Dr Pieter Arnold

PhD
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Ecological Physiology 060203
  • Evolutionary Impacts Of Climate Change 060306
  • Comparative Physiology 060604
  • Animal Physiological Ecology 060806
  • Biostatistics 010402

Biography

  • 2018-present: Postdoctoral Research Fellow with Adrienne Nicotra and Loeske Kruuk in the Research School of Biology, The Australian National University.
  • 2017-2018: Research Assistant for Keyne Monro and Craig White in the School of Biological Sciences, Monash University
  • 2013-2017: PhD in Evolutionary Biology in the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, supervised by Craig White and Gimme Walter. “Selecting for invasive tendencies: the evolution of morphological, physiological, and movement behaviour traits associated with dispersal”. 
  • 2012-2013: BSc (Ecology) Honours 1A in the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, supervised by Craig White and Karyn Johnson. “Physiological, metabolic and behavioural consequences of viral infection in Drosophila melanogaster”
  • 2011-2012: Intern student placement, Forest Health, Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, Ecosciences Precinct: “Optimizing Cerambycid pheromone lures
  • 2009-2011: BSc (Ecology) The University of Queensland.

 

Researcher's projects

  • Multi-trait plasticity in response to a changing climate
  • Thermal tolerance of land plants
  • Is “fitness” related to metabolic rate?
  • Quantifying discontinuous gas exchange cycles in insects
  • Selecting for invasive tendencies: the evolution of traits associated with dispersal

 

Publications

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