Publications

RESEARCH PROFILES

​​(Last Updated June 2020)

 

BOOKS

 

  1. Smith, B. (editor) (2015). The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  2. Smith, B., Waudby, H., Alberthsen, C., & Morrant, D. (Editors) (2021). Ethical wildlife research in Australia. CSIRO Publishing: Melbourne, Australia. In preparation.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Appleby, R. & Smith, B. (2018). Do wild canids kill for fun? In: Wild animals and leisure: Rights and wellbeing. Editors Carr, N. and Young, J. Routledge (Routledge Research in the Ethics of Tourism Series). New York. Pages 181-209. ISBN: 1315457393, 9781315457390.

  2. Smith, B. (2015). Characteristics of the Australian dingo (Canis dingo Meyer, 1793). In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 1–23. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  3. Smith, B. (2015). Biology and behaviour of the dingo. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 25–53. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  4. Smith, B. & Savolainen, P. (2015). The origin and ancestry of the dingo. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 55–79. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  5. Smith, B. (2015). The role of dingoes in Indigenous Australian lifestyle, culture, and spirituality. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 81–101. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia

  6. Smith, B. (2015). Dingo intelligence: A dingo’s brain is sharper than it’s teeth. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 215–249. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  7. Smith, B. (2015). The personality, behaviour and suitability of dingoes living as companion animals. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 251–275. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  8. Smith, B. & Watson, L. (2015). The role of private sanctuaries in dingo conservation and the management of dingoes in captivity. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 277–299. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

  9. Smith, B. & Appleby, R. (2015). Forging a new future for the Australian dingo. In: The dingo debate: origins, behaviour and conservation (Ed B Smith) pp. 301–315. CSIRO Publishing: Clayton South, Australia.

JOURNAL ARTICLES (PEER-REVIEWED)

 

Dingoes and non-lethal management

 

  1. Smith, B., Appleby, R., & Jordan, N. (2020). Co-existing with dingoes: Challenges and solutions to implementing non-lethal management. Australian Zoologist (special issue: dingo dilemma). in press.

  2. Smith, B., Palermo, S., & Watson, L. (2020). The important role of private wildlife organisations in facilitating scientific research: A case study of the Australian Dingo Foundation. Australian Zoologist (special issue: dingo dilemma). In press.

  3. Jordan, N., Smith, B., Appleby, R., van Eeden, L. & Webster, H. (2020). Addressing inequality and intolerance in human-wildlife coexistence. Conservation Biology. (special issue: Challenges and solutions to human-wildlife conflicts in agricultural landscapes). doi: 10.1111/cobi.13471

  4. Lucas, T., Smith, B., Norris, R., & Henneberg, M. (2019). Reconstructing body weight of the Australian dingo (Canis dingo) from two simple measurements of the hard palate. Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports, 23, 534-439. doi: 10.1016/j.jasrep.2018.11.018

  5. Smith, B., Morrant, D., Vague, A-L., & Doherty, T. (2020). High rates of cannibalism and food waste consumption by dingoes living at a remote mining operation. Australian Mammalogy, 42(2), 230-234. doi: 10.1071/AM19033

  6. Smith, B., Cairns, K., Adams, J., Newsome, T., Fillios, M., Deaux, E., Parr, W., Letnic, M., van Eeden, L., Appleby, R., Bradshaw, C., Savolainen, P., Ritchie, E., Nimmo, D., Archer-Lean, C., Greenville, A., Dickman, C., Watson, L., Moseby, K., Doherty, T., Wallach, A., Morrant, D., & Crowther, M. (accepted, in press). Taxonomic status of the Australian dingo: the case for Canis dingo Meyer, 1793. Zootaxa.

  7. Ritchie, E., Smith, B., van Eeden, L., & Nimmo, D. (2018). Species definitions shape policy (letters). Science, 361 (6409), 1324. doi: 10.1126/science.aav3437

  8. Smith, B., Vague, A-L., & Appleby, R. (2019). Attitudes towards dingoes (Canis dingo) and their management: A case study from a mining operation in the Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia. Pacific Conservation Biology, 25, 308-321. doi: 10.1071/PC18049

  9. van Eeden, L., Smith, B., Crowther, M., Dickman, C., & Newsome, T. (2019). ‘The dingo menace’: An historic survey of graziers’ management of an Australian carnivore. Pacific Conservation Biology, 25, 245-256. doi: 10.1071/PC18031

