Emeritus Professor Ian Hume

A08 - Heydon-Laurence Building
The University of Sydney

Selected grants

2006

  • Threatened Macropod survey in the Blackall District; Hume I; Queensland Environmental Protection Authority/Research project.

2002

  • Determination of bandicoot diet choice by stable isotope analysis; Hume I; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2001

  • Protein requirements for bandicoots and bilbies; Hume I; DVC Research/Research and Development Scheme: Research and Development (R&D).

2000

  • Integrating food ingestive behaviour and digestive tract function in macropodid marsupials; Hume I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Biology and management of Koala habitat; Hume I; Electricity Commission of NSW/Research Project Support.
  • Reintroduction of Yellow-footed Rock wallabies: effects of environmental conditions and competition with Euros. Phases 1 & 2; Hume I; Queensland Department of Environment/Research Grant.
  • Selective retention of digesta in the caecum: its role in the nutrition of folivorous marsupials; Hume I; Australian Research Council (ARC)/Large Research Grants (LRG).
  • Patterns of dispersal of juveniles within a koala population in agricultural habitat in New South Wales; Hume I; Australian Koala Foundation/Research Program.

Selected publications

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Edited Books

  • Armati, P., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2006). Marsupials. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]

Book Chapters

  • Lentle, R., Hume, I. (2010). Mesial drift and mesial shift in the molars of four species of wallaby: the influence of chewing mechanics on tooth movement in a group of species with an unusual mode of jaw action. In Graeme Coulson, Mark Eldridge (Eds.), Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies & Rat-kangaroos, (pp. 127-136). Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Hume, I. (2006). Nutrition and digestion. In P Armati, C Dickman, I Hume (Eds.), Marsupials, (pp. 137-158). Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Hume, I. (2005). Concepts of digestive efficiency. In J.M. Stark and T. Wang (Eds.), Physiological and ecological adaptations to feeding in vertebrates, (pp. 43-58). Enfield: Science Publishers Inc.
  • Hume, I., Gibson, L., Lapidge, S. (2004). Conservation Of Australian Arid-Zone Marsupials. In Malcolm S Gordon, Soraya M. Bartol (Eds.), Experimental approaches to conservation biology, (pp. 122-131). Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • Hume, I. (2003). Nutrition of carnivorous marsupials. In Jones, Dickman, Archer (Eds.), Predators with Pouches, (pp. 221-228). Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

