Professor Frank Carrick

Professorial Research Fellow

Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation
Sustainable Minerals Institute
f.carrick@uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 64021

Overview

Marsupial & monotreme Biology & Ecology (particularly Koalas & Platypuses).

Frank Carrick is a Professorial Research Fellow in the Centre for Mined Land Rehabilitation and heads The University of Queensland Koala Study Program.

Qualifications

  • PhD, University of New South Wales
  • BSc, University of New South Wales

Publications

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Supervision

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Publications

Book

Book Chapter

  • Carrick, Francis N., Grant, T. R. and Temple-Smith, P.D. (2008). Family Ornithorhynchidae: Platypus. In Steve van Dyck and Ronald Strahan (Ed.), The Mammals of Australia 3rd ed. (pp. 32-35) Chatswood, N.S.W.: Reed New Holland Publishers.

  • Augee, M.L., Carrick, Francis N., Grant, T.R. and Temple-Smith, P.D. (2008). Order Monotremata Platypus and Echnidnas. In Steve van Dyck and Ronald Strahan (Ed.), The Mammals of Australia 3rd ed. (pp. 30-31) Sydney, N.S.W.: Reed New Holland.

  • Augee, M. L., Carrick, F. N., Grant, T. R. and Temple-Smith, P. D. (2008). Order Monotremata: Platypus and Echidnas. In Steve van Dyck and Ronald Strahan (Ed.), The mammals of Australia 3rd ed. (pp. x-xx) Sydney, Australia: Reed New Holland Publishers.

  • Johnston, S. D., Daddow, L. and Carrick, F. N. (1995). Ultrastructural and light observations of mature spermatozoa and sperm maturation of the Greater Bilby (Macrotis lagotis). In Barrie G M Jamieson, Juan Ausio and Jean-Lou Justine (Ed.), Advances in spermatozoal phylogeny and taxonomy (pp. 397-408) Paris: Editions du Muséum.

Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Ellis, William, Johnston, Steve, Melzer, Alistair, Carrick, Frank, Pyne, Michael and Fitzgibbon, Sean (2013). Disease and ecology in Central Queensland. In: Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (62-69). 1–3 February 2012.

  • Melzer, Alistair, Ellis, William, FitzGibbon, Sean and Carrick, Frank (2013). Drought and the koala: two case studies from the central highlands. In: Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (95-99). 1–3 February 2012.

  • FitzGibbon, Sean, Ellis, William and Carrick, Frank (2013). Koala reproduction and the effect of drought in central Queensland; lessons from the Koala Venture project. In: Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (91-94). 1–3 February 2012.

  • Melzer, Alistair, Ellis, William, FitzGibbon, Sean and Carrick, Frank (2013). Managing Central Queensland’s koala islands. In: Nicole Flint and Alistair Melzer, Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (25-28). 1–3 February 2012.

  • Carrick, Frank N. (2013). National perspective on the current status of koalas: setting the scene for central Queensland koala conservation. In: Nicole Flint and Alistair Melzer, Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (4-10). 1–3 February 2012.

  • Melzer, Alistair, Ellis, William, FitzGibbon, Sean and Carrick, Frank (2013). Overview of Koala Research Centre study sites. In: Nicole Flint and Alistair Melzer, Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (20-24). 1–3 February 2012.

  • FitzGibbon, Sean, Ellis, William and Carrick, Frank (2013). The Koala Venture Partnership: habitat clearing and restoration. In: Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (138-142). 1–3 February 2012.

  • FitzGibbon, Sean, Ellis, William and Carrick, Frank (2013). The Koala Venture research partnership: an overview of 24 years of regional koala research in central Queensland. In: Nicole Flint and Alistair Melzer, Conserving Central Queensland’s Koalas. Conserving Central Queensland's Koalas Workshop, Rockhampton, QLD, Australia, (16-19). 1–3 February 2012.

  • Seddon, J., Lee, K., Ellis, W., Johnston, S., De Villiers, D., Preece, H. and Carrick, F. (2008). Incorporating spatial data into analysis of koala populations in South-East Queensland. In: Annual Meeting of the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution. Annual Meeting of the Society of Molecular Biology and Evolution 2008, Barcelona, Spain, (). 5-8 June, 2008.

