Position

Associate Lecturer - Academic Advisor
Student Learning Centre

Biography

Greg has worked for many years as a marine biologist and teacher of biology at both a secondary and tertiary level. He has worked at universities both here and overseas as a scientist and educator.  In his current position in the Student Learning Centre, he is responsible for lectures in the Excelerate programs and the SLC lunchtime seminar series. He tutors in the Learning Lounge and has interests in quantitative assessment of teaching practice.

Key responsibilities

Program assessment
Individual tuition
Lecturing

Publications

  • Turner, D. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Subtidal macroalgal communities of Gulf St Vincent. In S A Shepherd, S Bryars, I Kirkegaard, P Harbison & J Jennings, ed. Natural History of Gulf St Vincent. Adelaide, South Australia: Royal Society of South Australia, pp. 264-278.
  • Bryars, S., Wear, R. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Seagrasses of Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait. In S A Shepherd, S Bryars, I Kirkegaard, P Harbison & J Jennings, ed. Natural History of Gulf St Vincent. Adelaide, South Australia: Royal Society of South Australia, pp. 132-138.
  • Irving, A.D., Tanner, J. and Collings, G.J. (2014). Rehabilitating seagrass by facilitating recruitment: Improving chances for success. RESTORATION ECOLOGY, 22(2) pp. 134-141.
    [10.1111/rec.12036] [Scopus]
  • Nayar, S., Collings, G.J., Pfennig, P. and Royal, M.J. (2012). Managing nitrogen inputs into seagrass meadows near a coastal city: Flow-on from research to environmental improvement plans. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64(5) pp. 932-940.
    [10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.03.005] [Scopus]
  • Bryars, S., Collings, G.J. and Miller, D. (2011). Nutrient exposure causes epiphtic changes and coincident declines in two temperate Australian seagrasses. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 441 pp. 89-103.
    [10.3354/meps09384] [Scopus]
  • Irving, A.D., Tanner, J., Seddon, S., Miller, D., Collings, G.J., Wear, R.J., et al. (2010). Testing alternate ecological approaches to seagrass rehabilitation: links to life-history traits. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(5) pp. 1119-1127.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01852.x] [Scopus]
  • Nayar, S., Collings, G.J., Miller, D., Bryars, S. and Cheshire, A. (2009). Uptake and allocation of inorganic carbon by temperate seagrasses Amphibolis and Posidonia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 373 pp. 87-95.
    [Scopus]
  • Sorokin, S., Laperousaz, T. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Investigator group expedition 2006: Sponges (PORIFERA) Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 132(2) pp. 163-172.
    [Scopus]
  • Theil, M., Westphalen, G., Collings, G.J. and Cheshire, A. (2007). Caulerpa taxifolia responses to hyposalinity stress. Aquatic Botany, 87(3) pp. 221-228.
    [10.1016/j.aquabot.2007.06.001] [Scopus]
  • Emmerson, L. and Collings, G.J. (1998). Macroalgal recruitment in artificially disturbed areas: interactive effects of temporal and spatial scale. Marine and Freshwater Research, 49(6) pp. 541-546.
    [Scopus]
  • Collings, G.J. and Cheshire, A. (1998). Composition of subtidal macroalgal communities of the lower gulf waters of South Australia, with reference to water movement and geographical separation. Australian Journal of Botany, 46(5-6) pp. 657-669.
    [Scopus]
  • Irving, A.D., Tanner, J. and Collings, G.J. (2014). Rehabilitating seagrass by facilitating recruitment: Improving chances for success. RESTORATION ECOLOGY, 22(2) pp. 134-141.
    [10.1111/rec.12036] [Scopus]
  • Nayar, S., Collings, G.J., Pfennig, P. and Royal, M.J. (2012). Managing nitrogen inputs into seagrass meadows near a coastal city: Flow-on from research to environmental improvement plans. Marine Pollution Bulletin, 64(5) pp. 932-940.
    [10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.03.005] [Scopus]
  • Bryars, S., Collings, G.J. and Miller, D. (2011). Nutrient exposure causes epiphtic changes and coincident declines in two temperate Australian seagrasses. Marine Ecology-Progress Series, 441 pp. 89-103.
    [10.3354/meps09384] [Scopus]
  • Irving, A.D., Tanner, J., Seddon, S., Miller, D., Collings, G.J., Wear, R.J., et al. (2010). Testing alternate ecological approaches to seagrass rehabilitation: links to life-history traits. Journal of Applied Ecology, 47(5) pp. 1119-1127.
    [10.1111/j.1365-2664.2010.01852.x] [Scopus]
  • Nayar, S., Collings, G.J., Miller, D., Bryars, S. and Cheshire, A. (2009). Uptake and allocation of inorganic carbon by temperate seagrasses Amphibolis and Posidonia. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 373 pp. 87-95.
    [Scopus]
  • Sorokin, S., Laperousaz, T. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Investigator group expedition 2006: Sponges (PORIFERA) Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 132(2) pp. 163-172.
    [Scopus]
  • Theil, M., Westphalen, G., Collings, G.J. and Cheshire, A. (2007). Caulerpa taxifolia responses to hyposalinity stress. Aquatic Botany, 87(3) pp. 221-228.
    [10.1016/j.aquabot.2007.06.001] [Scopus]
  • Emmerson, L. and Collings, G.J. (1998). Macroalgal recruitment in artificially disturbed areas: interactive effects of temporal and spatial scale. Marine and Freshwater Research, 49(6) pp. 541-546.
    [Scopus]
  • Turner, D. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Subtidal macroalgal communities of Gulf St Vincent. In S A Shepherd, S Bryars, I Kirkegaard, P Harbison & J Jennings, ed. Natural History of Gulf St Vincent. Adelaide, South Australia: Royal Society of South Australia, pp. 264-278.
  • Bryars, S., Wear, R. and Collings, G.J. (2008). Seagrasses of Gulf St Vincent and Investigator Strait. In S A Shepherd, S Bryars, I Kirkegaard, P Harbison & J Jennings, ed. Natural History of Gulf St Vincent. Adelaide, South Australia: Royal Society of South Australia, pp. 132-138.

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