Alumni

Here's a list of past PhD students, now graduated, whom I co-supervised or was a committee member for:

  • Guilherme Bortolotto. 2019. Whales and humans: the impact of human activities on the ecology of humpback whales along the coast of Brazil. PhD Biology, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Phil Hammond.)
  • David Moretti. 2019. Determining the effect of Mid-Frequency Active (MFA) sonar on the fitness of Blainville’s beaked whales (Mesoplodon densirostris) in the Tongue of the Ocean (TOTO). PhD Biology, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by John Harwood.)
  • Rocio Prieto Gonzalez. 2018. Incorporating animal movement into circular plot and point transect surveys of wildlife abundance. PhD Statistics, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Tiago Marques.)
  • Andreia da Silva Pereira. 2018. Investigation of fin whales using ocean-bottom recordings. PhD Biology, University of St Andrews and Science U. Lisboa. (Co-supervised with Luis Matias (Lisboa) and Peter Tyack, with significant input from Danielle Harris.)
  • Goldie Phillips. 2016. Passive acoustics: a multifaceted tool for marine mammal conservatoin. PhD Marine Science, University of St Andrews. (External committee member; supervisors Doug Nowacek and Randy Wells.)
  • Paul Wensveen. 2016. Detecting, assessing and mitigating the effects of naval sonar on cetaceans. PhD Biology, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised with Patrick Miller.)
  • Marjolaine Caillat. 2013. Assessing and correcting for the effects of species misclassification during passive acoustic surveys of cetaceans. PhD Biology and Statistics, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Doug Gillespie and John Harwood.)
  • Rebecca Jewell. 2013. Investigating the surfacing and diving behaviour and availability of long-finned pilot whales and quantifying the effects of anthropogenic sound on density and strandings of cetaceans in the northeast Atlantic. PhD Biology, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Peter Tyack.)
  • Chris Sutherland. 2013. A quantiative investigation of metapopulation dynamics in a naturally fragmented population of water voles arvicola amphibius. PhD Biology, University of Aberdeen. (I played a minor role as external supervisor; main supervisors Xavier Lambin and David Elston.)
  • Danielle Harris. 2012. Estimating whale abundance from fixed sparse hydrophone arrays. PhD Biology and Statistics, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by John Harwood.)
  • Hanna Nuuttila. 2012. Static acoustic monitoring of cetaceans in Cardigan Bay, Wales. PhD Ocean Sciences, Bangor University. (I was an external committee member; supervisors John Turner and Jan Hiddink.)
  • Theoni Photopoulou. 2012. Diving and depth use in seals: inferences from telemetry data using regression and random walk movement models. PhD Biology, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Jason Matthiopoulos and Mike Fedak.)
  • Joanne Potts. 2011. Estimating abundance of rare, small mammals: a case study of the key largo woodrat (Neotoma floridana smalli). PhD Statistics, University of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Steve Buckland.)
  • Jon Bishop. 2008. Embedding population dynamics in mark-recapture models. PhD Statistics, Univeristy of St Andrews. (Co-supervised by Steve Buckland and Ken Newman.)