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Details of Dr. Julia Sigwart   


Gender female
Job title Director
Department Marine Laboratory
Queen's University, Belfast ( QUB)
Belfast BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland
BT22 1LS
Regions Sea of Azov
English Channel
Nationality United States
Tel +44 (0) 28 4272 7804
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Website http://www.qub.ac.uk/qml
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Degree PhD
Job type Teaching/Education , Research
Research Area(s) Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine and Coastal Engineering , Biological Oceanography, Marine Ecology , Fisheries, Aquaculture , Marine and Coastal Engineering
Research Region 71, 36, 72, 84, 68
Working languages English
Skills/Expertise biodiversity, taxonomy, marine invertebrates, Mollusca, Polyplacophora, phylogenetics, anatomy, physiology
PUBLICATIONS (as reported by Dr. Julia SIGWART)

Sumner-Rooney, L.H., J.A. Murray, S.D. Cain, and J.D. Sigwart. [2014] Do chitons have a compass? Evidence for magnetic sensitivity in Polyplacophora. Journal of Natural History. doi: 10.1080/00222933.2014.959574
Kunc, H.P., G.N. Lyons*, J.D. Sigwart, K.E. McLaughlin, J.D.R. Houghton, [2014] Anthropogenic noise affects behaviour across sensory modalities. American Naturalist. 84: www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/677545
Sigwart, J.D., L. Sumner-Rooney, E. Schwabe, M. Hess, G. Brennan, M. Schroedl. [2014] A new sensory organ in ?primitive? molluscs (Polyplacophora: Lepidopleurida), and its context in the nervous system of chitons. Frontiers in Zoology. Article ID 11:7
Sigwart, J.D., N. Carey and P.J. Orr. [2014] How subtle are the biases that shape the fidelity of the fossil record? A test using marine molluscs. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology. 403: 119?127
Calderwood*, J., N.E. O?Connor, J.D. Sigwart and D. Roberts. [2014] Determining optimal duration of seed translocation periods for benthic mussel (Mytilus edulis) cultivation using physiological and behavioural measures of stress. Aquaculture. doi: 10.1016/j.aquaculture.2014.08.023
Carey, N. and J.D. Sigwart. [2014] Size matters: body size modulates responses to ocean acidification and temperature. Biology Letters. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2014.0408
Sigwart, J.D., C. Todt, A. Scheltema. [2014] Who are the ?Aculifera?? Journal of Natural History, 48, 2733-2738
Grazing under experimental hypercapnia and elevated temperature does not affect the radula of a chiton (Mollusca, Polyplacophora, Lepidopleurida). [2014] Marine Environmental Research. doi: 10.1016/j.marenvres.2014.05.004
Sumner-Rooney, L.H., S.D. Cain, G.P. Brennan and J.D. Sigwart. [2014] A test for mucus removal in the chiton Lepidochitona cinerea (Linnaeus, 1767) (Polyplacophora: Chitonida: Ischnochitonidae). The Veliger. 51(4): 261?264.
Carey, N, S. Dupont, B. Lundve, and J.D. Sigwart. [2014] One size fits all: stability of metabolic scaling under warming and ocean acidification in echinoderms. Marine Biology. doi:10.1007/s00227-014-2493-8

Created: 2014-12-03 Last Updated: 2016-06-16