  10. Hudson, R., Elizalde, M., Kennedy, G., Rödel, H., & Smith, B. (2019). Diurnal pattern of pre-weaning den visits and nursing in breeding pairs of captive dingoes (Canis dingo). Mammalian Biology, 94, 86-91. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2018.07.002

    Byosiere, S-E., Espinosa, J. & Smith, B. (2018). The function of play bows in Canis lupus and its variants: A comparison of dingo (Canis lupus dingo), dog (Canis lupus familiaris) and wolf puppies (Canis lupus). Behaviour. doi: 10.1163/1568539X-00003495

  11. Smith, B., Lucas, T., Norris, R., & Henneberg, M. (2018). Brain size/body weight in the dingo (Canis dingo): Comparisons with domestic and wild canids. Australian Journal of Zoology. doi: 10.1071/ZO17040 

  12. Smith, B., & Appleby, R. (2018). Promoting human-dingo co-existence in Australia: Moving towards more innovative methods of protecting livestock rather than killing dingoes (Canis dingo). Wildlife Research, 45 (1), 1-15. doi: 10.1071/WR1616

  13. Appleby, R., Mackie, J., Smith, B., Bernede, L., & Jones, D. (2018). Negative human-dingo interactions on Fraser Island: An analysis of incident reports. Australian Mammalogy. doi.org/10.1071/AM16026

  14. Appleby, R., Smith, B., Bernede, L., & Jones, D. (2017). Utlising aversive conditioning to manage the behaviour of Fraser Island dingoes (Canis dingo). Pacific Conservation Biology, 23, 335-358. doi: 10.1071/PC17017

  15. Appleby, R., Smith, B., Mackie, J., Bernede, L., & Jones, D. (2017). Preliminary observations of dingo responses to assumed aversive stimuli. Pacific Conservation Biology, 23, 295–301. doi: 10.1071/PC17005

  16. Smith, B., Browne, M., & Serpell, J. (2017). Owner-reported behavioural characteristics of dingoes (Canis dingo) living as companion animals: A comparison to ‘modern’ and ‘ancient’ dog breeds. Journal of Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 187, 77-84. DOI: 10.1016/j.applanim.2016.11.010

  17. Smith, B., & Vague, A-L. (2017). The denning behaviour of dingoes (Canis dingo) living in a human-modified environment. Australian Mammalogy, 39, 161-168. doi: 10.1071/AM16027.

  18. Hudson, R., Rödel, H., Elizalde, M., Arteaga, L., Kennedy, G., & Smith, B. (2016). Pattern of nipple use by puppies: a comparison of the Australian dingo and the domestic dog. Journal of Comparative Psychology, 130, 269-277.

  19. Smith, B., Flavel, M., & Simpson, B. (2016). Quantification of salivary cortisol from captive dingoes (Canis dingo) in relation to age, gender, and breeding season. Australian Mammalogy, 38, 21-28.

  20.  Smith, B. (2014). Living with wild dogs: Personality dimensions in captive dingoes (Canis dingo) and implications for ownership. Anthrozoös, 27, 423-433.

  21. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2013). Looking back at ‘looking back’: Operationalizing referential gaze for dingoes in an unsolvable task. Animal Cognition, 16, 961-971.

  22. Appleby, R., Smith, B., & Jones, D. (2013). Observations of a free-ranging adult female dingo (Canis dingo) and littermates’ responses to the death of a pup. Behavioural Processes, 96, 42-46. 

  23. Smith, B., Appleby, R. & Litchfield, C. (2012). Spontaneous tool-use: an observation of a dingo (Canis dingo) using a table to access an out-of-reach food reward. Behavioural Processes, 89, 219-224.

  24. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2010). How well do dingoes (Canis dingo) perform on the detour task. Animal Behaviour, 80, 155-162.

  25. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2010). Dingoes (Canis dingo) can use human social cues to locate hidden food. Animal Cognition, 13, 367-376.

  26. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2009). A review of the relationship between Indigenous Australians, dingoes (Canis dingo) and domestic dogs (Canis familiaris). Anthrozoös, 22, 111-128.

