Peer-reviewed publications

Hamblin, S., White, P. L. & Tanaka, M. M. (2014). Viral niche construction alters hosts and ecosystems at multiple scales. Trends in Ecology and Evolution, 29(11):594-599. doi:10.1016/j.tree.2014.08.005

Chan, C. H. S., Hamblin, S. & Tanaka, M. M. (2013). The effects of linkage on comparative estimators of selection. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13:244. (link)

Helgesen, I., Hamblin, S. & Hurd, P. L. (2013). Does cheating pay? Reexamining the evolution of deception in a conventional signaling game. Animal Behaviour, 86(6): 1215-1224. (link)

Hamblin, S. & Tanaka, M. M. (2013). Behavioural mnaipulation of insect hosts by Baculoviridae as a process of niche construction. BMC Evolutionary Biology, 13:170. (link).

Fawcett, T., Hamblin, S., & Giraldeau, L-A. (2013). Exposing the behavioural gambit. Behavioural Ecology.(link)

Fawcett, T., Hamblin, S., & Giraldeau, L-A. (2013). We can study how mechanisms evolve without knowing the rules of chess or the workings of the brain. Behavioral Ecology. (link)

Regoes, R. R., Hamblin, S., & Tanaka, M. M. (2012). Viral mutation rates: modelling the roles of within-host viral dynamics and the trade-off between replication fidelity and speed. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 280(1750): 20122047. (link)

Hamblin, S. (2012). On the practical use of genetic algorithms in ecology and evolution. Methods in Ecology and Evolution, 4(2):184-194. (link)

Kurvers, RHJM., Hamblin, S., & Giraldeau, L-A. (2012). The effect of exploration on the use of producer-scrounger tactics. PLOS One, 7(11):e49400. (link)

Hamblin, S., Mathot, K., Morand-Ferron, J., Nocera, J., Rieucau, G., & Giraldeau, L-A. (2009). Predator inadvertent social information use favours reduced clumping of its prey. Oikos, 119: 286-291. (link)

Hamblin, S. & Giraldeau, L-A. (2009). Finding the evolutionarily stable learning rule for frequency-dependent foraging. Animal Behavior, 78: 1343-1350. (link)

Hamblin, S., & Hurd, P.L. (2009). When will evolution lead to deceptive signalling in the Sir Philip Sidney game? Theoretical Population Biology, 75: 176-182. (link)

Hamblin, S., & Hurd, P.L. (2007). Genetic algorithms and non-ESS solutions to game theory models. Animal Behavior, 74:1005-1018. (link)

Posters / Presentations

Hamblin, S. (2013, August). Modeling viral mutation: life history and robustness. Poster presented at the XIV Congress of the European Soceity for Evolutionary Biology in Lisbon, Portugal.

Hamblin, S. (2013, July). My student is on Twitter: should I be worried? Talk presented to the Genetics Society of Australasia conference in Sydney, Australia.

Chan, C. H. S., Hamblin, S. & Tanaka, M. M. (2013, July). Estimating selective constraint in viral populations. Poster presented at the Genetics Society of Australasia conference in Sydney, Australia.

Hamblin, S. (2013, February). THe economics of viral evolution. Invited talk presented to the BioSeminar series of the Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University.

Hamblin, S. & Tanaka, M. (2012). Making the case for viral niche construction. Talk presented at the 14th Congress of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology at Lund, Sweden.

Hamblin, S. & Tanaka, M. (2012). Making the case for viral niche construction. Poster presented at the Genetics Society of Australasia conference in Melbourne, Australia.

Hamblin,S. & Giraldeau, L-A.G. (2010).A rule of thumb for social foraging. Talk presented at the 13th Congress of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology in Perth, Australia.

Hamblin, S. (2008). Learning to forage: Rules, rules, everywhere a rule.. Talk to the Ecology & Evolutionary Biology Graduate Students Association seminar series at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Hamblin, S. & Giraldeau, L-A.G. (2008). The evolution of learning rules for foraging. Poster presented at the 12th Congress of the International Society for Behavioural Ecology at Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.

Hamblin, S. (2008). The story so far… Talk to the Groupe de recherche en écologie comportementale et animale (GRECA) at the Department of Biology at the Université du Québec à Montréal.

Hamblin, S. & Hurd, P. L. (2007, May). Solving game theory models (and other sordid affairs). Departmental talk presented to the 2006 / 2007 Cognition Seminar series of the Department of Psychology at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Hamblin, S., & Hurd, P. L. (2006, August). Evolution's strategies: Genetic algorithms and game theory models. Talk presented at the 43rd annual meeting of the Animal Behavior Society, Snowbird, Utah, USA.

Hamblin, S., & Hurd, P. L. (2006). Evolution's strategies: Genetic algorithms and game theory models. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Joseph R. Royce Research Conference at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Hamblin, S., & Snyder, M. (2005). Teenage childbearing: A test of an evolutionary theory. Poster presented at the 19th Annual Joseph R. Royce Research Conference at the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.