Kris Bell

Phone 0437 002 094
Campus Burwood
Supervisor Tim Doherty
Don Driscoll

Thesis title
Keystone habitat dynamics in agricultural landscapes

Research interests
1. Keystone habitat dynamics
2. Spatial and invasive herptile ecology
3. Climate change impacts and adaptations

2018 – Current: PhD, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
2007 – 2010: MAppSc Marine Ecology/Tropical Zoology, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
2003 – 2004: MSc Real Estate Investment, City University, UK
1999 – 2002: BA (Honours) Business Studies and Economics, University of Sheffield, UK

Key publications
Bell, KrisBlomberg, Simon, and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2013) Detrimental influence on performance of high temperature incubation in a tropical reptile: is cooler better in the tropics? Oecologia, 171 (1). pp. 83-91.

Abom, RickardBell, KrisHodgson, Lauren, and Schwarzkopf, Lin (2012) Moving day and night: highly labile diel activity patterns in a tropical snake. Biotropica, 44 (4). pp. 554-559.

Llewelyn, JohnBell, KrisSchwarzkopf, LinAlford, Ross A., and Shine, Richard (2012) Ontogenetic shifts in a prey’s chemical defences influence feeding responses of a snake predator. Oecologia, 169 (4). pp. 965-973.