Dr Mick Hanley
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Dr Mick Hanley

Associate Professor

School of Biological and Marine Sciences (Faculty of Science and Engineering)

Roles on external bodies

Journal refereeing includes: Science, The American Naturalist, Ecology, New Phytologist, Journal of Applied Ecology, Journal of Ecology, Functional Ecology, Oikos, Oecologia, Biological Conservation

Referee and invited evaluation committee member Belgian Federal Science Policy Office (“Biodiversity” programme), Brussels & Agence Nationale de la Recherche (“The Sixth Extinction” Programme), Paris 2009.

Referee NERC (UK) 2013, NSF (USA) 2013, ANR (France) 2014, and regular referee for the Australian Research Council since 2000

Teaching interests

I am programme leader for the Environmental Biology degree and module leader for  'Global Change Biology' (BIOL 310) & 'Field Biology' (BIOL 123). In addition I contribute to various other modules including BIO 010, BIO 119; BIOL 127; BIOL 204; BIOL 217 and organise and lead the first year Conservation Biology fieldcourse to Andalucia, Spain.

Staff serving as external examiners

University of Bradford, 2006
University of Melbourne 2008
University of Toulouse 2009
University of Newcastle 2012

Manchester Metropolitan University 2018

Research interests

Overview

I am a community-ecologist specialising in  ecosystem processes and services and how they impact on the conservation and management of threatened species and habitats.

See www.hanleylab.com for details


I now lead the Ecology and Evolution Research Group

Since 2014

Hanley ME, Hartley FC, Hayes L, Franco M (2020) Simulated seawater flooding reduces oilseed rape growth, yield, and progeny performance. Annals of Botany In Press doi.10.1093/aob/mcz026

Hanley ME, Cook BI, Fenner M (2019) Climate variation, reproductive frequency and acorn yield in English Oaks. Journal of Plant Ecology doi.10.1093/jpe/rty046

Parmesan C, Hanley ME, Singer MC (2018) Models vs. local data to predict crop losses. Science 362: 1122

Hanley ME, Shannon RWR, Lemoine DG, Sandey B, Newland PL, Poppy GM (2018) Riding on the wind: volatile compounds dictate selection of grassland seedlings by snails. Annals of Botany 122: 1075–1083.

Berkley NAJ, Hanley ME, Boden R, Owen RS, Holmes JH, Critchley RD, Carroll K, Sawyer DGM, Parmesan C (2018) Influence of bioenergy crops on pollinator activity varies with crop type and distance. GCB Bioenergy 10: 960-971.

De Frenne P, Blondeel H, Brunet J, et al (Incl Hanley ME) (2018) Atmospheric nitrogen deposition on petals enhances seed quality of the forest herb Anemone nemorosa. Plant Biology 20: 619–626.

Masselink G, Hanley ME, Halwyn AC, Blake W, Kingston K, Newton T, Williams M (2017) Evaluation of salt marsh restoration by means of self-regulating tidal gate – Avon estuary, south Devon, UK. Ecological Engineering 106: 174-190.

Hanley ME, Gove TL, Cawthray GR, Colmer TD (2017) Differential responses of three coastal grassland species to seawater flooding. Journal of Plant Ecology 10: 322-330.

Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, et al (Incl Hanley ME) (2017) The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project. Ecology and Evolution 7: 145–188.

Hall DM, Camilo GD, Tonietto RK, et al. (Incl Hanley ME) (2017) The city as a refuge for insect pollinators. Conservation Biology 31: 24–29.

de Palma A, Abrahamczyk SA, Aizen MA, et al. (Inc. Hanley ME) (2016) Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases. Scientific Reports 6: Art. 31153.

Lamont, BB, Hanley ME, Groom PK, He T (2016) Bird pollinators, seed storage and cockatoo granivores explain large woody fruits as best seed defense in Hakea. Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 21: 55-77.

