Curriculum Vitae

Dr Justin Lathlean is a marine ecologist, whose research focuses on the thermal biology and demography of intertidal invertebrates across broad and fine spatial scales.

CURRICULUM VITAE

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Qualifications

Graduate Certificate in Environmental Management, Charles Sturt University (2016)

PhD. Marine Ecology, University of Wollongong (2012)

Bachelor of Marine Science Advanced (Honours Class 1), University of Wollongong (2008)

 

 

Employment History / Professional Experience

Course Convener, School of Humanities and Languages, University of New South Wales, Australia (since July 2017) 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, Queen's University, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom (Apr 2016 - July 2017) 

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Climate Change Cluster, University of Technology Sydney, Australia (Feb - Mar 2016)

Visiting Fellow, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of New South Wales, Australia (June 2015 - Jan 2016)

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, South Africa (Feb 2014 - Dec 2015)

Postdoctoral Research Associate, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia (Dec 2012 - Nov 2013)

Associate Lecturer / Subject Coordinator, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia (Jan - Nov 2012)

Part-time Teaching Academic, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Australia (2008 - 2011)

Research Assistant, Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management, University of Wollongong, Australia (2006 - 2008)

 

Awards and Distinctions

Rhodes University Council Research Grant 2015, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University (2014)

Australian Government, Marine Climate Change Report Card (2012)

  • cited Lathlean et al. (2011)

Victorian Marine Science Consortium Best Oral Presentation – Temperate Marine Science, AMSA Conference (2011)

Ecological Society of Australia Student Research Award (2010)

  • Grant applied to field work resulting in two first author publications in peer reviewed journals.

Deans Merit List, Faculty of Science, University of Wollongong (2007)

  • Academic distinction awarded to top 10 per cent of students.

 

Reviewer Services

 

  • Limnology and Oceanography: Methods
  • Marine Biology
  • Marine Biology Research
  • Marine Ecology
  • Marine Ecology Progress Series
  • Molecular Ecology
  • Molluscan Research
  • Oikos
  • PLoS One

Peer review of articles, including for the following journals:

  • Diversity and Distributions
  • Ecology and Evolution
  • Journal of Biogeography
  • Journal of Experimental Biology
  • Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology
  • Journal of Molluscan Studies
  • Journal of Oceanography
  • Journal of Sea Research
  • Journal of Thermal Biology
  • Limnology and Oceanography

 

Guest Presentations

Geographic variability in the utilisation of biogenic habitat: an intertidal perspective. Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University (2014)

Biogeography of marine benthic communities. Department of Geography, Rhodes University (2014)

Manipulating thermal stress on rocky shores to predict patterns of recruitment of marine invertebrates under a changing climate. South African Institute for Aquatic Biodiversity (2014)

Assessing the effect of temperature at the larval scale on the early life history of an intertidal barnacle. Centre for Marine Bioinnovation, University of New South Wales (2011)

Research – Shaping your future. Keynote Speaker, Honours Information Luncheon, University of Wollongong (2010)

 

Supervision and Mentoring Experience

Aldwin Ndhlovu, Postgraduate / Masters research student, Rhodes University (2014 - 2015)

Bess Murphy, Undergraduate research student, University of Wollongong (2012)

Marijana Toben, Undergraduate research student, University of Wollongong (2011)

Russell McWilliam, Honours student, University of Wollongong (2010)

Lucia Aguilar, Honours student, University of Wollongong (2010)

Andrew Swan, Undergraduate research student, University of Wollongong (2010)

 

Memberships and Associations

Australian Marine Science Association (since 2010) 

  • Council Member / Director (July 2015-June 2016)

Institute of Conservation Biology and Environmental Management, University of Wollongong (since 2007)

Ecological Society of Australia (2012 - 2013)

Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales (2013)