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Biography

Martin works in the School of Biology at Monash University as an Associate Professor.

Martin's research areas of interest are:

Evolutionary ecology of flowering plant reproduction:

  • Sex allocation, ovule number evolution
  • Pollination biology
  • Plant life history evolution

Behaviour and social organisation in ant colonies:

  • Foraging ecology of leaf-cutting ants
  • Traffic and collective movement by ants
  • Ants as models of crowd behaviour and crowd panics

Keywords

  • Evolutionary Ecology
  • Flowering Plants
  • Reproduction
  • Behaviour
  • Social Organisation
  • Ant Colonies

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Projects 2000 2019

Research Output 1997 2018

Integrating the Passenger-Driver hypothesis and plant community functional traits to the restoration of lands degraded by invasive trees

O'Leary, B., Burd, M., Venn, S. E. & Gleadow, R. 15 Jan 2018 In : Forest Ecology and Management. 408, p. 112-120 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Assessing the ecological significance of bee visual detection and colour discrimination on the evolution of flower colours

Bukovac, Z., Dorin, A., Finke, V., Shrestha, M., Garcia, J., Avargues-Weber, A., Burd, M., Schramme, J. & Dyer, A. 2017 In : Evolutionary Ecology. 31, 2, p. 153-172 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Energetics of trail clearing in the leaf-cutter ant Atta

Bochynek, T., Meyer, B. & Burd, M. C. 1 Jan 2017 In : Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 71, 1, 10 p., 14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Mapping species distributions with social media geo-tagged images: Case studies of bees and flowering plants in Australia

ElQadi, M. M., Dorin, A., Dyer, A., Burd, M. & Bukovac, Z. 1 May 2017 In : Ecological Informatics. 39, p. 23-31 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Parallel foraging cycles for different resources in leaf-cutting ants: a clue to the mechanisms of rhythmic activity

Bochynek, T., James, T. L., Meyer, B. & Burd, M. Dec 2017 In : Ecological Entomology. 42, 6, p. 849-852 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review