Joanne McEvoy
2013
PhDThe Effects of Oxygen and Temperature on the Physiology of Hatching Stage Atlantic Salmon
Candidate: Elias Theodor Polymeropoulos
2013
PhDThe Shy Albatross (Thalassarche cauta): Population Trends, Environmental and Anthropogenic Drivers, and the Future for Management and Conservation
Candidate: Rachael Louise Alderman
2012
PhDDiet, Spatial Ecology and Energetics of Echidnas: the Significance of Habitat and Seasonal Variation
Candidate: Jennifer Anne Sprent
2012
PhDMaternal Effects on Offspring Fitness in Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii: Selective Advantages and Physiological Mechanisms
Candidate: Keisuke Itonaga
2011
MastersBreeding Biology and Behaviour of the Forest Raven Corvus tasmanicus in Southern Tasmania
Candidate: Clare Lawrence
2009
MastersThermoregulation in the South American Grey Short-tailed Opossum, Mondelphis domestica: The effects of ambient temperature, bacterial endotoxin and hypoxia on behavioural and autonomic body temperature control
Candidate: Tracy Anne Douglas
2003
PhDENERGETICS AND FORAGING BEHAVIOUR OF THE PLATYPUS
Candidate: Philip Bethge
2002
MastersSpatial knowledge in virtual environments
Candidate: Uwe Rosebrock
2000
PhDAcid-Base Homeostasis and Myocardial and Cerebral Preservation During and After Induced Hypothermia
Candidate: Yi Yi Huang
1996
PhDAnaesthesia of southern Elephant Seals
Candidate: Rupert Woods
1995
PhDEcological energentics and reproduction in the common ringtail possum, Pseudocheirus peregrinus (Marsupialia: Phalangeroidea)
Candidate: Sarah Ann Munks
1990