Arif, S. & Massey, M. D. Perspectives on Teaching from Early-Career Scientists: Graduate Students as Teachers. Submitted to the Journal of College Science Teaching.

Herpetofauna as model organisms for thermal physiology. [White paper]

Massey, M. D., & Hutchings, J. A. Thermal variability during ectotherm incubation: a review and synthesis. [Review]

Geophagy in hatchling Chelydra serpentina and Chrysemys picta. [Study]


Published or in Press

Rollinson, N., Massey, M. D., Meron, M. 2019. A low cost, low effort technique to quantify key life cycle events in nests of oviparous vertebrates. In press. Journal of Herpetology.

Massey, M. D., Congdon, J.D., Rollinson, N. 2019. First evidence of metabolic heating in a freshwater turtle, the snapping turtle. In press. Chelonian Conservation and Biology.

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 

Massey, M. D., Holt, S., Brooks, R. J., Rollinson, N. 2018. Measurement and modelling of primary sex ratios for species with temperature-dependent sex determination. Journal of Experimental Biology, jeb.190215. [PDF]

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]


Service as a Reviewer

Canadian Journal of Zoology

Biological Journal of the Linnean Society

Integrative Zoology


Chelonian Conservation and Biology


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