Journals

  • Heldmaier, G., Carey, H., Hume, I. (2014). 90 Years Journal of Comparative Physiology. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 184(1), 1-3. [More Information]
  • Clauss, M., Hume, I., Hummel, J. (2010). Evolutionary adaptations of ruminants and their potential relevance for modern production systems. Animal, 4(7), 979-992. [More Information]
  • Munn, A., Clissold, F., Tarszisz, E., Kimpton, K., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2009). Hindgut Plasticity in Wallabies Fed Hay either Unchopped or Ground and Pelleted: Fiber Is Not the Only Factor. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 82(3), 270-279. [More Information]
  • KROCKENBERGER, A., Hume, I. (2007). A flexible digestive strategy accommodates the nutritional demands of reproduction in a free-living folivore, the Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). Functional Ecology, 21(4), 748-756. [More Information]
  • Parker, B., Hume, I., Boles, W. (2007). Diet of breeding wedge-tailed eagles Aquila audax in south-central Queensland. Corella, 31(2), 50-62. [More Information]
  • Munn, A., Banks, P., Hume, I. (2006). Digestive plasticity of the small intestine and the fermentative hindgut in a marsupial herbivore, the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Australian Journal of Zoology, 54(4), 287-291. [More Information]
  • Munn, A., Dawson, T., Hume, I. (2006). Endogenous nitrogen excretion by red kangaroos (Macropus rufus): Effects of animal age and forage quality. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 79(2), 424-436. [More Information]
  • Barboza, P., Hume, I. (2006). Physiology of intermittent feeding: Integrating responses of vertebrates to nutritional deficit and excess. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 79(2), 250-264. [More Information]
  • Burchfield, E., Agar, N., Hume, I. (2005). Effects of terpenes and tannins on some physiological and biochemical parameters in two species of phalangerid possums (Marsupialia: Phalangeridae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(6), 395-402. [More Information]
  • Young, V., Hume, I. (2005). Nitrogen requirements and urea recycling in an omnivorous marsupial, the northern brown bandicoot Isoodon macrourus. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 78(3), 456-467. [More Information]
  • Hume, I. (2005). Nutrition of marsupials in captivity. International Zoo Yearbook, 39(1), 117-132.
  • Thums, M., Klaassen, M., Hume, I. (2005). Seasonal changes in the diet of the long-nosed bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) assessed by analysis of faecal scats and of stable isotopes in blood. Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(2), 87-93. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2005). The temporal organisation of the feeding behaviour of four species of wallaby: examining chronobiological and homeostatic influences. Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(2), 117-129. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Stafford, K., Hume, I. (2004). A Comparison Of The Gross Gastrointestinal Morphology Of Genetically-Similar Tammar Wallabies (Macropus Eugenii) From Different Nutritional Environments. Australian Journal of Zoology, 52(4), 437-445. [More Information]
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I. (2004). Aspects Of The Ecophysiology And Dietary Strategy Of The Greater Bilby Macrotis Lagotis: A Review. Australian Mammalogy, 26(2), 179-183.
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Comparison of tooth morphology and wear patterns in four species of wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(1), 61-79. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Comparisons of indices of molar progression and dental function of brush-tailed rock-wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) with tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(3), 259-269. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2003). Differences in renal and alimentary water conservation account for differences in the distribution of tammar and parma wallabies on Kawau Island, New Zealand. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(4), 371-385. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Haslett, S., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B. (2003). Foraging behaviour in tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(3), 297-305. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Molar progression and tooth wear in tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(2), 137-151. [More Information]
  • Thums, M., Hume, I., Gibson, L. (2003). Seasonal energetics of the long-nosed bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) in coastal New South Wales. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(2), 129-136. [More Information]
  • Irlbeck, N., Hume, I. (2003). The role of acacia in the diets of Australian marsupials - a review. Australian Mammalogy, 25(2), 121-134.
  • Hume, I. (2002). Digestive strategies of mammals. Current Zoology (Dongwu Xuebao - Formerly: Acta Zoologica Sinica), 48(1), 1-19.
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I., Mcrae, P. (2002). Ecophysiology and nutritional niche of the bilby (Macrotis lagotis), an omnivorous marsupial from inland Australia: a review. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 133(3), 843-847. [More Information]
  • Bladon, R., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2002). Effects of habitat fragmentation on the demography, movements and social organisation of the eastern pygmy-possum (Cercartetus nanus) in northern New South Wales. Wildlife Research, 29(1), 105-116. [More Information]
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I. (2002). Nitrogen requirement of the omnivorous Greater Bilby, Macrotis lagotis (Marsupialia: Peramelidae). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 75(1), 48-56. [More Information]
  • Hume, I., Beiglbock, C., Ruf, T., Frey-Roos, F., Bruns, U., Arnold, W. (2002). Seasonal changes in morphology and function of the gastrointestinal tract of free-living alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 172(3), 197-207. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Kennedy, M., Stafford, K., Potter, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2002). The histology and morphometrics of the major salivary glands of four species of wallabies (Marsupialia: Macropodiae) from Kawau Island, New Zealand. Journal of Zoology, 257(3), 403-410. [More Information]
  • Hume, I., Pei, Y., Wang, D. (2001). Effects of dietary fibre on digesta passage, nutrient digestibility, and gastrointestinal tract morphology in the granivorous Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 74, 742-749.
  • Hume, I., Pei, Y., Wang, D. (2001). Selective digesta retention and coprophagy in Brandt's vole (Microtus brandti). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 171, 457-464. [More Information]
  • Hume, I., Allen, L. (2001). The Maintenance Nitrogen Requirement of the Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 74, 366-375.