Shannon RWR, Felix A-E, Poppy GM, Newland PL, van Dam NM & Hanley ME (2016) Something in the air? The impact of volatiles on mollusc attack of oilseed rape seedlings. Annals of Botany 116: 1073-1068

Firth LB, White FJ, Schofield BM, et al. (Inc. Hanley ME) (2016) Facing the future: The importance of substratum features for ecological engineering of artificial habitats in the rocky intertidal. Marine and Freshwater Research 67: 131–143.

Parmesan C & Hanley ME (2015) Plants and climate change: complexities and surprises. Annals of Botany 115: 849-864.

Franzitta G, Hanley ME, Airoldi L, et al. (2015) Home advantage? Decomposition across the freshwater-estuarine transition zone varies with litter origin and local salinity. Marine Environmental Research 110: 1-7.

Manning P, Taylor G & Hanley ME (2015) Bioenergy, food production and biodiversity - an unlikely alliance? GCB Bioenergy 7: 570-576.

Hanley ME & Wilkins JP (2015) On the verge? Preferential use of road-facing hedgerow margins by bumblebees in agro-ecosystems. Journal of Insect Conservation 19: 67-74.

Hudson L, Newbold T, Contu S, et al. (Inc. Hanley ME) (2014) The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts. Ecology and Evolution 5: 4701-4735.

White AC, Colmer TD, Cawthray GR & Hanley ME (2014) Variable response of three Trifolium repens ecotypes to soil flooding by seawater. Annals of Botany 114: 347-356.

Hoggart SPG, Hanley ME, Parker DJ, et al. (2014) The consequences of doing nothing: The effects of seawater flooding on coastal zones. Coastal Engineering 87: 169-182.

Hanley ME, Hoggart SPG, Simmonds DJ, et al. (2014) Shifting sands? Coastal protection by sand banks, beaches and dunes. Coastal Engineering 87: 136-146.

Firth LB, Thompson RC, Bohn K, et al. (Inc. Hanley ME) (2014) Between a rock and a hard place: environmental and engineering considerations when designing coastal defence structures. Coastal Engineering 87: 122-135.

Hanley ME, Awbi AJ & Franco M (2014) Going Native? Flower use by bumblebees in English urban gardens. Annals of Botany 113: 799-806.

Selected Others

Hanley ME, Girling RD, Felix AE, Olliff ED, Newland PL &Poppy GM (2013) Olfactory selection of Plantago lanceolata declines withseedling age. Annals of Botany 112: 671-676.

Barton KE & Hanley ME (2013) Seedling-herbivoreinteractions: Insights into plant defence and regeneration patterns. Annals ofBotany 112: 643-650.

Rowe RL, Goulson D, Doncaster CP, Clarke D, Taylor G &Hanley ME (2013) Evaluating ecosystem processes in willow short rotationcoppice bioenergy plantations. GCB Bioenergy 5: 257-266.

Hanley ME, Franco M, Dean CE, Franklin EL, Harris HR, HaynesAG, Rapson SR, Rowse G, Thomas KC, Waterhouse BR & Knight ME (2011)Increased bumblebee abundance along the margins of a mass flowering crop:evidence for pollinator spill-over. Oikos 120: 1618-1624.

Elger A. Lemoine DG, Fenner M & Hanley ME (2009) Plantontogeny and chemical defence: older seedlings are better defended. Oikos 118:767-773.

Hanley ME, Lamont BB & Armbruster WS (2009) Pollinationand plant-defence traits co-vary in Western Australian Hakeas. New Phytologist182: 251-260.

Krauss SL, He T, Barrett LG, Lamont BB, Enright NJ, MillerBP & Hanley ME (2009) Contrasting impacts of pollen and seed dispersal onspatial genetic structure in the bird-pollinated Banksia hookeriana. Heredity102: 274-285.

