Tobias Ross

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Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds
Supervisor(s) Marcel Klaassen
Beata Ujvari
Veerle Jaspers (NTNU)

Thesis title
Effects of pollutants and emerging diseases on migratory shorebirds of the East Asian-Australasian Flyway

Research interests
1. Avian migration
2. Environmental change
3. Conservation
4. Foraging ecology


  • 2019 – Current: PhD candidate at Deakin University
  • 2017-2019 – Master of Science (Zoology) at Massey University, New Zealand; studied foraging behaviours and carry-over effects of migration in Bar-tailed Godwits (Limosa lapponica)
  • 2017-2018 – Captive Ranger at Pukaha National Wildlife Centre, New Zealand
  • 2015-2016 – Field Ranger at Rotoroa Island, New Zealand
  • 2013-2017 – Bachelor of Science (Zoology and Environmental Science) at Massey University, New Zealand