 

Animal behaviour (excl dingo)

 

  1. Edwards, P., Hazel, S., Browne, M., Serpell, J., McArthur, M., & Smith, B. (2019). Investigating risk factors that predict a dog’s fear during veterinary consultations. PLoS ONE, 14 (7): e0215416. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215416

  2. Edwards, P., Smith, B., McArthur, M., & Hazel, S. (2019). Fearful Fido: Investigating dog experience in the veterinary context in an effort to reduce distress. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 213, 14-25. doi: 10.1016/j.applanim.2019.02.009

  3. Czerwinski, V., Smith, B., Hynd, P., & Hazel, S. (2017). Sampling maternal care behaviour in domestic dogs: what’s the best approach? Behavioural Processes, 140, 41-46. DOI: 10.1016/j.beproc.2017.03.018

  4. Czerwinski, V., McArthur, M., Smith, B., Hynd, P., & Hazel, S. (2016). Selection of breeding stock among Australian purebred dog breeders, with particular emphasis on the dam. Animals, 6, 75. DOI: 10.3390/ani6110075

  5. Czerwinski, V., Hynd, P., Smith, B. & Hazel, S. (2016). The influence of maternal care on stress-related behaviours in domestic dogs: what can we learn from the rodent literature? Veterinary Behaviour: Clinical Applications and Research, 14, 52–59.

  6. Thompson, K., O’Dwyer, L., Hazel, S., Hadley, T., Smith, B., Reynolds, C., & Sharp, A. (2015). What’s in a dog’s breakfast? Considering the social, veterinary and environmental implications of feeding food scraps to pets using three Australian surveys. Sustainability, 7, 7195-7213.

  7. Lord, K., Feinstein, M., Smith, B., & Coppinger, R. (2013). Variation in reproductive traits of members of the genus Canis with special attention to the domestic dog (Canis familiaris). Behavioural Processes, 92, 131-142.

  8. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2010). An empirical case study examining effectiveness of environmental enrichment in two captive Australian sea lions (Neophoca cinerea). Journal of Applied Animal Welfare Science, 13, 103-122.

Human-animal relationships (excl dingo)

 

  1. Hoffman, C., Hazelton, P., & Smith, B. (2020). Human-animal co-sleeping practices among Australian dog owners. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin. In press.

  2. Hoffman, C., Browne, M., & Smith, B. (2020). Human-animal co-sleeping: An actigraphy-based assessment of dogs’ impacts on women’s nighttime movements. Animals, 10(2), 1-13. doi: 10.3390/ani10020278 (Special issue: Sleep behaviour and physiology of domestic dogs).

  3. Smith, B., Browne, M., Mack, J., & Kontou, T. (2018). An exploratory study of human-dog co-sleeping using actigraphy: do dogs disrupt their owner’s sleep? Anthrozoos, 31(6), 727-740. doi: 10.1080/08927936.2018.1529355

  4. Thompson, K., O’Dwyer, L., Bowen, H., & Smith, B. (2018). One dog, but which dog? How researchers guide participants to select dogs in surveys of human-dog relationships. Anthrozoos, 31 (2), 195-210. doi:10.1080/08927936.2018.1434057

  5. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2019). Archetyping relationships with companion animals to understand disaster risk-taking propensity. Journal of Risk Research, 22 (4), 475-496. doi: 10.1080/13669877.2017.1405458

    Thompson, K., Haigh, L., & Smith, B. (2018). Planned and ultimate actions of horse owners in response to a bushfire threat: Implications for natural disaster preparedness and survivability. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 27, 490-498. doi: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2017.11.013

  6. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2017). Developing a scale to understand willingness to sacrifice personal safety for companion animals: The Pet-Owner Risk Propensity Scale (PORPS). International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 21, 205-212. DOI: 10.1016/j.ijdrr.2016.12.004

  7. Smith, B., Hazelton, P., Thompson, K., Trigg, J., Etherton, H., and Blunden, S. (2017). A multi-species approach to co-sleeping: Integrating human-animal co-sleeping practices into our understanding of human sleep. Human Nature, 28 (3), 255-273.

  8. Thompson, K., Trigg, J., & Smith, B. (2017). Animal ownership amongst vulnerable populations in regional South Australia: Implications for natural disaster preparedness and resilience. Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, 23 (1), 59-63. DOI: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000416

  9. Every, D., Smith, K., Trigg, J., Smith, B., Thompson, K. (2017). “How will my donkey fit on the plane?” The benefits and constraints of the therapeutic use of animals with refugees. Clinical Psychologist, 21 (1), 44-53. DOI: 10.1111/cp.12071

  10. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2016). A moveable beast: subjective influence of human-animal relationships on risk perception, and risk behaviour during bushfire threat. The Qualitative Report, 21 (10), 1881-1903.