Johnson MP, Hanley ME, Frost NJ, Moseley MWJ & HawkinsSJ (2008) The persistent spatial patchiness of limpet grazing. Journal ofExperimental Marine Biology & Ecology 365: 136-141.

Hanley ME, Franco M, Pichon S, Darvill B & Goulson D(2008) Breeding system, pollinator choice, and variation in pollen quality inBritish herbaceous plants. Functional Ecology 22: 592-598.

Hanley ME, Lamont BB, Fairbanks MM & Rafferty CM (2007)Plant structural traits and their role in anti-herbivore defence. Perspectivesin Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 8: 157-178.

Hanley ME & Fegan EL (2007) Timing of cotyledon damageaffects growth and flowering in mature plants. Plant, Cell & Environment30: 812-819.

Hanley ME, Cordier PK, May OC & Kelly CK (2007) Seedsize and seedling growth: differential response of Australian and BritishFabaceae to nutrient limitation New Phytologist 174: 381-388.

Hanley ME & May OC (2006) Cotyledon damage at theseedling stage affects growth and flowering potential in mature plants. NewPhytologist 169: 243-250.

Goulson D, Derwent L, Hanley ME, Dunn DW, & Abolins SR.(2005) Predicting calyptrate fly populations from the weather; likelyconsequences of climate change. Journal of Applied Ecology 42:795-804.

Goulson D, Hanley ME, Darvill B, Ellis J & Knight ME.(2005) Causes of rarity in bumblebees. Biological Conservation 122: 1-8.

Hanley ME, Fenner M, Whibley H, & Darvill, B (2004)Early plant growth: Identifying the end point of the seedling phase. NewPhytologist 164: 61-66.

Hanley ME, Trofimov S & Taylor G. (2004) Species-leveleffects determine community-level responses to elevated CO2: evidence fromsimulated turves. Functional Ecology 18: 304-313.

Hanley ME, Bulling M & Fenner M (2003). Quantifyingindividual feeding variability: implications for mollusc feeding experiments.Functional Ecology 17: 673-679.

Hanley ME, Unna JE & Darvill B (2003) Seed size andgermination response: a relationship for fire-following plant species exposedto thermal shock. Oecologia 134: 18-22.

Hanley ME & Lamont BB (2002) Relationships betweenphysical and chemical attributes of congeneric seedlings: how important isseedling defence? Functional Ecology 16: 216-222.

Fenner M, Hanley ME & Lawrence R (1999) Comparison ofseedling and adult palatability in annual and perennial plants. FunctionalEcology 13: 546-551.

Hanley ME & Fenner M (1997) Seedling growth of fourfire-following Mediterranean plant species deprived of single mineralnutrients. Functional Ecology 11: 398-405.

Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ (1996) The effect ofmollusc grazing on seedling recruitment in artificially created grassland gaps.Oecologia 106: 240-246.

Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ (1995) The effect ofseedling age on the likelihood of herbivory by the slug Deroceras reticulatum.Functional Ecology 9: 754-759.

Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ (1995) An experimentalfield study of the effects of mollusc grazing on seedling recruitment andsurvival in grassland. Journal of Ecology 83: 621-627.

Book Chapter

Hanley ME & Sykes RJ (2014) Seedling herbivory and the temporal niche. In: Environmental Fluctuation, Temporal Dynamics and Ecological Process Eds Kelly CK, Bowler MA & Fox GA, Cambridge University Press.

