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Alistair is an Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at Monash University.

Alistair's research areas of interest are:

  • teeth and dentitions of mammals
  • functional morphology and biomechanics
  • 3D imaging and analysis
  • morphological evolution
  • evolution and development (evo-devo)
  • body mass evolution

Research area keywords

  • Functional morphology
  • Evolution
  • 3D imaging and analysis

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Research Output

A molecular and morphometric assessment of the systematics of the Macropus complex clarifies the tempo and mode of kangaroo evolution

Celik, M., Cascini, M., Haouchar, D., Van Der Burg, C., Dodt, W., Evans, A., Prentis, P. J., Bunce, M., Fruciano, C. & Phillips, M. J., 2019, In : Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 186, 3, p. 793-812 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A rare observation of group prey processing in wild leopard seals (Hydrurga leptonyx)

Robbins, J. R., Poncet, D., Evans, A. R. & Hocking, D. P., 15 Aug 2019, In : Polar Biology. 42, 8, p. 1625-1630 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Elemental signatures in Australopithecus africanus teeth reveal seasonal dietary stress

Joannes-Boyau, R., Adams, J. W., Austin, C., Arora, M., Moffat, I., Herries, A. I. R., Tonge, M. P., Benazzi, S., Evans, A. R., Kullmer, O., Wroe, S., Dosseto, A. & Fiorenza, L., 15 Jul 2019, In : Nature. 572, p. 112-115 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Gigantic mysticete predators roamed the Eocene Southern Ocean

Marx, F. G., Buono, M. R., Evans, A. R., Fordyce, R. E., Reguero, M. & Hocking, D. P., 1 Apr 2019, In : Antarctic Science. 31, 2, p. 98-104 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Press / Media

Early humans breastfed their young for a year, study says

Renaud Joannes-Boyau, Ian Moffat, Justin Adams, Luca Fiorenza & Alistair Evans


18 items of Media coverage, 2 Media contributions

Press/Media: Article/Feature