  11. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2016). Exploring risk propensity through pet-attachment diversity in natural hazard contexts. Human-Animal Interaction Bulletin, 4 (1), 54-81.

  12. Smith, B. & Dale, A. (2016). Integrating animals in the classroom: The attitudes and experiences of Australian school teachers toward animal-assisted interventions for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Pet Behaviour Science, 1, 13-22.

  13. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2016). An animal just like me: the importance of preserving the identities of companion-animal owners in disaster contexts. Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 10 (1), 26-40. DOI: 10.1111/spc3.12233

  14. Trigg, J., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Bennett, P. (2015). Engaging pet owners in disaster risk and preparedness communications: Simplifying complex human-animal relations with archetypes. Environmental Hazards, 14 (3), 236-251. DOI:10.1080/17477891.2015.1047731

  15. Trigg, J., Smith, B., & Thompson, K. (2015). Does emotional closeness to pets motivate their inclusion in bushfire survival plans? Implications for emergency communicators. Australian Journal of Emergency Management (Special Edition), 30 (2), 24-30.

  16. Taylor, M., McCarthy, M., Burns, P., Thompson, K., Smith, B., & Eustace, G. (2015). The challenges of managing animals and their owners in disasters: The perspectives of Australian response organisations and stakeholders. Australian Journal of Emergency Management (Special Edition), 30 (2), 31-37.

  17. Smith, B., Taylor, M., & Thompson, K. (2015). Risk perception, preparedness and response of livestock producers to bushfires: A South Australian case study. Australian Journal of Emergency Management (Special Edition), 30 (2), 38-42.

  18. Smith, B., Thompson, K., Taylor, M. (2015). What’s the big deal? Responder experiences of large animal rescue in Australia. PLoS Currents Disasters. doi: 10.1371/currents.dis.71d34082943fa239dbfbf9597232c8a5.

  19. Thompson, K., & Smith, B. (2014). Should we let sleeping dogs lie…with us? Synthesizing the literature and setting the agenda for research on human-animal co-sleeping practices. Humanimalia, 6, 1.

  20. Smith, B., Thompson, K., Clarkson, L., Dawson, D. (2014). The prevalence and implications of human-animal co-sleeping in an Australian sample. Anthrozoös, 27, 423-433.

  21. Thompson, K., Every, D., Rainbird, S., Cornell, V., Smith, B., & Trigg, J. (2014). No pet or their person left behind: Improving the disaster resilience of vulnerable groups through animal attachment (special issue on 'Animal Management Following Natural Disasters’). Animals, 4, 214-240.

  22. Smith, B. (2012). The 'pet effect': health related aspects of companion animal ownership. Australian Family Physician, 41, 439-442.

 

Human cognition, health, and fatigue

  1. Cvirn, M., Dorrian, J., Roach, G., Sargent, C., Smith, B., Vincent, G., Jay, S., Roach, G., Sargent, C., Larsen, B., Aisbett, B., & Ferguson, S. (2019). The effects of hydration on cognitive performance during a simulated wildfire suppression shift in temperate and hot conditions. Applied Ergonomics, 77, 9-15. doi: 10.1016/j.apergo.2018.12.018

  2. Cvirn, M., Smith, B., Ferguson, S., Jay, S., Dorrian, K.,  & Vincent, G. (2017). The sleep architecture of Australian volunteer firefighters during a multi-day simulated wildfire suppression: impact of sleep restriction and temperature. Accident, Analysis and Prevention, 99 (Part B), 389-394. DOI: 10.1016/j.aap.2015.11.013

  3. Smith, B., Browne, M., Armstrong, T., & Ferguson, S. (2016). The accuracy of subjective measures for assessing fatigue related decrements in multi-stressor environments. Safety Science, 86, 238–244. DOI:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.03.006

  4. Ferguson, S., Smith, B., Browne, M., & Rockloff, M. (2016). Fatigue in emergency services operations: assessment of the optimal objective and subjective measures using a simulated wildfire deployment. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 171. doi:10.3390/ijerph13020171

  5. Jay, S., Smith, B., Windler, S., Dorrian, J., and Ferguson, S. (2016). Does suspected sleep disordered breathing impact on the sleep and performance of firefighting volunteers during a simulated fireground campaign? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13, 173. doi:10.3390/ijerph13020173

  6. Allison, S., Roeger, L., Smith, B., & Isherwood, L. (2014). Family histories of school bullying: implications for parent-child psychotherapy. Australasian Psychiatry, 22, 149-153.

