Dr Meg Edwards


Dr Meg Edwards
NameDr Meg Edwards
Email Addressmeg.edwards@unisq.edu.au
Job TitleLecturer (Wildlife Science)
QualificationsBAppSc Qld, BAppSc(Hons) Qld, PhD Qld
DepartmentSchool of Agriculture and Environmental Science
AffiliationsCentre for Applied Climate Sciences
Centre for Sustainable Agricultural Systems
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-1561-1942
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Teaching

WLF2101 Management of Wildlife

WLF1201 Field Skills for Wildlife Ecologists

WLF3201 Captive Wildlife Management

BIO2103 Biology 2

Fields of Research

  • 310301. Behavioural ecology
  • 310308. Terrestrial ecology
  • 310901. Animal behaviour
  • 410401. Conservation and biodiversity
  • 410407. Wildlife and habitat management
BAppSc
Qld
2013
BAppSc(Hons)
Qld
2015
PhD
Qld
2020

Current Supervisions

Research TitleSupervisor TypeLevel of StudyCommenced
Ecology of the Pookila in QueenslandAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2024
Utilising gateway automation to provide permeable safe havens and resource supplementation for native wildlifeAssociate SupervisorDoctoral2023
Project titleDetailsYear
QLD Threatened Species GrantInvestigating the ecology of the New Holland mouse in south-east Queensland: implications for conservation management2023

Trialling a new method to attract feral cats (Felis catus) in situ – the Mata Hari Judas queen

Dennien, Abby L., Edwards, Megan C., Hoy, Julia M., Nicolson, Vere, Brady, Megan J. and Murray, Peter J.. 2024. "Trialling a new method to attract feral cats (Felis catus) in situ – the Mata Hari Judas queen." Wildlife Research. 51. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR23128

Whose scat is that? Determining recognition of predator scat by Australian mammals

Edwards, M. C., Hoy, J. M., FitzGibbon, S. I. and Murray, P. J.. 2024. "Whose scat is that? Determining recognition of predator scat by Australian mammals." Australian Mammalogy. 46. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM23050

The reaction of wild-caught northern brown bandicoots (Isoodon macrourus) to predators

Edwards, Megan, Hoy, Julia, FitzGibbon, Sean and Murray, Peter. 2024. "The reaction of wild-caught northern brown bandicoots (Isoodon macrourus) to predators." Australian Mammalogy. 46. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM23001

First use of a microchip-automated nest box in situ by a brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)

Watson, Shania J., Hoy, Julia M., Edwards, Megan C. and Murray, Peter J.. 2022. "First use of a microchip-automated nest box in situ by a brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)." Australian Mammalogy. 44 (1), pp. 139-142. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM20046

In situ training of brushtail possums to use microchip-automated doors

Watson, Shania J., Hoy, Julia M., Edwards, Megan C. and Murray, Peter J.. 2021. "In situ training of brushtail possums to use microchip-automated doors." Wildlife Society Bulletin. 45 (3), pp. 390-395. https://doi.org/10.1002/wsb.1217

Relaxed predation theory: size, sex and brains matter

Edwards, Megan C., Hoy, Julia M., FitzGibbon, Sean I. and Murray, Peter J.. 2021. "Relaxed predation theory: size, sex and brains matter." Biological Reviews. 96 (1), pp. 153-161. https://doi.org/10.1111/brv.12611

How to train your wildlife: A review of predator avoidance training

Edwards, Megan C., Ford, Caitlin, Hoy, Julia M., FitzGibbon, Sean and Murray, Peter J.. 2020. "How to train your wildlife: A review of predator avoidance training." Applied Animal Behaviour Science. 234, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105170

Monitoring with microchips: Microchip‐automated doors as a potential novel method for tracking the survival of released Northern Brown Bandicoots

Edwards, Megan C., Hoy, Julia M., FitzGibbon, Sean I. and Murray, Peter J.. 2020. "Monitoring with microchips: Microchip‐automated doors as a potential novel method for tracking the survival of released Northern Brown Bandicoots." Ecological Management and Restoration. 21 (3), pp. 254-256. https://doi.org/10.1111/emr.12434

Bandicoot bunkers: training wild-caught northern brown bandicoots (Isoodon macrourus) to use microchip-automated safe refuge

Edwards, M. C., Hoy, J. M., FitzGibbon, S. I. and Murray, P. J.. 2020. "Bandicoot bunkers: training wild-caught northern brown bandicoots (Isoodon macrourus) to use microchip-automated safe refuge." Wildlife Research. 47 (3), pp. 239-243. https://doi.org/10.1071/WR19151

Training a wild-born marsupial to use microchip-automated devices: the brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) as proof of concept

Edwards, M. C., Hoy, J. M., FitzGibbon, S. and Murray, P. J.. 2018. "Training a wild-born marsupial to use microchip-automated devices: the brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa) as proof of concept." Australian Mammalogy. 41 (2), pp. 279-282. https://doi.org/10.1071/AM18017

Are Queensland brush-tailed phascogales different?

Edwards, M. C.. 2018. "Are Queensland brush-tailed phascogales different?" Australian Mammalogy. 40 (2), pp. 297-300. https://doi.org/10.1071/am17025