  • Johnston, S. D., Allen, C, Burridge, M, Mulhall, S, Holt, W, Carrick, F., Lundie-Jenkins, G and Curlewis, J. (2008). Successful production of Koala pouch young following AI using electroejaculated and extended-chilled semen. In: Reproduction in Domestic Animals. Proceedings of: The 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction (ICAR). 16th International Congress on Animal Reproduction, Budapest, Hungary, (132-132). 13-17 July 2008. doi:10.1111/j.1439-0531.2008.01234.x

  • Lee, K., Seddon, J. and Carrick, F. (2007). Combating chlamydia – are variable MHC genes the answer?. In: School of Integrative Biology 2nd Annual Postgraduate Poster Symposium. School of Integrative Biology 2nd Annual Postgraduate Poster Symposium, St Lucia, Queensland, (). November 2007.

  • Lee, K., Seddon, J., Ellis, W., Johnston, S., de Villiers, D., Preece, H. and Carrick, Francis N. (2007). Fine-scale genetic variation in declining Koala populations in South-east Queensland. In: Fenner Conference on the Environment. Fenner Conference on the Environment, Canberra, ACT, (). 2nd - 5th December 2007.

  • Lee, K., Seddon, J., Ellis, W., Johnston, S. and Carrick, F. N. (2007). Genetic variation of closed (captive and island) and open (mainland) Koala populations in Queensland. In: 53rd meeting of the Australian Mammal Society Conference, University of New England, Armidale, NSW, Australia, (). 2-4 July 2007.

  • Carrick, F. N., Fitzgibbon, S. and Ellis, W. A. (2007). Long-term research on a long-lived species in a variable environment. In: Book of Abstracts of the Ecological Society of Australia 2007 Conference: Adapting to Change: Society - Environment - Science. Ecological Society of Australia 2007 Conference: Adapting to Change: Society - Environment - Science, Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Australia, (90-90). 25-30 November, 2007.

  • Carrick, Frank, Ellis, Bill, Fitzgibbon, Sean and Melzer, Alistair (2007). Planned Long-term Ecological Research Sites Preview Likely Effects of Climate Change on Tropical Koalas. In: Proceedings of the Ecological Society of Australia Conference 2007: Adapting to Change. Ecological Society of Australia Conference 2007: Adapting to Change (EAS 2007), Perth Convention Centre, Perth, Western Australia, (). 25-30 November 2007.

  • Carrick, F. N., Ellis, W. A. and Fitzgibbon, S. (2007). Seeing Forest (Fauna) instead of Trees - Lessons from the Long-term Study of an Arid Zone Koala Population. In: Fenner Conference on the Environment. Fenner Conference on the Environment, Canberra, ACT, (). 2nd - 5th December 2007.

  • Zee, Y. P., Allen, C. D., Holt, W. V., Lundie-Jenkins, G., Carrick, F. N. and Johnston, S. D. (2006). Assessment of koala sperm mitochondrial function with JC-1. In: Robertson, S., Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Society of Reproductive Biology. Thirty-Seventh Annual Conference of the Society of Reproductive Biology, Gold Coast, Qld, (70-70). 20-23 August, 2006.

  • Carrick, F. N. (2006). Environmental issues in eco-tourism. In: Australasian Conference of Planning and Environment Courts and Tribunals, Fraser Island, (). 13-16 September, 2006.

  • Carrick, F. N. (2006). Giving Evidence in Environmental Disputes - An Expert’s perspective. In: Australasian Conference of Planning and Environment Courts and Tribunals. Australasian Conference of Planning and Environment Courts and Tribunals, Fraser Island, Australia, (). 12th - 16th September,, 2006.

  • Pettett, L. M., Bird, P. S., Carrick, F. N., Wilson, G. J. and McKinnon, A. (2006). Oral health of the Koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in Queensland. In: Abstracts of the Australasian Wildlife Management Society: 19th Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting. Australasian Wildlife Management Society: 19th Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting, Auckland, New Zealand, (110-110). 4-7 December 2006.

