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Publications: Welcome


Nanglu, K., many other most excellent friends & colleagues, and myself somewhere in the list. "The nature of science: the fundamental role of natural history in ecology, evolution, conservation, and education". Submitted to Biological Reviews BRV-08-2022-0245. [A collaborative piece on the importance of natural history for science and society.]

Massey, M. D. and Dalziel, A. C. Parental early life environments drive transgenerational plasticity of offspring metabolism in a freshwater fish (Danio rerio). Accepted in Biology Letters RSBL-2023-0266.

Grigg, A., Hutchings, J. A., Lowi-Merri, T., & *Massey, M. D. Morphological plastic changes induced by thermal variability in Zebrafish (Danio rerio). Accepted in the Journal of Fish Biology JFB-MS-22-0598. [*Supervision of undergraduate student thesis - amazing work Annie!]

Publications: Experience

Published or in Press

14. Arif, S, & Massey, M. D. 2023. Reducing bias in experimental ecology through directed acyclic graphs. Ecology and Evolution, e9947. [Read open-access here!]

13. Massey, M. D., Fredericks, M. K., Malloy, D., Arif, S., and Hutchings, J. A. Differential reproductive plasticity under thermal variability in a freshwater fish (Danio rerio). Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 289: 0220751. [Free to read here!

12. Massey, M., Arif, S., Embuldeniya, S., Nanglu, K., and Bielawski, J. 2022. 10 Simple Rules for Succeeding as an Underrepresented STEM Undergraduate. PLoS Comput Biol 18(6): e1010101. [Read here!]

11. Arif, S. & Massey, M. D. 2022. Perspectives on Teaching from Early-Career Scientists: Graduate Students as Teachers. Journal of College Science Teaching. 51(4): 15-20. [Read here].

10. Arif, S., Massey, M.D., Klinard, N., Charbonneau, J., Jabre, L., Gaitor, D., Martins, A., Kirton, R., & Nanglu, K. 2021. 10 Simple Rules for Supporting Underrepresented Students. PLoS Comput Biol 17(9): e1009313. [Read here!]

9. Massey, M. D., Arif, S., Albury, C., Cluney, V. 2021. Ecology and evolutionary biology must elevate BIPOC scholars. Ecology Letters, 24: 913-919. [PDF]

8. Terebiznik, M., Moldowan, P. D., Leivesley, J. A., Massey, M. D., Lacroix, C., Connoy, J., Rollinson, R. 2020. Hatchling turtles ingest natural and artifical incubation substrates at high frequency. Behavioural Ecology and Sociobiology, 74:130. [Link]

7. Massey, M. D., & Hutchings, J. A. 2020. Thermal variability during ectotherm incubation: a review and synthesis. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A. 335(1):59-71. [Read here].

6. Taylor, E., Diele-Viegas, L. M., Gangloff, E., Hall, J., Halpern, B., Massey, M. D., Rödder, D., Rollinson, N., Spears, S., Sun, B.-J., Telemeco, R. The Thermal Ecology and Physiology of Reptiles and Amphibians: A User’s Guide. Journal of Experimental Zoology Part A, 2020: 1-32. [PDF]

5. Rollinson, N., Massey, M. D., Meron, M. 2019. A low-cost, efficient, and precise technique to quantify key life cycle events in nests of oviparous reptiles.  Journal of Herpetology, 53(4): 302-309. [PDF]

4. Massey, M. D., Congdon, J.D., Rollinson, N. 2019. First evidence of metabolic heating in a freshwater turtle, the snapping turtle. Chelonian Conservation and Biology, 18(2): 145-152. [PDF]

3. Rouleau, C.*, Massey, M. D. *, Rollinson, N. 2019. Temperature does not affect hatch timing in snapping turtles (Chelydra serpentina). In press. Journal of Herpetology. [PDF]
Author contribution was equal 

2. Massey, M. D., Holt, S., Brooks, R. J., Rollinson, N. 2019. Measurement and modelling of primary sex ratios for species with temperature-dependent sex determination. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.190215. [PDF]

1. Rollinson N., Holt S., Massey, M. D., Holt R.C., Nancekivell E.G., Brooks R.J. 2018. A new method of estimating thermal performance of embryonic development rate yields accurate prediction of embryonic age in wild reptile nests. Journal of Thermal Biology, 74: 187-194. [PDF]

Publications: Experience

Service as a Reviewer

Canadian Journal of Zoology

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Integrative Zoology


Chelonian Conservation and Biology


Journal of Comparative Physiology B

Publications: Experience
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