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Research interests

Giulia is a community ecologist, interested in understanding the interplay between the resource use of individual organisms and the dynamics of their populations and communities. She is also interested in understanding how community responses to environmental change are mediated by changes in the energy use of organisms.

She approaches these questions using marine communities of invertebrates and algae as model systems. Her research involves experimental manipulations of populations and communities and physiological assays to investigate the interactions between the size of organisms, their densities and energy use.

Education/Academic qualification

Science, PhD, University of Adelaide

Feb 2013Dec 2016

Marine Biology, Masters Degree, University of Pisa

Sep 2011Oct 2012

Marine Ecology, B.Sc. Honours, University of Sydney

Feb 2010Dec 2012

Biological Sciences, Bachelor of Science, University of Ferrara

Sep 2006Jul 2009

Research area keywords

  • Community Ecology
  • Competition
  • Stability
  • Metabolic theory
  • Bioenergetics
  • Marine Ecology
  • Coexistence

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Projects 2019 2021

Research Output 2011 2018

4 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic scaling across succession: Do individual rates predict community-level energy use?

Ghedini, G., White, C. R. & Marshall, D. J., 1 Jun 2018, In : Functional Ecology. 32, 6, p. 1447-1456 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Testing MacArthur's minimisation principle: Do communities minimise energy wastage during succession?

Ghedini, G., Loreau, M., White, C. R. & Marshall, D. J., 1 Aug 2018, In : Ecology Letters. 21, 8, p. 1182-1190 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Climate-driven disparities among ecological interactions threaten kelp forest persistence

Provost, E. J., Kelaher, B. P., Dworjanyn, S. A., Russell, B. D., Connell, S. D., Ghedini, G., Gillanders, B. M., Figueira, W. & Coleman, M. A., 2017, In : Global Change Biology. 23, 1, p. 353-361 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Does energy flux predict density-dependence? An empirical field test

Ghedini, G., White, C. R. & Marshall, D. J., 1 Dec 2017, In : Ecology. 98, 12, p. 3116-3126 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Moving ocean acidification research beyond a simple science: Investigating ecological change and their stabilizers

Ghedini, G. & Connell, S. D., 2017, In : Food Webs. 13, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review