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Dr Karen Mustin

Research Fellow

Email: k.mustin@uq.edu.au

Website links:

http://wilsonconservationecology.com/labmembers/karen-mustin/

http://www.edg.org.au/

Location: Goddard Building 8, School of Biological Sciences

Karen HS
Karen has particular interests in conservation and spatial population ecology, and her research focuses on the interactions between anthropogenic activities and biodiversity conservation.  Specific foci include the impacts of climate change on species distribution, connectivity restoration in fragmented habitats and the sustainability of recreational hunting from a socio-ecological perspective. Karen completed her PhD at the University of Aberdeen in 2010.

 

Publications: Click here

Mustin, K., Dytham, C., Benton, T.G. & Travis, J.M.J. (online early) Red noise increases extinction risk during rapid climate change. Diversity and Distributions DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12038. 

Tulloch, A.I.T., Mustin, K., Possingham, H.P., Szabo, J.K. and Wilson, K.A. (online early) To boldly go where no volunteer has gone before: predicting volunteer activity to prioritise surveys at the landscape scale. Diversity and Distributions. DOI: 10.1111/j.1472-4642.2012.00947.x.

Travis, J.M.J., Mustin, K., Barton, K.A., Benton, T.G., Bonte, D. Delgado, M.M., Dytham, C.  Hovestadt, T., Meier, C., Palmer, S.C.F., Turlure, C., & Clobert, J., (2012) Modelling dispersal: an eco-evolutionary framework incorporating emigration, movement, settlement behaviour and the multiple costs involved. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 3, 628-641.

Bonte D., Van Dyck H., Bullock J., Coulon A., Delgado M., Gibbs M., Lehouck V., Matthysen E., Mustin K., Saastamoinen M., Schtickzelle N., Stevens V., Vandewoestijne S., Baguette M., Barton K., Benton T., Clobert J., Dytham C., Hovestadt T., Meier C, Palmer S., Turlure C. and J. Travis.  (2012) Costs of dispersal. Biological Reviews 87, 290-312.

Mustin,K., Newey, S. and Slee, W. (2010) The local and regional economic impacts of sport shooting in the Highlands of Scotland.  In “The economic role of hunting tourism – examples from Northern areas”, Matilainen, A. and Keskinarkaus, S. (eds), Ruralia Institute Reports 64, University of Helsinki.

Mustin, K., Benton, T.G., Dytham, C. & Travis, J.M.J. (2009) The dynamics of climate-induced range shifting; perspectives from simulation modelling.  Oikos 118, 131-137.

Travis, J.M.J, Mustin, K., Benton, T.G. & Dytham, C. (2009)  Accelerating invasion rates result from the evolution of density-dependent dispersal.  Journal of Theoretical Biology 259, 151-158.

Mustin, K., Sutherland, W.J., & Gill, J.A. (2007) The complexity of predicting climate-induced ecological impacts.  Climate Research 35, 165-175. 