See  www.hanleylab.com  for full details

Key publications are highlighted

Journals
Articles
Hanley ME, Sanders SKD, Stanton H-M, Billington RA & Boden R 2019 'A pinch of salt: Response of coastal grassland plants to simulated seawater inundation treatments' Annals of Botany , DOI PEARL
Hanley ME, Hartley FC, Hayes L & Franco M 2019 'Simulated seawater flooding reduces oilseed rape growth, yield, and progeny performance' Annals of Botany , DOI PEARL
Parmesan C, Hanley ME & Singer MC 2018 'Model vs. experiment to predict crop losses' Science 362, (6419) 1122.1-1122 , DOI PEARL
Hanley ME, Shannon RWR, Lemoine DG, Sandey B, Newland PL & Poppy GM 2018 'Riding on the wind: volatile compounds dictate selection of grassland seedlings by snails' Annals of Botany Author Site , DOI PEARL
Berkley N, Hanley M, Boden R, Owen R, Holmes J, Critchley R, Carroll K, Sawyer D & Parmesan C 2018 'Influence of bioenergy crops on pollinator activity varies with crop type and distance' GCB Bioenergy PEARL
De Frenne P, Blondeel H, Brunet J, Mercedes Caron M, Chabrerie O, Cougnon M, Cousins SAO, Decocq G, Diekmann M 2018 'Atmospheric nitrogen deposition on petals enhances seed quality of the forest herb Anemone nemorosa' Plant Biology Author Site , DOI PEARL
Masselink G, Hanley ME, Halwyn AC, Blake W, Kingston K, Newton T & Williams M 2017 'Evaluation of salt marsh restoration by means of self-regulating tidal gate – Avon estuary, South Devon, UK' Ecological Engineering 106, 174-190 , DOI PEARL
Hall DM, Camilo GR, Tonietto RK, Ollerton J, Ahrné K, Arduser M, Ascher JS, Baldock KCR, Fowler R 2017 'The city as a refuge for insect pollinators' Conservation Biology 31, (1) 24-29 , DOI PEARL
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, Phillips HRP, Alhusseini TI, Bedford FE 2016 'The database of the PREDICTS (Projecting Responses of Ecological Diversity In Changing Terrestrial Systems) project' Ecology and Evolution 7, (1) 145-188 , DOI PEARL
De Palma A, Abrahamczyk S, Aizen MA, Albrecht M, Basset Y, Bates A, Blake RJ, Boutin C, Bugter R 2016 'Predicting bee community responses to land-use changes: Effects of geographic and taxonomic biases' Scientific Reports 6, 31153-31153 , DOI PEARL
Lamont BB, Hanley ME, Groom PK & He T 2016 'Bird pollinators, seed storage and cockatoo granivores explain large woody fruits as best seed defense in Hakea' PERSPECTIVES IN PLANT ECOLOGY EVOLUTION AND SYSTEMATICS 21, 55-77 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hanley ME, Gove TL, Cawthray GR & Colmer TD 2016 'Differential responses of three coastal grassland species to seawater flooding' Journal of Plant Ecology rtw037-rtw037 , DOI PEARL
Shannon RWR, Félix A-E, Poppy GM, Newland PL, van Dam NM & Hanley ME 2016 'Something in the air? The impact of volatiles on mollusc attack of oilseed rape seedlings' Annals of Botany 117, (6) 1073-1082 , DOI PEARL
Firth LB, White FJ, Schofield M, Hanley ME, Burrows MT, Thompson RC, Skov MW, Evans AJ, Moore PJ 2016 'Facing the future: the importance of substratum features for ecological engineering of artificial habitats in the rocky intertidal' Marine and Freshwater Research 67, (1) 131-131 , DOI
Parmesan C & Hanley ME 2015 'Plants and climate change: complexities and surprises' Annals of Botany 116, (6) 849-864 , DOI PEARL
Franzitta G, Hanley ME, Airoldi L, Baggini C, Bilton DT, Rundle SD & Thompson RC 2015 'Home advantage? Decomposition across the freshwater-estuarine transition zone varies with litter origin and local salinity' MARINE ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH 110, 1-7 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hanley ME & Wilkins JP 2015 'On the verge? Preferential use of road-facing hedgerow margins by bumblebees in agro-ecosystems' JOURNAL OF INSECT CONSERVATION 19, (1) 67-74 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hudson LN, Newbold T, Contu S, Hill SLL, Lysenko I, De Palma A, Phillips HRP, Senior RA, Bennett DJ 2014 'The PREDICTS database: a global database of how local terrestrial biodiversity responds to human impacts' Ecol Evol 4, (24) 4701-4735 Author Site , DOI
