Student Publications

Recent selected publications in scientific journals by our Undergraduate students in Zoology and Marine & Freshwater Biology arising from honours projects, summer internships and expedition work


  • Bakuza JS, Gillespie R, Nkwngulila G, Adam A, Kilbride E and Mable BK, 2016. Comparison of polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and microscopy-based assessment of the prevalence of Schistosoma mansoni from snails in the Gombe ecosystem in Tanzania.  Submitted to Parasites and Vectors
  • Ahti PA, Coleman RR, DiBattista JD, Berumen ML, Rocha LA, Bowen BW, 2016. Phylogeography of Indo-Pacific reef fishes: sister wrasses Coris gaimard and C. cuvieri in the Red Sea, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. Journal of Biogeography. DOI: 10.1111/jbi.12712
  • Elliott SAM, Ahti PA, Heath MR, Turrell WR, Bailey DM, 2016. An assessment of juvenile Atlantic cod distribution and growth using diver operated stereo-video surveys. Journal of Fish Biology. ISSN 0022-1112. In Press.
  • Greener MS, Shepherd R, Hoskisson PA, Asmath H and Downie JR, 2016. How many Trinidad stream frogs (Mannophryne trinitatis) are there, and should they be regarded as vulnerable to extinction? Herpetological Journal   26. In press.
  • Harper LR, Downie JR, Muir M, White SA, 2016. What can expeditions do for students… and for science? An investigation into the impact of University of Glasgow Exploration Society expeditions. Journal of Biological Education. In press.
  • Freer JJ, Mable BK, Clucas G, Rogers A, Polito M, Dunn M, Naveen R, Levy H, Hart T,  2015. Limited genetic differentiation among chinstrap penguin (Pygoscelis antarctica) colonies in the Scotia Arc and Western Antarctic Peninsula. Polar Biology 38(9): 1493-1502
  • Burns TJ, McCafferty DJ, Kennedy MW, 2015. Core and body surface temperatures of nesting leatherback turtles (Dermochelys coriacea). Journal of Thermal Biology, 51: 15-22
  • Millins C, Magierecka A, Gilbert L, Edoff A, Brereton A, Kilbride E, Denwood M, Birtles R, and Biek R, 2015. An invasive mammal (grey squirrel, Sciurus carolinensis) commonly hosts diverse and atypical genotypes of the zoonotic pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato. Applied and Environmental Microbiology AEM 00109-15
  • Nokhbatolfoghahai M, Pollock CJ, Downie JR, 2015. Oviposition and development in the glass frog Hyalinobatrachium orientale tabagoense (Anura: Centrolenidae). Phyllomedusa 14, 3-17.
  • Walker G, Cawley B, Pepe H, Robb A, Livingstone SR, Downie JR, 2015. The creation of a map of hawksbill turtle Eretmochelys imbricate nesting in Tobago, West Indies. Marine Turtle Newsletter 144, 3-9.
  • Downie JR, Nokhbatolfoghahai M, Bruce D, Smith JM, Orthmann-Brask N, MacDonald-Allan I, 2013. Nest structure, incubation and hatching in the Trinidadian leaf-frog Phyllomedusa trinitatis(Anura: Hylidae). Phyllomedusa 11,13-32.
  • Gouraguine A, Hidalgo M, Moranta J, Bailey DM, Ordines F, Guijarro B, Valls M, Barberá C, De Mesa A,  2011. Elasmobranch spatial segregation in the western Mediterranean. Scientia Marina 75(4), doi:10.3989/scimar.2011.75n4653