Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Paul Humphries

Dr Paul Humphries

BSc(Hons) Monash, MSc Tas, PhD Murd

Paul is an ecologist, specialising in the study of rivers and the relationship between flow and fish and macroinvertebrates. His research has included the study of the life history of several species of freshwater fish in southeastern Australia, community dynamics and habitat use of fish in estuaries in Western Australia, flow-related aspects of the ecology of fish and macroinvertebrates in Tasmania and the Murray-Darling Basin and the history of change in river ecosystems worldwide. His current research interests include: the history of environmental change in freshwater ecosystems; river ecosystem concepts; the ecology, dispersal and recruitment processes associated with the early life history of fishes; zooarchaeology and palaeoecology.

Paul is an ecologist, specialising in the study of rivers and the relationship between flow and fish and macroinvertebrates. His research has included the study of the life history of several species of freshwater fish in southeastern Australia, community dynamics and habitat use of fish in estuaries in Western Australia, flow-related aspects of the ecology of fish and macroinvertebrates in Tasmania and the Murray-Darling Basin and the history of change in river ecosystems worldwide. His current research interests include: the history of environmental change in freshwater ecosystems; river ecosystem concepts; the ecology, dispersal and recruitment processes associated with the early life history of fishes; zooarchaeology and palaeoecology.

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Teaching & Research

Current Subjects Taught
  • BIO263 Ecosystem analysis
  • BIO203 Animal diversity
  • BIO323 River and floodplain ecology
  • SES Honours coordinator
 Research Students
  • Tara Hicks (Hons)
  • Stacey Kopf (PhD)
  • Luke Pearce (MSc)
  • James Dyer (PhD)
  • Saideepa Kumar (PhD)
  • Luke McPhan (PhD – UNSW)
  • Simon Mom (PhD – La Trobe)

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