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UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science

Scoil na BitheolaĆ­ochta agus na hEolaĆ­ochta Comhshaoil UCD

Dr Tasman Crowe BSc, PhD

Teaching Interests:

Undergraduate modules:

  • Animal diversity and evolution
  • Invertebrate diversity
  • Systems ecology
  • Marine community ecology
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Biogeography and Field Biology (incl field course, Spain)
  • Core skills for research
  • Postgraduate Integrated project on sustainable development

Each year of my tenure at UCD, I have supervised 1-5 honours projects and 2 projects for taught MSc. Subjects have included:

  • Biodiversity-Ecosystem Functioning relationships 
  • Impacts of artificial structures on intertidal biodiversity
  • Impacts of pollution & trampling on intertidal biodiversity
  • Impacts of strand clearance on biodiversity of sandy beaches
  • Fluctuating asymmetry in barnacles as an indicator pollution
  • Mussel gaping as an indicator of pollution
  • Effects of coastline configuration on intertidal biodiversity
  • Predator-prey interactions: mussels and their predators
  • Temporal variation in molluscan abudance
  • Morphology of gastropods: current and historical patterns in relation to climate (with Irish Natural History Museum)

Invited 2 day workshops on Experimental design and ANOVA  have been given for researchers and postgraduate students at University of Southampton, UK (1999, 2000), University of Plymouth, UK (2001) and Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (2005, 2006).



Recent Postgraduate Students:

Completed:
Nessa O'Connor
Ruth Leeney
Maya Rajasekharan
Geoff Oliver
Jennifer Lawson
Ciara O'Leary
Ruth Higgins
Tony Knights
Louise Firth
Cormac Nolan
Javier Atalah
Jayne Fitch
Olwyen Mulholland
Sophie Nicol

Current:
Silvia Saloni
Paul Brooks
Ronan MacAoidh
Judith Kochmann
Dannielle Green
Chloe Kinsella
Tone Noklegaard
Caroline Kerrigan
Ciara Murphy (co-supervised with N Clipson, E Doyle and C Rocha (TCD))

Debora Borges (co-supervised with P Doncaster University of Southampton)
Marion Twomey (co-supervised with M Emmerson University College Cork)

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