2014

  • Heldmaier, G., Carey, H., Hume, I. (2014). 90 Years Journal of Comparative Physiology. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 184(1), 1-3. [More Information]

2010

  • Clauss, M., Hume, I., Hummel, J. (2010). Evolutionary adaptations of ruminants and their potential relevance for modern production systems. Animal, 4(7), 979-992. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I. (2010). Mesial drift and mesial shift in the molars of four species of wallaby: the influence of chewing mechanics on tooth movement in a group of species with an unusual mode of jaw action. In Graeme Coulson, Mark Eldridge (Eds.), Macropods: The Biology of Kangaroos, Wallabies & Rat-kangaroos, (pp. 127-136). Victoria, Australia: CSIRO Publishing.

2009

  • Munn, A., Clissold, F., Tarszisz, E., Kimpton, K., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2009). Hindgut Plasticity in Wallabies Fed Hay either Unchopped or Ground and Pelleted: Fiber Is Not the Only Factor. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 82(3), 270-279. [More Information]

2007

  • KROCKENBERGER, A., Hume, I. (2007). A flexible digestive strategy accommodates the nutritional demands of reproduction in a free-living folivore, the Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus). Functional Ecology, 21(4), 748-756. [More Information]
  • Parker, B., Hume, I., Boles, W. (2007). Diet of breeding wedge-tailed eagles Aquila audax in south-central Queensland. Corella, 31(2), 50-62. [More Information]

2006

  • Munn, A., Banks, P., Hume, I. (2006). Digestive plasticity of the small intestine and the fermentative hindgut in a marsupial herbivore, the tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Australian Journal of Zoology, 54(4), 287-291. [More Information]
  • Munn, A., Dawson, T., Hume, I. (2006). Endogenous nitrogen excretion by red kangaroos (Macropus rufus): Effects of animal age and forage quality. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 79(2), 424-436. [More Information]
  • Armati, P., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2006). Marsupials. Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press. [More Information]
  • Hume, I. (2006). Nutrition and digestion. In P Armati, C Dickman, I Hume (Eds.), Marsupials, (pp. 137-158). Cambridge UK: Cambridge University Press.
  • Barboza, P., Hume, I. (2006). Physiology of intermittent feeding: Integrating responses of vertebrates to nutritional deficit and excess. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 79(2), 250-264. [More Information]

2005

  • Hume, I. (2005). Concepts of digestive efficiency. In J.M. Stark and T. Wang (Eds.), Physiological and ecological adaptations to feeding in vertebrates, (pp. 43-58). Enfield: Science Publishers Inc.
  • Burchfield, E., Agar, N., Hume, I. (2005). Effects of terpenes and tannins on some physiological and biochemical parameters in two species of phalangerid possums (Marsupialia: Phalangeridae). Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(6), 395-402. [More Information]
  • Young, V., Hume, I. (2005). Nitrogen requirements and urea recycling in an omnivorous marsupial, the northern brown bandicoot Isoodon macrourus. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 78(3), 456-467. [More Information]
  • Hume, I. (2005). Nutrition of marsupials in captivity. International Zoo Yearbook, 39(1), 117-132.
  • Thums, M., Klaassen, M., Hume, I. (2005). Seasonal changes in the diet of the long-nosed bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) assessed by analysis of faecal scats and of stable isotopes in blood. Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(2), 87-93. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2005). The temporal organisation of the feeding behaviour of four species of wallaby: examining chronobiological and homeostatic influences. Australian Journal of Zoology, 53(2), 117-129. [More Information]

2004

  • Lentle, R., Stafford, K., Hume, I. (2004). A Comparison Of The Gross Gastrointestinal Morphology Of Genetically-Similar Tammar Wallabies (Macropus Eugenii) From Different Nutritional Environments. Australian Journal of Zoology, 52(4), 437-445. [More Information]
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I. (2004). Aspects Of The Ecophysiology And Dietary Strategy Of The Greater Bilby Macrotis Lagotis: A Review. Australian Mammalogy, 26(2), 179-183.
  • Hume, I., Gibson, L., Lapidge, S. (2004). Conservation Of Australian Arid-Zone Marsupials. In Malcolm S Gordon, Soraya M. Bartol (Eds.), Experimental approaches to conservation biology, (pp. 122-131). Berkeley: University of California Press.

