Publications

PAPERS

LinkRaine, E.H. & Slade, E.M. (2019) Dung beetle-;mammal associations: methods, research trends and future directions. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 286, 20182002.

LinkKerdraon D., Drewer J., Castro B., Wallwork A., Hall J.S., Sayer E.J. (2019) Litter traits of native and non-native tropical trees influence soil carbon dynamics in timber plantations in Panama. Forests 10, 209 doi:10.3390/f10030209.

LinkDrinkwater, R., Schnell, I.B., Bohmann, K., Bernard, H., Veron, G., Clare, E., Gilbert, T.P., Rossiter, S.J. (2019) Using metabarcoding to compare the suitability of two blood-feeding leech species for sampling mammalian diversity in North Borneo. Molecular Ecology Resources, 19, 105-117.

LinkLuke, S.H., Slade, E.M., Gray, C.L., Annammala, K.V., Drewer, J., Williamson, J., Agama, A.L., Ationg, M., Mitchell, S.L., Vairappan, C.S. & Struebig, M.J. (2018) Riparian buffers in tropical agriculture: Scientific support, effectiveness and directions for policy. Journal of Applied Ecology, doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.13280.

LinkMitchell, S.L., Edwards, D.P., Bernard, H., Coomes, D., Jucker, T., Davies, Z.G. & Struebig, M.J. (2018) Riparian reserves help protect forest bird communities in oil palm dominated landscapes. J. Applied Ecology, doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13233.

LinkRaine, E.H., Gray, C.L., Mann, D.J. & Slade, E.M. (2018) Tropical dung beetle morphological traits predict functional traits and show intraspecific differences across land uses. Ecology & Evolution, doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4218.

LinkDeere NJ, Guillera‐Arroita G, Baking EL, et al. (2018) High Carbon Stock forests provide co‐benefits for tropical biodiversity. J Appl Ecol., 55, 997–1008.

linkTao, H.-H., J. L. Snaddon, E. M. Slade, L. Henneron, J.-P. Caliman, and K. J. Willis. (2018) Application of oil palm empty fruit bunch effects on soil biota and functions: A case study in Sumatra, Indonesia. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 256, 105-113.

linkNoriega, J.A., Hortal, J. …….Slade, E.M. …….Santos, A.M.C. (2017) Research trends in ecosystem services provided by insects. Basic and Applied Ecology, doi: 10.1016/j.baae.2017.09.006.

LinkSeltman, A., Czirjak, G.A., Courtiol, A., Bernard, H., Struebig, M.J. & Voigy, C. (2017) Habitat disturbance results in chronic stress and impaired health status in forest-dwelling paleotropical bats. Conservation Physiology, 5, doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/conphys/cox020.

linkTao, H.-H., Snaddon, J.L., Slade, E.M., Caliman, J.-P., Widodo, R.H., Suhardi, and Willis, K.J. 2017. Long-term crop residue application maintains oil palm yield and temporal stability of production. Agronomy for Sustainable Development, 37:33.

linkBeiroz, W., Slade, E.M., Barlow, J., Silveira, J.M., Louzada, J. & Sayer, E. (2017) Dung beetle community dynamics in undisturbed tropical forests: implications for ecological evaluations of land-use change. Insect Conservation and Diversity, 10, 94-106.

linkGray, C.L., Simmons, B.I., Fayle, T.M., Mann, D.J. & Slade, E.M. (2016) Are riparian forest reserves sources of invertebrate biodiversity spillover and associated ecosystem functions in oil palm landscapes? Biological Conservation, 194, 176-183.

linkTao, H-H., Slade, E.M., Willis, K.J., Caliman, J-P., Snaddon, J.L. (2016) Effects of soil management practices on soil fauna feeding activity in an Indonesian oil palm plantation. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 218, 133-140.

LinkStruebig, Matthew J. et al. (2015). Targeted Conservation to Safeguard a Biodiversity Hotspot from Climate and Land-Cover Change. Current Biology, 25, 372 – 378.

LinkSchilthuizen, M., Vairappan, C.S., Slade, E.M., Mann, D.J.& Miller, J.A. (2015) Specimens as primary data: museums and “open science”. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 30(5), 237-238, doi:10.1016/j.tree.2015.03.002.

PhD Theses

Deirdre Kerdraon-Byrne (2019) The Effects of Forest Degradation on Soil Carbon Dynamics in the Tropics. Lancaster University.

Nicholas Deere (2019) Informing tropical mammal conservation in human-modified landscapes using remote technologies and hierarchical modelling. DICE, University of Kent.

Simon Mitchell (2019) Novel approaches to inform tropical bird conservation in human modified landscapes. DICE, University of Kent.

David Hemprich-Bennett (2019) Combining metabarcoding and network analyses to determine bat-arthropod interactions in a human-modified tropical landscape. Queen Mary University of London.

Rosie Drinkwater (2019) Mammal diversity across a human-modified tropical landscape in Borneo: a study based on the metabarcoding of terrestrial leeches. Queen Mary University of London.

Victoria Kemp (2019) The effects of forest degradation on trophic interactions and elemental fluxes in an experimental landscape, Malaysian Borneo. Queen Mary University of London.

Elizabeth Raine (2019) Dung beetle – mammal interactions in tropical forests. University of Oxford.

Jonathan Parrett (2018) The role of sexual selection in adaptation to novel environments and the effects of environmental change on sexual selection. Queen Mary University of London.

MSc Theses

Katherine Mullin (2015) Investigating the importance of riparian reserves for insectivorous bat species in oil palm and forest estates in Sabah, Malaysia. University of Kent. Link

Anna Laws (MSc 2016) Investigating the occupancy of otter species in oil palm and forest estates in Sabah, Malaysia. DICE, UNiversity of Kent.

David Seaman (2018) The effect of tropical forest modification on primate population density and diversity. DICE, University of Kent.