Shine Lab

Rick Shine - Funded Research Awards

Australian Research Council

Year Amount Title
1980-1985 $70,727 Reproductive strategies of reptiles
1984-1986 $97,155 Evolution of elapid snakes (with Dr. H.G. Cogger)
1986-1988 $106,518 Evolutionary causes of sexual dimorphism
1989-1991 $155,000 Evolutionary causes of sexual dimorphism
1989-1991 $133,300 Effects of tropical seasonality on reptile populations
1990-1992 $160,000 Evolution of reptilian viviparity
1992-1994 $480,000 Special Investigator Award
1994 $24,000 Costs of reproduction in lizards
1994 $10,640 Infrastructure C - reptile enclosures (plus $10,000 matching funds, University of Sydney)
1995-1997 $610,000 Special Investigator Award
1995-1997 $24,390 Ecology of eastern brownsnakes 
1996-1998 $197,000 Sustainable harvesting of Indonesian reptiles 
1998-2000 $120,000 Forestry practices and endangered snakes - APA (Industry)
1998-2000 $443,500 Determinants of life-history variation
1998-2000 $385,500 Evolutionary ecology of snakes 
2000-2002 $90,000 Seasonality of breeding in tropical snakes
2001-2003 $524,000 The evolutionary role of phenotypic plasticity 
2002-2006 $932,000 Evolutionary ecology of snakes and lizards, including Australian Professorial Fellowship
2003-2007 $925,000 Ecological and evolutionary impacts of toxic prey (with Dr. J.K. Webb)
2003-2005 $42,000 Influence of energy intake on reproduction (with Dr. X. Bonnet)
2005 $150,000 Participant in LIEF grant for evolutionary immunology (led by Dr. Mats Olsson)
2005-2009 $1,500,000 Participant in research network on biodiversity (led by Dr. Bob Hill)
2006-2010 $3,150,000 Ecology and evolution in dynamic systems, including Federation Fellowship
2006-2007 $100,000 Invasive Animals Co-operative Research Centre
2007-2009 $503,683 Predicting cane toad impact in the Kimberley Region (Linkage, with WA DEC, Australian Government DEH, and Australian Reptile Park
2007-2010 $879,000 Novel approaches to understanding and controlling invasive toads
2007-2011 $773,060 Understanding and reversing the habitat shifts that have endangered the broad-headed snake (Linkage, with NSW DEC, Zoos Victoria, Forests NSW, and Australian Reptile Park)
2009-2012 $900,000 Roles of stress and immunocompetence in biological invasions (with Dr. B. L. Phillips)
2010-2014 $625,000 Teaching toad-aversion to predators (Linkage, with WA Dept of Environment and Conservation, Territory Wildlife Park)
2011-2016 $530,000 Cane toad ecology on the southern invasion front (Linkage, with Australian WEildlife Conservancy, Foundation for Australia’s Most Endangered Species Inc, Lismore City Council, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage, Northern Rivers Catchment Management Authority, Tweed Shire Council)
2013-2017 $2,175,000 Evolution in invasions, including Laureate Fellowship
2013-2015 $450,000 Demographic elasticities in population management

Other Grants

Year Amount Title
1982-1984 $23,940 Office of the Supervising Scientist for the Alligator Rivers Region
1984 $3,600 Ian Potter Foundation
1985 $500 Linnean Society of New South Wales
1986 $500 Ian Potter Foundation
1986 $2,000 Australian Geographic Scientific Research Fund
1986 $9,000 CSIRO - University of Sydney Joint Research Fund
1988 $400 Linnean Society of New South Wales
1989 $400 Ian Potter Foundation
1990 $5,371 Department of Industry, Technology and Commerce
1992 $8,750 National Geographic Society
1994 $6,000 University of Sydney Research Grants
1996-1997 $5,000 Australia and Pacific Science Foundation
1998-1999 $5,000 Australia and Pacific Science Foundation
2000 $16,260 National Geographic Society
2001 $34,000 University of Sydney Research Grants
2002-2003 $60,000 University of Sydney Research Grants
2004 $5,000 Graeme Caughley Fellowship
2004 $141,634 Australian Government Department of Environment and Heritage
2005 $22,000 University of Sydney Research and Development
2008-2009 $300,000 Western Australian Department of Environment and Conservation
2008-2010 $30,000 Blue Mountains City Council
2009 $223,000 Caring For Our Country (Australian Government)
2010 $40,000 Invasive Species CRC
2010-2011 $621,000 Caring For Our Country (Australian Government)
2012-2013 $275,000 Ecology of montane swamps (Centennial Coal)
2013-2014 $110,000 Cane toad dispersal and impact (National Environmental Research Program)