University of St Andrews
 
 

Dr Ailsa Hall
Senior Research Scientist, Acting Director SMRU

Scottish Oceans Institute
East Sands
University of St Andrews
St Andrews
Fife
KY16 8LB
UK

Research Interests include:

  • Factors affecting survival in marine mammals, particularly disease, exposure to toxins, contaminants and endocrine disrupters.
  • Epidemiology and risk assessment
  • Immune function and fitness.
  • Respiratory and endocrine physiology.

 

Publications

Jensen, S-K, Nymo, IH, Forcada, J , Hall, A & Godfroid, J 2013, ' Brucella antibody seroprevalence in Antarctic seals ( Arctocephalus gazella, Leptonychotes weddellii and Mirounga leonina ) ' Diseases of Aquatic Organisms , vol 105, no. 3, pp. 175-181.
Thompson, D , Hall, AJ , Lonergan, M , McConnell, BJ & Northridge, S 2013, Current state of knowledge of effects of offshore renewable energy generation devices on marine mammals & research requirements: Report to Scottish Government Marine Mammal Scientific Support Research Programme MMSS/001/11 . Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
Paterson, WD , Redman, P , Hiby, L, Moss, S , Hall, AJ & Pomeroy, P 2013, ' Pup to adult photo-ID: evidence of pelage stability in gray seals ' Marine Mammal Science , vol 29, no. 4, pp. E537–E541.
Bennett, KA , Fedak, M , Moss, SEW , Pomeroy, P , Speakman, JR & Hall, AJ 2013, ' The role of glucocorticoids in naturally fasting grey seal (Halichoerus grypus) pups: dexamethasone stimulates mass loss and protein utilisation, but not departure from the colony ' Journal of Experimental Biology , vol 216, no. 6, pp. 984-991.
Brock, PM , Hall, AJ , Goodman, SJ, Cruz, M & Acevedo-Whitehouse, K 2013, ' Applying the tools of ecological immunology to conservation: a test case in the Galapagos sea lion ' Animal Conservation , vol 16, no. 1, pp. 19-31.
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