Selected recent peer-reviewed publications
(current and former lab members’ names in bold)

Trappe, M. I. and R. A. Chisholm. 2023. A density functional theory for ecology across scales. Nature Communications 14:1089 pdf

Kong, F., X. Chen, M. Zhang, Y. Liu, S. Jiang, R. A. Chisholm, and F. He. 2023. Pioneer tree species accumulate higher neighbourhood diversity than late-successional species in a subtropical forest. Forest Ecology and Management 531:120740 pdf

Kristensen, N. P., H. Ohtsuki, and R. A. Chisholm. 2022. Ancestral social environments plus nonlinear benefits can explain cooperation in human societies. Scientific Reports 12:20252 pdf

Loke, L. and R. A. Chisholm. 2022. Measuring habitat complexity and spatial heterogeneity in ecology. Ecology Letters 25:2269–2288 pdf

Lum, D., F. E. Rheindt, and R. A. Chisholm. 2022. Tracking scientific discovery of avian phylogenetic diversity over 250 years. Proceeding of the Royal Society B 289:20220088 pdf

Fung, T., J. P. O’Dwyer, and R. A. Chisholm. 2021. Effects of temporal environmental stochasticity on species richness: A mechanistic unification spanning weak to strong temporal correlations. Oikos 3:e08667 pdf

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2021. Examining the generality of the biphasic transition from niche-structured to immigration-structured communities. Theoretical Ecology 15:1 –16 pdf

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2021. Adding stage-structure to a spatial neutral model: implications for explaining local and regional patterns of biodiversity. Oikos 130:1976–1987 pdf

Hülsmann, L., R. A. Chisholm, and F. Hartig. 2021. Is variation in conspecific negative density dependence driving tree diversity patterns at large scales? Trends in Ecology and Evolution 36:151–163 pdf

Thompson, S. E. D., R. A. Chisholm, and J. Rosindell. 2020. pycoalescence and rcoalescence: packages for simulating spatially explicit neutral models of biodiversity. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 11:1237–1246 pdf

Chisholm, R. A. and T. Fung. 2020. Janzen–Connell effects are a weak impediment to competitive exclusion. The American Naturalist 196:649–661 pdf

Theng, M., W. F. A. Jusoh, A. Jain, B. Huertas, D. J. X. Tan, H. Z. Tan, N. P. Kristensen, R. Meier, and R. A. Chisholm. 2020. A comprehensive assessment of diversity loss in a well-documented tropical insect fauna: Almost half of Singapore’s butterfly species extirpated in 160 years. Biological Conservation 242:108401 pdf

Pande, J., T. Fung, R. A. Chisholm, and N. Shnerb. 2020. Mean growth rate when rare is not a reliable metric for persistence of species. Ecology Letters 23:274–282 pdf

Fung, T., R. A. Chisholm, K. Anderson-Teixeira, N. Bourg, W. Y. Brockelman, S. Bunyavejchewin, C.-H. Chang-Yang, R. Chitra-Tarak, G. Chuyong, R. Condit, H. S. Dattaraja, S. J. Davies, C. E. N. Ewango, G. Fewless, C. Fletcher, C. V. S. Gunatilleke, I. A. U. N. Gunatilleke, Z. Hao, J. A. Hogan, R. Howe, C.-F. Hsieh, D. Kenfack, Y. Lin, K. Ma, J.-R. Makana, S. McMahon, W. J. McShea, X. Mi, A, Nathalang, P. S. Ong, G. Parker, E.-P. Rau, J. Shue, S.-H. Su, R. Sukumar, I.-F. Sun, H. S. Suresh, S. Tan, D. Thomas, J. Thompson, R. Valencia, M. I. Vallejo, X. Wang, Y. Wang, P. Wijekoon, A. Wolf, S. Yap, and J. Zimmermann. 2020. Temporal population variability in local forest communities increases with latitude but has mixed effects on tree species richness. Ecology Letters 23:160–171 pdf

Thompson, S. E. D., R. A. Chisholm, and J. Rosindell. 2019. Characterizing extinction debt following habitat fragmentation using neutral theory. Ecology Letters 22:2087–2096 pdf

Chisholm, R. A., F. Lim, Y. S. Yeoh, W. W. Seah, R. Condit, and J. Rosindell. 2018. Species–area relationships and biodiversity loss in fragmented landscapes. Ecology Letters 21:804–13 pdf

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