White AC, Colmer TD, Cawthray GR & Hanley ME 2014 'Variable response of three Trifolium repens ecotypes to soil flooding by seawater' Ann Bot 114, (2) 347-355 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Firth LB, Thompson RC, Bohn K, Abbiati M, Airoldi L, Bouma TJ, Bozzeda F, Ceccherelli VU, Colangelo MA 2014 'Between a rock and a hard place: Environmental and engineering considerations when designing coastal defence structures' COASTAL ENGINEERING 87, 122-135 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Hoggart SPG, Simmonds DJ, Bichot A, Colangelo MA, Bozzeda F, Heurtefeux H, Ondiviela B, Ostrowski R 2014 'Shifting sands? Coastal protection by sand banks, beaches and dunes' COASTAL ENGINEERING 87, 136-146 Author Site , DOI
Manning P, Taylor G & E. Hanley M 2014 'Bioenergy, Food Production and Biodiversity - An Unlikely Alliance?' GCB Bioenergy 7, (4) 570-576 , DOI
Hanley ME, Awbi AJ & Franco M 2014 'Going native? Flower use by bumblebees in English urban gardens' Ann Bot 113, (5) 799-806 Author Site , DOI PEARL
Hoggart SPG, Hanley ME, Parker DJ, Simmonds DJ, Franklin EL, White AC, Bilton DT, Rundle SD, Penning-Rowsell EC 2014 'The consequences of doing nothing: The effects of seawater flooding on coastal zones' Coastal Engineering , DOI
Hanley ME, Yip PYS, Hoggart S, Bilton DT, Rundle SD & Thompson RC 2013 'Riding the storm: the response of Plantago lanceolata to simulated tidal flooding' JOURNAL OF COASTAL CONSERVATION 17, (4) 799-803 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Girling RD, Felix AE, Olliff ED, Newland PL & Poppy GM 2013 'Olfactory selection of Plantago lanceolata by snails declines with seedling age' Ann Bot 112, (4) 671-676 Author Site , DOI
Barton KE & Hanley ME 2013 'Seedling–herbivore interactions: insights into plant defence and regeneration patterns' Annals of Botany 112, (4) 643-650 , DOI
Rowe RL, Goulson D, Doncaster PC, Clarke DJ, Taylor G & Hanley ME 2013 'Evaluating ecosystem processes in willow short rotation coppice bioenergy plantations' GCB Bioenergy 5, (3) 257-266 , DOI
Hanley ME 2012 'Seedling defoliation, plant growth and flowering potential in native- and invasive-range Plantago lanceolata populations' WEED RESEARCH 52, (3) 252-259 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Franco M, Dean CE, Franklin EL, Harris HR, Hayes AG, Rapson SR, Rowse G, Thomas KC 2011 'Increased bumblebee abundance along the margins of a mass flowering crop: evidence for pollination spillover' Oikos 120, (11) 1618-1624 , DOI
Hanley ME, Collins SA & Swann C 2011 'Advertising acceptability: is mollusk olfaction important in seedling selection?' PLANT ECOLOGY 212, (4) 727-731 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Rowe RL, Goulson D, Clarke DJ, Doncaster CP & Taylor G 2011 'Potential benefits of commercial willow Short Rotation Coppice (SRC) for farm-scale plant and invertebrate communities in the agri-environment' Biomass and Bioenergy 35, (1) 325-336 , DOI
Rafferty CM, Lamont BB & Hanley ME 2010 'Herbivore feeding preferences in captive and wild populations' AUSTRAL ECOLOGY 35, (3) 257-263 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME 2009 'Thermal shock and germination in North-West European Genisteae: implications for heathland management and invasive weed control using fire' APPLIED VEGETATION SCIENCE 12, (3) 385-390 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME & Sykes RJ 2009 'Impacts of seedling herbivory on plant competition and implications for species coexistence' Ann Bot 103, (8) 1347-1353 Author Site , DOI
Elger A, Lemoine DG, Fenner M & Hanley ME 2009 'Plant ontogeny and chemical defence: older seedlings are better defended' OIKOS 118, (5) 767-773 Author Site , DOI
Krauss SL, He T, Barrett LG, Lamont BB, Enright NJ, Miller BP & Hanley ME 2009 'Contrasting impacts of pollen and seed dispersal on spatial genetic structure in the bird-pollinated Banksia hookeriana' HEREDITY 102, (3) 274-285 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Cruickshanks KL, Dunn D, Stewart-Jones A & Goulson D 2009 'Luring houseflies (Musca domestica) to traps: do cuticular hydrocarbons and visual cues increase catch?' Med Vet Entomol 23, (1) 26-33 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Lamont BB & Armbruster WS 2009 'Pollination and plant defence traits co-vary in Western Australian Hakeas' New Phytol 182, (1) 251-260 Author Site , DOI