  7. Roeger, L., Reed, R., & Smith, B. (2010). Equity of access in the spatial distribution of GPs within an Australian metropolitan city. Journal of Australian Primary Health, 16, 284-290.

 

PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS (PEER REVIEWED)

 

  1. Cvirn, M., Smith, B., Jay, S., Vincent, G., & Ferguson, S. (2015). The impact of temperature on the sleep characteristics of volunteer firefighters during a wildland fireground tour simulation. In: Kennedy G, Sargent, C (Eds). The time of your life. Australian Chronobiology Society, Melbourne, Australia, pp. 18-24.

  2. Taylor, M., Eustace, G., Smith, B., Thompson, K., Westcott, R., & Burns, P. (2015). Managing animals in disasters (MAiD): Experiences of responders in supporting animals and their owners in disasters - Research Forum paper 2014. In: Proceedings of Bushfire CRC and AFAC 2014 Conference Research Forum, Wellington, New Zealand.

  3. Christoforou T, Cvirn M, Ferguson SA, Armstrong TA, Smith B. (2013). The effect of sleep restriction and exposure to physical activity on the cognitive ability of volunteer firefighters across a 3-day simulated fire-ground tour. In: Sargent C, Zhou X (Eds). Sleep, performance and well-being in adults and adolescences. Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 13-17.

  4. Armstrong TA, Cvirn M, Ferguson SA, Christoforou T, Smith B. (2013). Can Australian bush fire fighters accurately self-monitor their cognitive performance during a 3-day simulated fire-ground campaign. In: Sargent C, Zhou X (Eds). Sleep, performance and well-being in adults and adolescences. Australasian Chronobiology Society, Adelaide, Australia, pp. 18-23.

 

POPULAR ARTICLES

 

  1. Smith, B. (2019). The Domestic Dog: Its Evolution, Behavior and Interactions with People. 2nd edition [Book review]. Anthrozoös, 32 (5), 719-722. doi:10.1080/08927936.2019.1645518 

  2. Smith, B., Bradshaw, C.J.A., Ritchie, E., Adams, J.W., Cairns, K.M., Crowther, M. (2019). The dingo is a true-blue, native Australian species. The Conversation. March 7, 2019.

  3. Smith, B., Ritchie, E., van Eeden, L. (2018). Why the WA government is wrong to play identity politics with dingoes. The Conversation. August 31, 2018.

  4. Smith, B. (2016). Our dogs may love us, but that doesn't mean we should treat them like humans. SBS Television Commentary. April 26, 2016.

  5. Smith, B. (2015). The dingo: neither dog nor wolf. In: K. Guy (Editor), Dingo Tails: tales from the dingoes den. E-book, pp. 213-221. October, 25, 2015.

  6. Smith, B. (2015). Science wants to know about the dog in your bed. Do You Believe in Dog? (Blog). August 31, 2015.

  7. Smith, B. (2013). Take a walk on the wild side: dingo science. Do You Believe in Dog? (Blog). October 3, 2013.

  8. Smith, B. (2012). Pets and mental health: the relationship is not so straightforward. Croakey: The Crikey Health Blog. March 8, 2012.

  9. Smith, B. (2012). Caring for country is also good for Aboriginal people. Croakey: The Crikey Health Blog. January 27, 2012.

  10. Smith, B. (2009). Friends, foes, food and ferals: Dingo relationships in Australia. Australian Wildlife Magazine, 46, 14-19.

 

REPORTS

 

  1. Smith, B. (2016). The population, behaviour and management of dingoes at Telfer Mine, Western Australia. Report prepared for Newcrest Mining.

  2. Aisbett, B., Smith, B., & Ferguson, S. (2014). Operational readiness of rural firefighters during bushfire suppression. Bushfire and Natural Hazards CRC. Melbourne: Australia. ISBN: 978-0-9925027-7-5.