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BeyerHawthorne Landowners destroy habitat to dodge immenent protection legislation. Conervation planning must acount for this! http://t.co/SMBelGA6TW
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BeyerHawthorne Slam on the breaks. We have it all wrong: Tony Abbott adviser warns of threat of 'global cooling'. No, not Apr 1st. http://t.co/iXn80UgD7M
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AChauvenet RT @QUTDataScience: Two openings to work as a lecturer in the School of #maths at @QUTSciEng . One is in the area of Biochemical Network Mo…
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biodiversityBD @ChrisOBryan89 @ARC_CEED @ICCB2017 thanks for the nice tweet! :-D
biodiversityBD What is an adequate protected area network? Protect everything? 20%? Or do better each year? Great symposium + talks @cdkuempel @HugePossum
biodiversityBD RT @CarlaWildlife: PADDD is often overlooked in conservation yet has impacted over 3200 PAs and 2.2mill km2 @RachGolden #ICCB2017 https://t…
biodiversityBD RT @LeahLeopold: @saverygo shares @sesync @BiodiversityASU work on cost effective decision-making in face of uncertainty #ICCB2017 https://…
biodiversityBD Big tumour data could save lives and reduce the cost of health care. Very international collaboration for betterment of humanity.
biodiversityBD Devastating but engaging news piece on the state of the Great Barrier Reef https://t.co/P5PA3W0U79 @Nicki__S #TheProjectTV
MattHHolden @EuanRitchie1 I can’t find the papers, but I think I remember (possibly incorrectly) some survey work that suggeste… https://t.co/Omtcb5CG4I
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MattHHolden RT @ChrisOBryan89: We need to be careful not to degrade sensitive habitats when building renewable energy facilities. Currently, thousands…
MattHHolden RT @sandyddouglas: A thread on social distancing from infection researcher/doc. Key point: you can help protect yourself, your family and o…
MattHHolden RT @hopihoekstra: I would like to gather data on universities that have imposed travel bans — international and/or domestic — on their facu…
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MattHHolden RT @SalomoneRob: After much delay, I finally started a blog. First post is an open challenge to everyone in computational statistics / mach…
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MattHHolden RT @monsoon0: Did you know that the Australian Mathematical Sciences Student Conference https://t.co/7EorQdDjVR didn’t run last year? Will…
MattHHolden RT @ManuSaunders: "..one of the sillier rituals in academia is composing cover letters to accompany our manuscripts.." Yes @hormiga, tota…
cdkuempel RT @jeff_o_hanson: 1/7 Our new paper published in @nature shows that the global protected area system is not adequately covering species' n…
cdkuempel RT @TrevorABranch: If the US stops social distancing on Easter, 128 million Americans get the coronavirus (1.3 million deaths); if we conti…
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cdkuempel @CarlaWildlife Apparently the trick is a green screen. Separates out the ones that are truly dedicated to the virtual meeting experience.
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cdkuempel RT @ADalmauNur: Australia: 565 cases coronavirus confirmed with 110 new. We had that in Spain 10 days ago. Italy 20. You do the count down.…
cdkuempel RT @KaiChanUBC: #Covid19 travel bans are a huge opportunity for #sustainability. I’ve got a handful of @UNEP and @IPBES calls lined up in…
cdkuempel RT @mollytolsky: Pro-tip for couples suddenly working from home together: Get yourselves an imaginary coworker to blame things on. In our a…
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cdkuempel RT @benphillips76: Graphs are useful but to really get what that rising curve is, have a look at the obituaries page of this Bergamo daily…
kwekings New species of maritime trap-jaw ant from Singapore by Dr Wendy Wang @lkcnhm et al. https://t.co/7zAJckV0Mj
kwekings @marcuschua My deepest condolences Marcus...
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kwekings RT @sivasothi: [biod crew] Fri 8 Nov 2019: 9.00 am [PhD Defense] – Lam Weng Ngai on “Nepenthes: A Model… https://t.co/ZKStiLiAHr
kwekings RT @NatureHumBehav: A culture of publication-worship unwittingly incentivizes questionable scientific practices and gluts the economy of sc…
kwekings "The top researchers at American law schools, especially elite law schools... often include people who are indiffer… https://t.co/0OcocoXU9L
BonMappin RT @cdkuempel: Unified, general models of #conservation system states & pathways help decision makers identify the full suite of actions an…
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BonMappin RT @cyclonewatson: The fires have been a disaster for not just the many millions of individual animals who couldn't escape, but for entire…
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mainambui @gerlame The words in bold face here are ‘as an object’
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mainambui RT @MattHHolden: Come work with me at UQ! Fully-funded Ph.D. project on #maths & #stats to improve #fisheries management. Open to internati…
mainambui RT @MQSciEng: Not just warm water. Paper in @NatureClimate by @EnvScMQ Joseph Maina and colleagues at @TheWCS including @UWAresearch and @U
mainambui RT @ChristinacHicks: Very pleased to share this paper, new in @nature. We developed a novel model to predict nutrient quality of fish, appl…
mainambui RT @naj_graham: Nutritional quality and quantity from the world's fisheries. Our @nature paper demonstrates how catches from many nations c…
mainambui RT @HugePossum: Scientists will never know everything with complete certainty, but in many cases, like the issue of a declining Great Barri…
mainambui RT @PROG_ocean: Exciting workshop on a future Regional #OceanGovernance Strategy for the WIO. Outcome will provide important input to the #…
j_a_mcgowan RT @GregoireDubois: Quarantined? This is actually a great opportunity to document with @iNaturalist the life encountered in your garden or…
j_a_mcgowan RT @da_schmins: Some cute, some cuddly. New research in @NatureComms from @j_a_mcgowan et al show how we can use flagship species to raise…
j_a_mcgowan RT @DeutzinDC: Beyond lions and tigers and bears - the potential of more species to motivate conservation, by my @Nature_org colleagues @Hu
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j_a_mcgowan Our new @NatureComms research validates wider conservation benefits of flagship species but calls for increased sci… https://t.co/yiuocE1JyE
