Students

PhD Current Students


Davide Gaglio (University of Cape Town, 2013-2016) - Submitted March 2017

Links between population dynamics, foraging behaviour, food abundance and distribution in the swift tern Thalasseus bergii.

Supervised with 
Timothée Cook (Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences, Paris) 
and Peter Ryan (UCT).
MSc  

Barbara Barham (University of Bristol, 2013-2016, part-time)

Nest site fidelity of the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus).

Super
vised with Innes Cuthill (University of Bristol).

2016

Graduated Student
 
Jennifer Grigg
- MSc, University of Bristol

Monitoring the African penguin (Spheniscus demersus) for conservation: Evaluating the effectiveness of spatial fisheries management and investigating relationships between foraging behaviour and reproductive success.

Supervised with 
Marc Holderied (University of Bristol) and Gráinne McCabe (Bristol Zoological Society).

Dr Kate Campbell - PhD, University of Cape Town

Factors influencing the foraging behaviour of African Penguins (Spheniscus demersus) provisioning chicks at Robben Island, South Africa.

Supervised with Antje Steinfurth (UCT), Rob Crawford (Department of Environmental Affairs) and Les Underhill (UCT).



Leanne Tol
- MSc, University of Cape Town

Factors impacting the breeding success of African penguins Spheniscus demersus on Robben Island.

Supervised with Les Underhill and Peter Barham (University of Bristol).
 2015  
 



Joanne Morten - MSc, University of Bristol

Linking body condition of African penguin Spheniscus demersus chicks to begging calls, rehabilitation success and occurrence of mass abandonment.

Supervised with Dr Marc Holderied and Dr Christoph Schwitzer (Bristol Zoological Society).
 2014  


Philna Botha
 - MSc, University of Cape Town

The effects of prey availability on the endangered bank cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus (PDF).


Supervised with 
Dr Timothée Cook, Professor Peter Ryan and Professor Les Underhill.



Greg Campbell - MSc, University of Cape Town

Effects of temperature on gular fluttering rates and evaporative water loss of four sympatric cormorants in southern Africa.

Supervised with Dr Timothée Cook and Professor Peter Ryan.


Corlia Meyer - MSc, University of Cape Town 

The endangered bank cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus: the heat is on. Understanding the effect of climate change and associated environmental variable changes on the breeding biology and population dynamics of the bank cormorant (PDF).

Supervised with Dr Timothee Cook, Professor Peter Ryan and Professor Les Underhill.
 2012
 

Jordan-Laine Calder - BSc Honours, University of Cape Town

Long-term effects of oiling on African Penguins on Robben Island, South Africa.


Supervised with Professor Les Underhill.

Jennifer Roberts - BSc Honours, University of Cape Town 


Link between temperature and nesting behaviour in the endangered bank cormorant Phalacrocorax neglectus

Supervised with Dr Timothee Cook, Professor Peter Ryan and Professor Les Underhill.