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Dr Meagan Dewar

Lecturer, Cell Biology

School of Science, Psychology and Sport

Section/Portfolio:

Life Sciences

Location:

Berwick Campus, Online

Marine Ecosystem Assessment for the Southern Ocean: Birds and Marine Mammals in a Changing Climate

The massive number of seabirds (penguins and procellariiformes) and marine mammals (cetaceans and...

Risk assessment of SARS-CoV-2 in Antarctic wildlife

The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is caused by the severe acute respiratory...

Happy feet in a hostile world? The future of penguins depends on proactive management of current and expected threats

Penguins face a wide range of threats. Most observed population changes have been negative and...

Conventional and molecular analysis of the diet of gentoo penguins: contributions to assess scats for non-invasive penguin diet monitoring

There is a growing search for less invasive methods while studying the diet of Antarctic animals...

Macroparasites in Antarctic penguins

Parasitism is a highly common mode of living in animals being parasite species very abundant....

Microbiota of little penguins and short-tailed shearwaters during development

The establishment and early colonisation of the gastrointestinal (GI) tract has been recognised...

Influence of Fasting during Moult on the Faecal Microbiota of Penguins

Many seabirds including penguins are adapted to long periods of fasting, particularly during...

Interspecific variations in the faecal microbiota of Procellariiform seabirds

Despite the enormous amount of data available on the importance of gut microbiota in vertebrates...

Age-related differences revealed in Australian fur seal Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus gut microbiota

The gut microbiota of Australian fur seals (Arctocephalus pusillus doriferus) was examined at...

Interspecific variations in the gastrointestinal microbiota in penguins

Despite the enormous amount of data available on the importance of the gastrointestinal (GI)...

MICROBIAL IMPLICATIONS ASSOCIATED WITH STOMACH FLUSHING OF LITTLE PENGUINS

The stomach flushing technique is a vital tool in bird dietary studies. The technique requires a...

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