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Lecturer in Physiology
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Rebecca is a lecturer in physiology at the School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland. Originally from Ireland, Rebecca has a BSc (Honours) degree in Environmental Biology,a PhD in fish neuroethology from The Queen’s University of Belfast and a post-doc in humpback whale social communication. Her main research interests are:

  • acoustic communication and behaviour in humpback whales
  • the affects of noise on humpback acoustic behaviour,
  • cetacean population dynamics and
  • endocrine physiology in cetaceans