2003

  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Comparison of tooth morphology and wear patterns in four species of wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(1), 61-79. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Comparisons of indices of molar progression and dental function of brush-tailed rock-wallabies (Petrogale penicillata) with tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(3), 259-269. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2003). Differences in renal and alimentary water conservation account for differences in the distribution of tammar and parma wallabies on Kawau Island, New Zealand. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(4), 371-385. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Haslett, S., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Springett, B. (2003). Foraging behaviour in tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(3), 297-305. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Stafford, K., Kennedy, M., Haslett, S., Springett, B. (2003). Molar progression and tooth wear in tammar (Macropus eugenii) and parma (Macropus parma) wallabies. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(2), 137-151. [More Information]
  • Hume, I. (2003). Nutrition of carnivorous marsupials. In Jones, Dickman, Archer (Eds.), Predators with Pouches, (pp. 221-228). Australia: CSIRO Publishing.
  • Thums, M., Hume, I., Gibson, L. (2003). Seasonal energetics of the long-nosed bandicoot (Perameles nasuta) in coastal New South Wales. Australian Journal of Zoology, 51(2), 129-136. [More Information]
  • Irlbeck, N., Hume, I. (2003). The role of acacia in the diets of Australian marsupials - a review. Australian Mammalogy, 25(2), 121-134.

2002

  • Hume, I. (2002). Digestive strategies of mammals. Current Zoology (Dongwu Xuebao - Formerly: Acta Zoologica Sinica), 48(1), 1-19.
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I., Mcrae, P. (2002). Ecophysiology and nutritional niche of the bilby (Macrotis lagotis), an omnivorous marsupial from inland Australia: a review. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part A, 133(3), 843-847. [More Information]
  • Bladon, R., Dickman, C., Hume, I. (2002). Effects of habitat fragmentation on the demography, movements and social organisation of the eastern pygmy-possum (Cercartetus nanus) in northern New South Wales. Wildlife Research, 29(1), 105-116. [More Information]
  • Gibson, L., Hume, I. (2002). Nitrogen requirement of the omnivorous Greater Bilby, Macrotis lagotis (Marsupialia: Peramelidae). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 75(1), 48-56. [More Information]
  • Hume, I., Beiglbock, C., Ruf, T., Frey-Roos, F., Bruns, U., Arnold, W. (2002). Seasonal changes in morphology and function of the gastrointestinal tract of free-living alpine marmots (Marmota marmota). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 172(3), 197-207. [More Information]
  • Lentle, R., Hume, I., Kennedy, M., Stafford, K., Potter, M., Springett, B., Haslett, S. (2002). The histology and morphometrics of the major salivary glands of four species of wallabies (Marsupialia: Macropodiae) from Kawau Island, New Zealand. Journal of Zoology, 257(3), 403-410. [More Information]

2001

  • Hume, I., Pei, Y., Wang, D. (2001). Effects of dietary fibre on digesta passage, nutrient digestibility, and gastrointestinal tract morphology in the granivorous Mongolian Gerbil (Meriones unguiculatus). Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 74, 742-749.
  • Hume, I., Pei, Y., Wang, D. (2001). Selective digesta retention and coprophagy in Brandt's vole (Microtus brandti). Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 171, 457-464. [More Information]
  • Hume, I., Allen, L. (2001). The Maintenance Nitrogen Requirement of the Zebra Finch Taeniopygia guttata. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology: ecological and evolutionary approaches, 74, 366-375.

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