DUE SOON – RGC Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme (PDFS)

An opening is available for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher wishing to continue their research on marine biogeochemistry and trophic ecology in collaboration with Dr Alex S.J. Wyatt and the Oceanographic Ecology Laboratory. The successful candidate will join the Department of Ocean Science at The Hong Kong University | Click for More →

Photo gallery on cryptic coral species around Moorea (Burgess et. al., The Bulletin of the ESA)

Hidden Differences in Bleaching Among Cryptic Coral Species Scott C. Burgess1, Erika C. Johnston1, Alex S.J. Wyatt2, James J. Leichter3, Peter J. Edmunds4 1Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA. 2Department of Ocean Science and Hong Kong Branch of the Southern Marine | Click for More →

New paper on niche differences in co-occurring corals (Johnston et. al., Coral Reefs)

Niche differences in co-occurring cryptic coral species (Pocillopora spp.) Erika C. Johnston1, Alex S.J. Wyatt2, James J. Leichter3, Scott C. Burgess1 1Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA. 2Department of Ocean Science and Hong Kong Branch of the Southern Marine Science and | Click for More →

New paper on response diversity among cryptic coral species around Moorea (Burgess et. al., Ecology)

Response diversity in corals: hidden differences in bleaching mortality among cryptic Pocillopora species Scott C. Burgess1, Erika C. Johnston1, Alex S.J. Wyatt2, James J. Leichter3, Peter J. Edmunds4 1Department of Biological Science, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, USA. 2Department of Ocean Science and Hong Kong Branch of | Click for More →

New paper on island mass effects around Moorea (James et. al., Front. Mar. Sci.)

An Island Mass Effect Resolved Near Moorea, French Polynesia Anna K. James1, Libe Washburn1, Chris Gotschalk1, Stéphane Maritorena2, Alice Alldredge1, Craig E. Nelson3, James L. Hench4, James J. Leichter5, Alex S. Wyatt6 and Craig A. Carlson1 1Department of Ecology Evolution and Marine Biology, University of | Click for More →

Postdoctoral Research Associate in marine biogeochemistry / trophic ecology

An opening is available for an outstanding postdoctoral researcher wishing to continue their research on marine biogeochemistry and trophic ecology, focusing on efforts to enhance understanding and stewardship of tropical coral reef ecosystems and associated species. The successful candidate will be a Research Associate in | Click for More →

Funded postgraduate opportunities in coastal ecology and oceanography

Ongoing opportunities are available for outstanding postgraduate students wishing to study the ecology and oceanography of coastal ecosystems, focusing on efforts to enhance understanding and stewardship of threatened ecosystems and enigmatic species in South East Asia (e.g. Hong Kong, Philippines, South China Sea) and across | Click for More →

Global analysis reveals how sharks travel the oceans to find food

A major international collaboration, including AORI researcher Dr. Alex Wyatt and authors from 20 other countries, could help global efforts to overturn recent declines in the world’s shark population by providing greater insight into the feeding habits of the world’s most misunderstood fish. Led by | Click for More →

New paper on the trophic geography of sharks (Bird et al., Nature Ecology & Evolution)

A global perspective on the trophic geography of sharks Christopher S. Bird 1,71*, Ana Veríssimo2,3, Sarah Magozzi1, Kátya G. Abrantes4, Alex Aguilar5, Hassan Al-Reasi6, Adam Barnett4, Dana M. Bethea7,72, Gérard Biais8, Asuncion Borrell 5, Marc Bouchoucha9, Mariah Boyle10, Edward J. Brooks11, Juerg Brunnschweiler12, Paco Bustamante | Click for More →

Nissei Foundation grant to Dr Wyatt et al.

The Nissei Foundation has awarded Dr Wyatt and colleagues a Grant for Environmental Issues Research by Young Researchers, 環境問題研究助成 (若手研究): Title: Elucidating jungle-to-reef connections using state-of-the-art chemical tracers: Towards harmony between human activities and the pristine environments of Iriomote-jima, Japan | 最先端化学トレーサーによる亜熱帯林とサンゴ礁生態系のつながりの 解明:西表島の貴重な自然の保全と人間活動の調和に向けて Participants: Alex. S.J. Wyatt, Toshi Nagata, Yusuke | Click for More →