Dr Luke Shoo

Research Fellow

School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Science
+61 7 336 52527



  • Bachelor of Environmental Science, Griffith University
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Griffith University


  • Adamescu, Gabriela S., Plumptre, Andrew J., Abernethy, Katharine A., Polansky, Leo, Bush, Emma R., Chapman, Colin A., Shoo, Luke P., Fayolle, Adeline, Janmaat, Karline R. L., Robbins, Martha M., Ndangalasi, Henry J., Cordeiro, Norbert J., Gilby, Ian C., Wittig, Roman M., Breuer, Thomas, Hockemba, Mireille Breuer-Ndoundou, Sanz, Crickette M., Morgan, David B., Pusey, Anne E., Mugerwa, Badru, Gilagiza, Baraka, Tutin, Caroline, Ewango, Corneille E. N., Sheil, Douglas, Dimoto, Edmond, Baya, Fidele, Bujo, Flort, Ssali, Fredrick, Dikangadissi, Jean-Thoussaint, Jeffery, Kathryn, Valenta, Kim, White, Lee, Masozera, Michel, Wilson, Michael L., Bitariho, Robert, Ebika, Sydney T. Ndolo, Gourlet-Fleury, Sylvie, Mulindahabi, Felix and Beale, Colin M. (2018) Annual cycles are the most common reproductive strategy in African tropical tree communities. Biotropica, 50 3: 418-430. doi:10.1111/btp.12561

  • Babweteera, Fred, Plumptre, Andrew J., Adamescu, Gabriela S., Shoo, Luke P., Beale, Colin M., Reynolds, Vernon, Nyeko, Philip and Muhanguzi, Geoffrey (2018) The ecology of tree reproduction in an African medium altitude rain forest. Biotropica, 50 3: 405-417. doi:10.1111/btp.12563

  • Bonner, Mark T.L., Shoo, Luke P., Brackin, Richard and Schmidt, Susanne (2017) Relationship between microbial composition and substrate use efficiency in a tropical soil. Geoderma, 315 96-103. doi:10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.11.026

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Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Williams, S. E., Williams, Y. M., VanDerWal, J., Isaac, J. L., Shoo, L. P. and Johnson, C. N. (2009). Ecological specialization and population size in a biodiversity hotspot: How rare species avoid extinction. In: Arthur M. Sackler Colloquium of the National Academy of Sciences on Biogeography, Changing Climates and Niche Evolution, Irvine, CA, United States, (19737-19741). 11-13 December 2008. doi:10.1073/pnas.0901640106

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Completed Supervision