PROF Mark Elgar

PROF Mark Elgar

Positions

  • Evolutionary Biology and Animal Behaviour (Animal behaviour, evolution, social behaviour, mating behaviour, sexual selection, chemical communication)

Overview

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  • Appointments:

    2018                Member, World Economic Forum Expert Network, World Economic Forum, Switzerland
    2018 – 2020    Domain Leader (Ecology & Evolution), School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne
    2014 –             Field Chief Editor, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution (Frontiers)
    2013 – 2016    Member, College of Experts, Australian Research Council
    2007 – 2011    Editor-in-Chief, Australian Journal of Zoology (CSIRO Publishing)
    2006 – 2011    Editor-in-Chief, Behavioral Ecology (ISBE | Oxford University Press)
    2006 – 2009    Associate Dean (Graduate Programs), Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne
    2005 –             Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Ethology (Japan Ethological Society | Springer)
    2004 – 2007    Elected Member, University Council, University of Melbourne
    2003 – 2011    Member, Board of Standards, CSIRO Publishing
    2003 – 2006    Assistant Dean (Equal Opportunity), Faculty of Science, University of Melbourne
    1998                Professeur Visité, Laboratoire d'écologie, Université Pierre-et-Marie Curie, Paris, France
    1994 – 2016    Associate Editor, Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology (Springer)
    1989 – 1990    Queen
       

Affiliation

Member of

  • Entomological Society of Australia. Member 1990 -
  • International Society for Behavioural Ecology. Member 1990 -
  • Australasian Arachnological Society. Member 1987 -
  • Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour. Secretary 1987 -
  • Association for the Study of Animal Behaviour. Member 1982 -
  • Australasian Evolution Society. President 1999 - 2003
  • International Ethological Congress. Corresponding Secretary 1996 - 2000
  • International Society for Behavioral Ecology. Councillor 1994 - 2000

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Cambridge 1985
  • BSc(Hons), Griffith University 1980

Awards and honors

  • Outstanding Research Higher Degree Supervision, University of Melbourne, 2011
  • Citation for Outstanding Research Supervision, Australian Learning and Teaching Council, 2010
  • Dean's Award for Teaching (Excellence in RHD Supervision), 2007
  • Pearson Education UniServe Science Teaching Award, UniServe, 2005
  • Graduate Research Scholar, Christ's College, Cambridge, 1982

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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