Johnson MP, Hanley ME, Frost NJ, Mosley MWJ & Hawkins SJ 2008 'The persistent spatial patchiness of limpet grazing' JOURNAL OF EXPERIMENTAL MARINE BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY 365, (2) 136-141 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME, Franco M, Pichon S, Darvill B & Goulson D 2008 'Breeding system, pollinator choice and variation in pollen quality in British herbaceous plants' FUNCTIONAL ECOLOGY 22, (4) 592-598 Author Site , DOI
Hanley ME 2008 'Breeding system, pollinator choice, and variation in pollen quality in British herbaceous plants' Functional Ecology 22, 592-598
Elger A, De Boer T & Hanley ME 2007 'Invertebrate herbivory during the regeneration phase: experiments with a freshwater angiosperm' Journal of Ecology 95, (1) 106-114
Hanley ME, Lamont BB, Fairbanks MM & Rafferty CM 2007 'Plant structural traits and their role in anti-herbivore defence' Perspectives in Plant Ecology Evolution and Systematics 8, (4) 157-178
Hanley ME, Cordier PK, May O & Kelly CK 2007 'Seed size and seedling growth: differential response of Australian and British Fabaceae to nutrient limitation' New Phytologist 174, (2) 381-388
Hanley ME & Fegan EL 2007 'Timing of cotyledon damage affects growth and flowering in mature plants' Plant Cell and Environment 30, (7) 812-819
Goulson D, Hanley ME, Darvill B & Ellis JS 2006 'Biotope associations and the decline of bumblebees (Bombus spp.)' Journal of Insect Conservation 10, (2) 95-103
Goulson D, Hanley ME, Darvill B & Ellis J 2006 'Biotope associations and the decline of bumblebees (Bombus spp.)' Journal of Insect Conservation 10, 95-103
Hanley ME & May OC 2006 'Cotyledon damage at the seedling stage affects growth and flowering potential in mature plants' New Phytologist 169, (2) 243-250
Hanley ME & Whiting MD 2005 'Arable weeds and insecticides: Effects on germination and seedling growth' Ecotoxicology 14, 483-490
Goulson D, Hanley ME, Darvill B, Ellis JS & Knight ME 2005 'Causes of rarity in bumblebees' Biological Conservation 122, (1) 1-8
Hanley ME & Whiting MD 2005 'Insecticides and arable weeds: Effects on germination and seedling growth' Ecotoxicology 14, (4) 483-490
Kelly CK & Hanley ME 2005 'Juvenile growth and palatability in co-occurring, congeneric British herbs' American Journal of Botany 92, (9) 1586-1589
Frost NJ, Burrows MT, Johnson MP, Hanley ME & Hawkins SJ 2005 'Measuring surface complexity in ecological studies' Limnology and Oceanography-Methods 3, 203-210
Goulson D, Derwent LC, Hanley ME, Dunn DW & Abolins SR 2005 'Predicting calyptrate fly populations from the weather, and probable consequences of climate change' Journal of Applied Ecology 42, (5) 795-804
Rafferty C, Lamont BB & Hanley ME 2005 'Selective feeding by kangaroos (Macropus fuliginosus) on seedlings of Hakea species: Effects of chemical and physical defences' Plant Ecology 177, (2) 201-208
Goulson D & Hanley ME 2004 'Distribution and forage use of exotic bumblebees in South Island, New Zealand' New Zealand Journal of Ecology 28, (2) 225-232
Hanley ME, Fenner M, Whibley H & Darvill B 2004 'Early plant growth: identifying the end point of the seedling phase' New Phytologist 163, (1) 61-66
Hanley ME, Dunn DW, Abolins SR & Goulson D 2004 'Evaluation of (Z)-9-tricosene baited targets for control of the housefly (Musca domestica) in outdoor situations' Journal of Applied Entomology 128, (7) 478-482
Goulson D, Darvill B, Ellis J, Knight ME & Hanley ME 2004 'Interspecific differences in response to novel landmarks in bumblebees (Bombus sp.)' Apidologie 35, (6) 619-622 , DOI
Goulson D, Darvill B, Ellis J, Knight ME & Hanley ME 2004 'Interspecific differences in response to novel landmarks in bumblebees (Bombus sp.)' Apidologie 35, (6) 619-622
Hanley ME 2004 'Seedling herbivory and the influence of plant species richness in seedling neighbourhoods' Plant Ecology 170, (1) 35-41
Hanley ME, Trofimov S & Taylor G 2004 'Species-level effects more important than functional group-level responses to elevated CO2: evidence from simulated turves' Functional Ecology 18, (3) 304-313
Hanley ME & Goulson D 2003 'Introduced weeds pollinated by introduced bees: cause or effect?' Weed Biology and Management 3, 204-212
Hanley ME, Bulling MT & Fenner M 2003 'Quantifying individual feeding variability: implications for mollusc feeding experiments' Functional Ecology 17, (5) 673-679
Hanley ME, Unna JE & Darvill B 2003 'Seed size and germination response: a relationship for fire-following plant species exposed to thermal shock' Oecologia 134, (1) 18-22
Hanley ME & Groves RH 2002 'Effect of the rust fungus Puccinia chondrillina TU 788 on plant size and plant size variability in Chondrilla juncea' Weed Research 42, (5) 370-376
Hanley ME & Lamont BB 2002 'Relationships between physical and chemical attributes of congeneric seedlings: how important is seedling defence?' Functional Ecology 16, (2) 216-222
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Ne E 2001 'Effect of pre-germination heat-shock on seedling growth of fire-following Fabaceae from four Mediterranean-climate regions' Acta Oecologica 22, 315-320
Hanley ME & Fenner M 2001 'Growth of Aleppo Pine (Pinus halepensis) seedlings deprived of single mineral nutrients' Journal of Mediterranean Ecology 2, 107-112
Hanley ME & Lamont BB 2001 'Herbivory, serotiny and seedling defence in Western Australian Proteaceae' Oecologia 126, (3) 409-417
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Ne'eman G 2001 'Pregermination heat shock and seedling growth of fire-following Fabaceae from four Mediterranean-climate regions' Acta Oecologica-International Journal of Ecology 22, (5-6) 315-320
Hanley ME & Lamont BB 2000 'Heat pre-treatment and the germination of soil- and canopy-stored seeds of south-western Australian species' Acta Oecologica 21, (6) 315-321 , DOI
Fenner M, Hanley ME & Lawrence R 1999 'Comparison of seedling and adult palatability in annual and perennial plants' Functional Ecology 13, (4) 546-551 , DOI
Hanley ME & Fenner M 1998 'Pre-germination temperature and the survivorship and onward growth of Mediterranean fire-following plant species' Acta Oecologica 19, (2) 181-187 , DOI
HANLEY M 1998 'Seedling herbivory, community composition and plant life history traits' Perspectives in Plant Ecology, Evolution and Systematics 1, (2) 191-205 , DOI
Hanley ME & Fenner M 1997 'Effects of Molluscides on Seedlings of Four Grassland Plant Species' The Journal of Applied Ecology 34, (6) 1479-1479 , DOI
HANLEY ME & FENNER M 1997 'Seedling growth of four fire-following Mediterranean plant species deprived of single mineral nutrients' Functional Ecology 11, (3) 398-405 , DOI
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ 1996 'Mollusc grazing and seedling survivorship of four common grassland plant species: The role of gap size, species and season' Acta Oecologica 17, (4) 331-341
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ 1996 'The effect of mollusc grazing on seedling recruitment in artificially created grassland gaps' Oecologia 106, (2) 240-246 , DOI
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ 1995 'The Effect of Seedling Age on the Likelihood of Herbivory by the Slug Deroceras reticulatum' Functional Ecology 9, (5) 754-754 , DOI
Hanley ME, Fenner M & Edwards PJ 1995 'An Experimental Field Study of the Effects of Mollusc Grazing on Seedling Recruitment and Survival in Grassland' The Journal of Ecology 83, (4) 621-621 , DOI
Chapters
2015 'Case Studies Worldwide' Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate Elsevier 325-628 , DOI
Hoggart S, Hawkins SJ, Bohn K, Airoldi L, van Belzen J, Bichot A, Bilton DT, Bouma TJ, Colangelo MA 2015 'Ecological Approaches to Coastal Risk Mitigation' Coastal Risk Management in a Changing Climate Elsevier 171-236 , DOI
Hanley ME & Sykes RJ 0 'Seedling herbivory and the temporal niche' Temporal Dynamics and Ecological Process Cambridge University Press 102-122 , DOI
Conference Papers
Gonzalez Santamaria R, Simmonds D, Zanuttigh B, Reeve D, Nicholls R, Thompson R, Pan S, Horrillo-Caraballo J, Hoggart S 2014 'Application of a novel decision support system to assess and manage coastal flood risk in the Teign estuary, UK' International Conference on Coastal Engineering , DOI PEARL

