Prof Ailsa Hall

Professor, Director SMRU

tel. 01334 462634
fax. 01334 462632

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.



Bennett, KA, Robinson, KJ, Moss, SEW, Millward, S & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Using blubber explants to investigate adipose function in grey seals: glycolytic, lipolytic and gene expression responses to glucose and hydrocortisone' Scientific Reports, vol 7, 7731. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-017-06037-x
Kershaw, JL, Sherrill, M, Davison, NJ, Brownlow, A & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Evaluating morphometric and metabolic markers of body condition in a small cetacean, the harbor porpoise (Phocoena phocoena)' Ecology and Evolution, vol 7, no. 10, pp. 3494-3506. DOI: 10.1002/ece3.2891
Olsen, MT, Islas, V, Graves, JA, Onoufriou, A, Vincent, C, Brasseur, S, Frie, AK & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Genetic population structure of harbour seals in the United Kingdom and neighbouring waters' Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems, vol Early View. DOI: 10.1002/aqc.2760
Bennett, KA, Turner, LM, Millward, S, Moss, SEW & Hall, AJ 2017, 'Obtaining accurate glucose measurements from wild animals under field conditions: comparing a hand held glucometer with a standard laboratory technique in grey seals' Conservation Physiology, vol 5, no. 1. DOI: 10.1093/conphys/cox013
Takeshita, R, Sullivan, L, Smith, C, Collier, T, Hall, A, Brosnan, T, Rowles, T & Schwacke, L 2017, 'The Deepwater Horizon oil spill marine mammal injury assessment' Endangered Species Research, vol 33, pp. 95-106. DOI: 10.3354/esr00808
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