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Associate Professor James Wallman 

James Wallman

PhD University of Adelaide, BSc (Hons) University of Adelaide, BSc University of Adelaide.

Email:                     jwallman@uow.edu.au
Lab / Phone:      
B15.G08 / +61 2 4221 4117
Office / Phone:  B35.G19C / +61 2 4221 3013  

Position 

  • Associate Professor
  • Head of School

Research Interests

  • Evolution and biology of Diptera, especially Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae
  • Forensic entomology 

Representative Publications

Wallman JF (2001) Third-instar larvae of common carrion-breeding blowflies of the genus Calliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in South Australia. Invertebrate Taxonomy 15: 37-51.

Wallman JF, Leys R & Hogendoorn K (2005) Molecular systematics of Australian carrion-breeding blowflies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) based on mitochondrial DNA. Invertebrate Systematics 19: 1-15.

Nelson LA, Dowton M & Wallman JF (2009) Thermal attributes of Chrysomya species.  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 133, 260-275. 

Johnson AP, Mikac K & Wallman JF (2013) Thermogenesis in decomposing carcasses. Forensic Science International 231: 271-277. 

Meiklejohn KA, Wallman JF, Pape T, Cameron SL & Dowton M (2013) Utility of COI, CAD and morphological data for resolving relationships within the genus Sarcophaga (sensu lato) (Diptera: Sarcophagidae): a preliminary study. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 69: 133-141.  

Jones SD, Byrne PG & Wallman JF (2014) Mating success is predicted by the interplay between multiple male and female traits in the small hairy maggot blowfly. Animal Behaviour 97: 193-200.

Searchable publications


Current Students

PhD

  • Nathan Butterworth – chemoreception in flies
  • Nikolas Johnston – systematics of Sarcophagidae
     

Recent Graduates

  • Nathan Butterworth - BMedBiotech (Hons)
  • Aidan Johnson - PhD
  • Stephanie Jones - BMedBiotech (Hons)
  • Christopher Kavazos - BSc (Hons)
  • Kelly Meiklejohn - PhD
  • Christina Mullany - BSc (Hons)
  • Jay Perry - BMedBiotech (Hons)

Abbreviated CV

Academic Degrees

  • 1999 Ph.D. (entomology), The University of Adelaide.
  • 1991 B.Sc. (Hons) (zoology), The University of Adelaide.
  • 1990 B.Sc. (zoology and botany), The University of Adelaide.
     

Academic and Research Appointments

  • 2015- Head, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong.
  • 2014-15 Head of Students, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong.
  • 2013-2014 Sub-Dean, Faculty of Science, Medicine and Health, University of Wollongong.
  • 2012- Present Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong.
  • 2006 - 2011 Senior Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong.
  • 2001-2005 Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong.
  • 1999-2001 Associate Lecturer, Department of Environmental Biology, The University of Adelaide.
  • 1994-1998 Associate Lecturer, Department of Zoology, The University of Adelaide.
  • 1991-1993 Tutor, Department of Zoology, The University of Adelaide.
     

Awards

  • 2011  Australian Learning and Teaching Council: Citation for Outstanding Contribution to Student Learning
  • 2011  Australian College of Educators: Recognition Award for Contribution to Tertiary and Outreach Teaching
  • 2005 Faculty of Science Award for Outstanding Contribution to Teaching and Learning, University of Wollongong
  • 1999 Dean's Certificate of Merit for Excellence in Teaching, Faculty of Science, The University of Adelaide.
     

Professional Affiliations

  • Fellow of the Faculty of Science of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia
  • Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society of London
  • Fellow of the Royal Society of South Australia
  • Member of the Australian Entomological Society
  • Member of the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (National Secretary)
  • Member of the Entomological Society of New South Wales
  • Member of the European Association for Forensic Entomology
  • Member of the North American Forensic Entomology Association
  • Member of the Royal Society of New South Wales
  • Member of the Society of Australian Systematic Biologists

 

Last reviewed: 7 January, 2016