  • Allen, C. D., Burridge, M., Mulhall, S., Nicolson, V., Pyne, M., Zee, Y. P., Curlewis, J. D., Lundie-Jenkins, G., Holt, W. V., Carrick, F. N. and Johnston, S. D. (2006). Successful artificial insemination (AI) in the koala using neat and extended semen collected by electroejaculation (EE). In: Robertson, S., Proceedings of the 37th Annual Conference of the Society of Reproductive Biology. 37th Annual Conference of the Society of Reproductive Biology, Gold Coast, QAld, (86-86). 20-23 August, 2006.

  • Nocillado, J. N., Levavi-Sivan, B., Avitan, A., Carrick, F. and Elizur, A. (2005). Isolation of dopamine D-2 receptor (D2R) promoters in Mugil cephalus. In: Frontiers in Molecular Endocrinolgy of Fish. International Symposium on Frontiers in Molecular Endocrinology, Hyderabad, India, (149-152). 12-15 December 2005. doi:10.1007/s10695-006-0017-2

  • Johnston, Steve, Carrick, Frank, Lundie-Jenkins, Geoff and Holt, William (2005). The preservation and management of koala genetic diversity using reproductive biotechnology and molecular genetics: a model for endangered marsupials. In: AWMS 2005. AWMS Conference 2005: 18th Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, (54-54). 21 – 24 November, 2005.

  • Woodward, William, Ellis, Bill, Carrick, Frank, Bowen, Dave and Smith, Paul (2005). Use by koalas of reconstructed landscapes, key inputs for land managers. In: AWMS Conference 2005. Australasian Wildlife Management Society Conference: 18th Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting, Hobart, Tasmania, (93 (Abstract)-93). 21-24 November 2005.

  • Carrick, F. N., Dique, D., Ellis, W., Thompson, J., Melzer, A. and Gordon, G. (2004). Koala Research and Management in Queensland. In: AWMS Conference Abstracts: 17th Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Wildlife Management Society. 17th Scientific Meeting of the Australasian Wildlife Management Society, Kangaroo Island S.A., (97-97). 29thNov – 2nd Dec, 2004.

  • Ellis, W. A. H., Hale, P. T., Carrick, F. N., Hasegawa, M., Neilson, M. and Esser, D. (2001). Aspects of the ecology of koalas at Blair Athol Coal Mine. In: K. LyonsThe Research and Management of Non-Urban Koala Populations, A. Melzer, F. Carrick and D.Lamb, The Research and Management of Non-Urban Koala Populations. The Research and Management of Non-Urban Koala Populations, Emerald, Queensland, (127-138). 2-4 July, 1997.

  • Ellis, W. A. and Carrick, F. N. (2001). The ecology of koalas in central Queensland. In: Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on Biotelemetry. 16th International Symposium on Biotelemetry (16th ISOB), Vienna, Austria, (). 6-11 May, 2001.

  • Tribe, A., Johnston, S.D. and Carrick, F.N. (1994). Artificial reproduction in marsupials. In Australian Wildlife. In: Australian Wildlife: Proceedings of the 110th Postgraduate Committee in Veterinary Science. 110th Postgraduate Committee in Veterinary Science, Sydney, University of Sydney, (78-108). 1994.

  • Johnston, S.D., Daddow, L. and Carrick, F.N. (1994). Observations of mature spermatozoa from the Greater Bilby (Macrotis lagotis). In: Proceedings of the Seventh International Spermatology Symposium. Seventh International Spermatology Symposium, Cairns, Qld, Australia, (1-4). 9-14 October, 1994.

  • Johnston, S.D., McGowan, M.R., Carrick, F.N. and Cameron, R.D.A. (1992). Towards the development of an artificial insemination programme for koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus). In: Proceedings of 12th International Congress on Animal Reproduction. 12th International Congress on Animal Reproduction, Haig, The Netherlands, (1954-1957). 23-27 August, 1992.

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision