Due to maternity, cancer, and family care, I have the equivalent of 3 full-time years of postdoctoral experience over 9 calendar years. I have been employed on an ARC Early-Career Fellowship at 0.6FTE since 2013.

Book chapters

27. Niehaus AC, Wilson RS. Submitted. Can cheating crustaceans teach us anything about the origins of deception? In Lying: The making of Our World, (ed. Edward Mallot).

Journals and Proceedings

26. Wilson RS, Levy O, Pavlic T, Wheatley R & Niehaus AC. In prep. Modelling the escape success of prey using metrics of running performance. 

25. Amir Abdul Nasir AF, Niehaus AC, et al. In prep. Manganese exacerbates seasonal health declines in the suicidally-breeding northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus)

24. Amir Abdul Nasir AF, Cameron SF, Niehaus AC, Clemente C, von Hippel FA & Wilson RS. Invited resubmission. Manganese contamination affects the motor performance of wild northern quolls (Dasyurus hallucatus). 

23. Wheatley R, Clemente CJ, Niehaus AC, Fisher DO & Wilson RS. Submitted. Surface traction alters the agility of a small Australian marsupial. 

22. Wheatley, R, Niehaus AC, Fisher DO & Wilson RS. Accepted. Motor control and ecological context underlie speed choice in a small branch-running mammal. Functional Ecology

21. Wilson RS, David G, Murphy SC, Niehaus AC, Angilletta MJ, Hunter A & Smith MD. Accepted. Evolutionary sports science: combining disciplines to explore the biological basis of excellence in complex physical activities. Proceedings of the Royal Society

20. Niehaus AC & Wilson RS. In press. Integrating conservation biology into the development of automated vehicle technology to reduce animal-vehicle collisions. Conservation Letters

19. Amir Abdul Nasir AF, Cameron SF, von Hippel FA, Postlethwait J, Niehaus AC, Blomberg S, Wilson RS. In press. Manganese accumulates in the brain of northern quolls (Dasyurus hallucatus) living near an active mine. Environmental Pollution. DOI: /10.1016/j.envpol.2017.10.088

18. Charters JE, Heiniger J, Clemente CJ, Cameron SF, Amir Abdul Nasir AF, Niehaus AC & Wilson RS. In press. Multidimensional analyses of physical performance reveal a size dependent trade-off between suites of traits. Functional Ecology

17. Ellis WA, FitzGibbon SI, Barth BJ, Niehaus AC, et al. 2016. Daylight savings time can decrease the frequency of wildlife‐vehicle collisions. Biology Letters. DOI: 10.1098/rsbl.2016.0632

16. Wilson RS, James RS, David G, Hermann E, Morgan OJ, Niehaus AC, Hunter A & Smith, M. 2016. Multivariate analyses of individual variation in soccer skill as a tool for talent identification and development: utilizing evolutionary theory in sports science. Journal of Sports Sciences 34:2074‐2086.

15. Wheatley R, Angilletta MJ, Niehaus AC & Wilson RS. 2016 How fast should an animal run when escaping? An optimality model based on the trade-off between speed and accuracy. Integrative and Comparative Biology 55:1166‐1175.

14. Wilson RS, Niehaus AC, David GK, Hunter A and Smith M. 2013. Does individual quality mask the detection of performance trade-offs? A test using analyses of human physical performance. Journal of Experimental Biology 271: 545-551.

13. Prates I, Angilletta MJ, Wilson RS, Niehaus AC, Navas CA. 2013. Dehydration hardly slows hopping toads (Rhinella granulosa) from xeric and mesic environments. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 86(4): 451-457.

12. Niehaus AC, Wilson RS, Storm JJ & Angilletta MJ. 2012. Fall field crickets did not acclimate to simulated seasonal changes in temperature. Journal of Comparative Physiology B 182(2): 199-207.

11. Niehaus AC, Angilletta MJ, Sears M, Franklin CE & Wilson RS. 2012. Predicting the performance of ectotherms in fluctuating thermal environments. Journal of Experimental Biology 215:694-701.

10. Niehaus AC, Wilson RS, Seebacher F & Franklin CE. 2011. Striped marsh frog (Limnodynastes peronii) tadpoles do not acclimate metabolic performance to thermal variability. Journal of Experimental Biology 214: 1965-1970.

9. Wilson RS, Condon CH, David G, FitzGibbon SI, Niehaus AC & Pratt K. 2010. Females prefer athletes, males fear the disadvantaged: different signals used in female choice and male competition have varied consequences. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B 277: 1923-1928.

8. Wilson RS, Niehaus AC, White J, Rasmussen A, Kuchel L. 2009. Using video documentary-making to enhance learning in large first year Biology classes. Integrative and Comparative Biology 49:E325. 

7. Angilletta MJ, Wilson RS, Niehaus AC & Ribiero P. 2008. The fast and the fractalous: tradeoffs between running speed and manoeuvrability in leaf-cutter ants. Functional Ecology 22:78-83

6. Angilletta, MJ, Wilson RS, Niehaus AC, Sears M, Navas CM & Ribeiro P. 2007. Urban physiology: City ants possess greater thermal tolerance. PLoS ONE 2(2): e258.

5. Niehaus AC, Wilson RS & Franklin CE. 2006. Short- and long-term consequences of thermal variation in the larval environment of anurans. Journal of Animal Ecology 75(3): 686-692.

4. Niehaus AC & Ydenberg RC. 2006. Ecological factors associated with the migratory phenology of high-latitude breeding Western Sandpipers. Polar Biology 30:11-17.

3. Ydenberg RC, Niehaus AC, & Lank DL. 2005. Interannual differences in the relative timing of southward migration of male and female western sandpipers (Calidris mauri). Naturwissenshaften 92: 332-335.

2. Niehaus AC, Ruthrauff DR, & McCaffery BJ. 2004. Predator attraction to Western Sandpiper nest exclosures. Waterbirds 27(1): 79-82.

1. Niehaus AC, Heard SB, Hendrix SD & Hillis SL. 2003. Measuring edge effects on nest predation in forest fragments: Do finch and quail eggs tell different stories? American Midland Naturalist 149: 335- 343.