  3. Thompson, K., Every, D., Cornell, V., Rainbird, S., Smith, B., and Trigg, J. (2013, December). Animal Attachment and Disaster Resilience in Vulnerable Communities in Australia: A literature review. Report prepared for The World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA).

  4. Katterl, R., Anikeeva, O., Butler, C., Brown, L., Smith, B., Bywood, P. (2012). Potentially avoidable hospitalisations in Australia: Causes for hospitalisations and primary health care interventions. PHC RIS Policy Issue Review. Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research & Information Service.

  5. Moretti, C., Carne A., Smith, B., & Bywood P. (2011). Summary Data Report of the 2009-2010 Annual Survey of Divisions of General Practice. Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, Discipline of General Practice, Flinders University, and Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

  6. Smith, B. (2011). More Allied Health Services (MAHS) Program: Summary 2006-2009. Report for the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, Flinders University.

  7. Smith, B. (2011). Rural Primary Health Services (RPHS) Program: 2010-2011 6 month data report. Report for the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing. Adelaide: Primary Health Care Research & Information Service, Flinders University.

 

PRESENTATIONS (INVITED SPEAKER)

 

  1. Smith, B. (2019). Non-lethal approaches to dingo management. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales special forum, ‘The dingo dilemma: cull, contain or conserve’. Sydney, Australia. September 7, 2019.

  2. Smith, B. (2019). Decoding the nature of human-dingo interactions on K’Gari (Fraser Island). 8th biennial K’Gari (Fraser Island) Conference, Community, Culture and Collaborations. Fraser Coast Campus, University of the Sunshine Coast. August 31, 2019.

  3. Smith, B. (2017). Living with wild dogs: Exploring the behaviour and personality of dingoes living as companion animals. Delta Institute Dog Behaviour Conference ‘Inside of a dog’. Sydney, Australia. April 8-9, 2017.

  4. Smith, B. (2014). Managing dingo-human conflict on Fraser Island. Paper presented at the Australian Institute of Animal Management Workshop. Gold Coast, Australia. October 16-17, 2014.

 

PRESENTATIONS (CONFERENCES AND PUBLIC TALKS)

 

  1. Smith, B. (2018). Incorporating human dimensions in wildlife conservation: the importance of measuring attitudes. Symposium presentation during ‘Human-wildlife conflict: Rebuilding conscious co-existence’ at the ISAZ 27th International conference, "Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions". Sydney, Australia. July 2-5, 2018.

  2. Smith, B. (2018). What’s in a (pets) name? Paper presented at the ISAZ 27th International conference, "Animals in Our Lives: Multidisciplinary Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions". Sydney, Australia. July 2-5, 2018.

  3. Smith, B. (2018). The dingo: a unique canid. Presentation to the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (University of Adelaide). Adelaide, Australia. June.

  4. Smith, B. (2017). The contribution of domestic dogs to the science of sleep. Paper presented at the Adelaide Sleep Retreat. Adelaide, Australia. November 15, 2017.

  5. Smith, B. (2017). Mining for trouble: The population, behaviour and management of dingoes living within a remote Australian mining operation. Paper presented at the 12th International Mammalogical Congress. Perth, Australia, July 9-14.

  6. Smith, B. (2017). Dingo behaviour and captive management. Presentation to the Rockhampton Zoological Gardens. Rockhampton, Australia. 28 March, 2017.

  7. Smith, B. (2016). Managing the risk of dingo-human conflict on Fraser Island. Paper presented at the Society for Risk Analysis Australia and New Zealand (SRA ANZ) 9th Annual Conference, ‘Engaging Risk’. Adelaide, Australia. November 23-24, 2016. 

  8. Smith, B. (2015). Pets in beds: Towards an understanding human-animal co-sleeping practices among dog owners. Paper presented at the Adelaide Sleep Retreat. Adelaide, Australia. November 12, 2015.

  9. Smith, B. (2014). How do livestock producers perceive ‘risk’ during natural disasters. Paper presented at the Society of Risk Analysis- Australia and New Zealand. Palmerston North, New Zealand. August 26-27, 2014. 

  10. Smith, B. (2014). Why wild dogs don’t make good pets: An exploration of the personality and behavioral characteristics of dingoes living as companion animals. Paper presented at the Society for the Promotion of Applied Research in Canine Science. Newport, Rhode Island. June 20-22, 2014. 