j_a_mcgowan RT @JoeWalston_WCS: What we've all been working towards: "China set to clamp down permanently on wildlife trade in wake of coronavirus" htt…
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j_a_mcgowan Incorporating connectivity into land and seascape planning is hard. We’ve just made it a lot easier w Marxan Connec… https://t.co/hf7WrdIF9o
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MorenaMills Government isn’t acting fast enough to stop the COVID19 pandemic so we have to rely on ourselves https://t.co/RRCpM6L7Gn
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MorenaMills RT @aggwarrior: Social network research helps understand the social context in which environmental decisions are made, but have a look at s…
MorenaMills RT @EJMilnerGulland: Online course "Behaviour change for Conservation" here: https://t.co/8uvlG7AVj4 Thanks to @GayleBurgess of @TRAFFIC_WL
HugePossum RT @sallyjewell: I shared this message with many of @nature_org’s incredible supporters recently. In times like these, I’m comforted to kno…
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HugePossum RT @JulianCribb: "To avoid future catastrophic threats, governments must reverse their policies of cutting and ignoring science. We need to…
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HugePossum RT @JulianCribb: "The time of female leadership has come! The metaphors of the war are no longer appropriate. The metaphors of care are." #…
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HugePossum RT @JulianCribb: Countries from Siberia to Australia are burning: the age of fire is the bleakest warning yet | Bushfires | The Guardian ht…
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HugePossum RT @JulianCribb: "In habitat destruction and wildlife loss, we are going down a pathway of lose, lose, lose..." #HumanFuture - Commission f…
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HugePossum RT @JulianCribb: "Fewer than 10 per cent of the community are opposed to action on #climate." #HumanFuture - Commission for Human Future Ro…
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HugePossum Self isolation presents many opportunities for learning more about what is in your backyard. I am now working on t… https://t.co/C5hVDY3XA2
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HugePossum RT @nature_brains: Looking for ways to citizen science efforts while you’re stuck indoors? https://t.co/veZBkByfVU https://t.co/NhZ08cnjQy
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RKRunting My winning map from @bluecology 's course is Katherine G. Impressive work to produce an interactive map! I apprecia… https://t.co/UtbUdTlCZS
RKRunting @bluecology Excited to be judging this - I expect there will be some stiff competition!
RKRunting RT @JanepDyson: Our new short (19mins) film - 'Spirit' - is now available to watch online! https://t.co/vo9W9u0u0h Spirit presents an in…
RKRunting RT @ProfLesleyHead: Continuing position, closes Dec 4. LECTURER/SENIOR LECTURER IN ENVIRONMENTAL SOCIAL SCIENCE https://t.co/nYDNlUzp3l
RKRunting RT @ymalhi: Our new paper in @ScienceAdvances looks at carbon and climate impacts of the loss of intact rainforests. When lost future carbo…
RKRunting @aggwarrior @CarlaWildlife @SciMelb Yes! Definitely a hit with the students.
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RKRunting RT @SofiaLop11: Colombia's government is not doing a great job protecting their vulnerable #pollinators , despite the road map laid out in…
christhebirder @mike_young00 Hey Mike sounds like an Action Plan is maybe in the works!
christhebirder RT @ScienceChiefAu: Dr Finkel is in Adelaide tomorrow talking about the origins and importance of citizen #science at #CitSciOz18. Have you…
christhebirder I’m excited to be attending the second Australian Citizen Science Conference in Adelaide this week. It will be inte… https://t.co/NB9Jgz8oxr
christhebirder RT @roconscicom: We're too slow, too inconsistent and invertebrates tend to get ignored when we list threatened species according to @chri
christhebirder RT @austmus: #FrogID is here! It’s a scientific rescue mission and everyone can get involved. By recording #frog calls with our new FrogID…
christhebirder RT @ANUmedia: First critically endangered swift parrot babies of the season!!ANU researcher @teamswiftparrot over the moon to find a 30 day…
christhebirder RT @TSR_Hub: Swift Parrot habitat is being legally logged in Tas under RFA. Loggers exempt from EPBC Act! https://t.co/LbbAquulvM via @C
christhebirder RT @TSR_Hub: Habitat loss is the #1 threat to Australia's species and it makes all the other threats worse https://t.co/IQmAhN8kop via @Con
vivtulloch @DrJessMT Bahahahahaha 😂😂😂 I knew I’d forgotten something...
vivtulloch @DrJessMT How idyllic! Did you make your kids disappear 😂😂😂
vivtulloch @Jon_W_Moore Ha. My thinking face = unimpressed slightly annoyed face 🤦‍♀️
vivtulloch @DanielBolnick Nice thought...but with kids stuck at home as well it’s very unlikely I will have time or minimal di… https://t.co/OJDiCliz98
vivtulloch RT @Edd_Hammill: New paper in #Ecology_letters - compared to a single large patch, many small patches of habitat increase species richness…
vivtulloch RT @danjstewartUBC: In recognition of #InternationalWomensDay I want to acknowledge the inspiring women in the Martin Conservation Decision…
rubenvli RT @MapScaping: This simple gif by Jakub Nowosad shows the effect of the Mercator projection on the real size of continents and countries o…
rubenvli RT @JezRoff: Heavy rains and algal blooms in lakes leads to population explosions of cane toads 🐸💦💉💉 https://t.co/lTxJVQ2GMw
rubenvli RT @mitchest: When it comes to accuracy assessment in #remotesensing "almost 70% of sampled literature were not adhering to recommended gu…
rubenvli RT @cdkuempel: To get the most immediate benefits from our MPAs we need to put them in places where they can reduce threats. Currently >6 t…
rubenvli RT @bluecology: Underappreciated role of #seagrass #mangroves #saltmarsh in conservation of marine megafauna New pub with @Trends_Ecol_Evo
rubenvli RT @MattIDCarter: New #OA research out today in @SciReports. Sex and region differences in the ontogeny of early-life at-sea behaviours in…
rubenvli @m_pasku @ARC_CEED Hi Marta, you can find it here https://t.co/GNuJLngRv0
rubenvli RT @j_a_mcgowan: Best practice for using marine IBAs in spatial prioritisation new @ConLetters research from @ARC_CEED @DICE_Kent https://t…
rubenvli RT @BrendanGodley: Pls RT. Can companies eg @sainsburys be influenced by RT's of images of ridiculous excessive #plastic ? Aubergines have…

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