Reports & invited lectures

• Hanley ME (2012) Something in the air? Seedling volatiles and anti-herbivore defence. Invited symposium presentation: Seedling-herbivore interactions: Insights into early plant defense and patterns of regeneration . 97th ESA Annual Meeting, Portland, OR, USA.

• Hanley ME , Foggo A, Johnson MP & Hawkins SJ (2011) What, where and how bumpy? 9th International Temperate Reefs Symposium, Plymouth, UK.

· Hanley ME & Sykes RJ (2008) Seedling herbivory and the temporal niche. Invited symposium presentation: Environmental Fluctuation, Temporal Dynamics, and Community Processes . 93rd ESA Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, USA.

· Hanley ME, Lamont BB & Armbruster WS (2007). Floral defence and pollination systems in Western Australian Hakea species. In: Proceedings of the MEDECOS 2007 Conference, 2-5th September. Eds D. Rokich et al. pp 111, Kings Park Botanic Garden & University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia.

· Hanley ME (2006) More than mortality. Seedling herbivory and plant performance in the established phase. BES Annual Meeting, University of Oxford. Bulletin of the British Ecological Society 37,pp.

· Hanley ME, Pichon S, Darvill B & Goulson D. (2005) The influence of floral rewards on bumblebee foraging behaviour: higher quality pollen means more visits. Third meeting of the European section of the IUSSI, St Petersburg, Russia.