  11. Smith, B. (2014). Dingo cognition and behaviour. Presentation to the Yale University Psychology Department. North Haven, Connecticut. July, 2014.

  12. Smith, B. (2013). Dingoes, the ‘missing link’ between wolves and domestic dogs? Online lecture for e-training for dogs.com, for the Ethology and Canine Behavior Lecture Series, February 6, 2013.

  13. Smith, B., Thompson, K., & Dawson, D. (2012). Should we let sleeping dogs lie… with us? The prevalence and implications of pet bed-sharing in an Australian sample. Paper presented at the Australasian Chronobiology Society 9th Annual Meeting, September 15, 2012. Adelaide, Australia.

  14. Smith, B. (2011). Clever dingoes. Presentation given at the Australian Dingo Foundation’s annual ‘Dingo Birthday’ celebrations, July 3, 2011. Toolern Vale, Victoria.

  15. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2011). Cognition and behaviour in captive dingoes (Canis dingo). Paper presented at the Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour (ASSAB) Annual Conference. Adelaide, Australia, 11-13 April.

  16. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2006). The effect of environmental enrichment in reducing stereotypic behaviour in captive Australian Sea Lions (Neophoca cinerea). Paper presented at the First Australasian Regional Environmental Enrichment Conference. Melbourne, Australia, 1-2 Nov.

 

CONFERENCE POSTERS

  1. Smith B.P., Moore, R., Appleby, R., Blacker, A. (2019). Fladry as a non-lethal deterrent for dingoes. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales special forum, ‘The dingo dilemma: cull, contain or conserve’. Sydney, Australia. September 7, 2019.

  2. Watson, L., Palermo, S.G., & Smith, B.P. (2019). The Australian Dingo Foundation. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales special forum, ‘The dingo dilemma: cull, contain or conserve’. Sydney, Australia. September 7, 2019.

  3. Waudby, H.P., Earl, G., Petit, S., Robinson, G.M., & Smith, B.P. (2019). Social-ecological systems approaches to dingo management. Royal Zoological Society of New South Wales special forum, ‘The dingo dilemma: cull, contain or conserve’. Sydney, Australia. September 7, 2019.

  4. Ma, C., Smith, B., Wilkes, A., & Norris, R. (2019). Orbital Angle in the Australian Dingo. Poster presented at the 12th International Congress of Vertebrate Morphology. Prague, Czech Republic, July 21-25, 2019.

  5. Van Eeden, L. Smith, B., Dickman, C., Crowther, M. & Newsome, T. (2017). The dingo menace: an early account of farmer interactions with dingoes from surveys by N.W.G. Macintosh. Poster presented at the 2017 12th International Mammalogical Congress. Perth, Australia, 9th-16th July.

  6. Taylor, M., Burns, P., Thompson, K., Smith, B. & Eustace, G. (2014). Managing animals in disasters (MAiD): Improving preparedness, response, and resilience through individual and organizational collaboration. Poster presented at the 2014 Bushfire CRC and AFAC Conference. Wellington, New Zealand.

  7. Smith, B., Cvirn, M., Jay, S., Ferguson, S. (2013). Can volunteer rural firefighters accurately self-monitor their cognitive performance? Poster presented at the 2013 Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Conference. Melbourne, Australia, 2-5 September.

  8. Smith, B., Jay, S., Onus, K., Aisbett, B., & Ferguson, S. (2012). Cognitive performance in bush fire fighters. Poster presented at the 2012 Australasian Fire and Emergency Service Authorities Council Conference. Perth, Australia, 28-31 August.

  9. Smith, B. & Bywood, P. (2012). Are companion animals the secret to good health? Poster presented at the 2012 Primary Health Care Research Conference. Canberra, Australia, 17-20 July.

  10. Iannos, M., Bullivant, L., & Smith, B. (2010). The friendly neighbour approach: an attention control group protocol. Poster presented at the Tri-State PHCRED Conference, Warrnambool, Victoria, 16-17 September.

  11. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2009). Problem solving in dingoes (Canis dingo): An example using the detour task. Poster presented at the 43rd Congress of the International Society for Applied Ethology, Cairns, Australia, 6-10 July.

  12. Smith, B., & Litchfield, C. (2008). How well do dingoes (Canis dingo) use human social cues to locate hidden food. Poster presented at the Canine Science Forum, Budapest, Hungary, 5-9 July.