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Muirhead, Jim

Research biologist - SERC

Jim’s areas of research expertise includes modelling biological invasions with topics ranging from modelling species dispersal, network theory, landscape ecology and biogeography. His current projects include models of population growth of a hypothetical hull-fouling species to explore interactions between the species’ life-history and global patterns of commercial ship traffic.


Research Areas

Background And Education

Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, University of Windsor , Environmental Sciences, Dissertation Title: Forecasting dispersal of nonindigenous species 2002 - 2007
  • M.S. in Zoology, University of Toronto , Zoology, Thesis title: Feeding and swimming behaviour of Bythotrephes cederstroemi Schoedler 1996 - 1998
  • University of Alberta , Centre for Mathematical Biology 2007 - 2010


Selected Publications