Dr Kirsty MacLeod

Teaching & Research Lectureship

  1. Article › Research › Peer-reviewed
  2. Published

    A quantitative synthesis of and predictive framework for studying winter warming effects in reptiles

    Moss, J. & MacLeod, K., 1 Oct 2022, In: Oecologia. 200, p. 259-271 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Published

    Academic ecosystems must evolve to support a sustainable postdoc workforce

    Alund, M., Emery, N., Jarrett, B. J. M., MacLeod, K. J., McCreery, H. F., Mamoozadeh, N., Phillips, J. G., Schossau, J., Thompson, A. W., Warwick, A. R., Yule, K. M., Zylstra, E. R. & Gering, E., 1 Jun 2020, In: Nature Ecology and Evolution. 4, 6, p. 777-781

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. Published

    Compensating for a stressful pregnancy? Glucocorticoid treatment during gravidity reduces metabolic rate in female fence lizards post-parturition

    MacLeod, K. J., Langkilde, T., Heppner, J. J., Howey, C. A. F., Sprayberry, K., Tylan, C. & Sheriff, M. J., 1 Nov 2021, In: Hormones and Behavior. 136

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  5. Published

    Context-dependent effects of glucocorticoids on the lizard gut microbiome

    MacLeod, K. J., Kohl, K. D., Trevelline, B. K. & Langkilde, T., 1 Jan 2022, In: Molecular Ecology. 31, 1, p. 185-196

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  6. Published

    Do mothers bias offspring sex ratios in carotenoid-rich environments?

    MacLeod, K. J., Brekke, P., Tong, W., Ewen, J. G. & Thorogood, R., 1 Jan 2017, In: Behavioral Ecology. 28, 1, p. 131-137

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  7. Published

    Factors predicting the frequency, likelihood and duration of allonursing in the cooperatively breeding meerkat

    MacLeod, K. J., Nielsen, J. F. & Clutton-Brock, T. H., 1 Nov 2013, In: Animal Behaviour. 86, 5, p. 1059-1067

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. Published

    Fear and lethality in snowshoe hares: the deadly effects of non-consumptive predation risk

    MacLeod, K. J., Krebs, C. J., Boonstra, R. & Sheriff, M. J., 1 Mar 2018, In: Oikos. 127, 3, p. 375-380

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  9. Published

    Gas compressor noise does not influence tree swallow nestling condition or immune response

    MacLeod, K., Naugle, L., Brittingham, M. & Avery, J., Sep 2022, In: Journal of Zoology. 318, 1, p. 1-9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  10. Published

    Gestation alters the gut microbiota of an oviparous lizard

    Trevelline, B. K., MacLeod, K. J., Langkilde, T. & Kohl, K. D., 1 Jul 2019, In: Fems Microbiology Ecology. 95, 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  11. Published

    Glucocorticoids do not influence a secondary sexual trait or its behavioral expression in eastern fence lizards

    MacLeod, K. J., McCormick, G. L. & Langkilde, T., 26 Mar 2019, In: Scientific Reports. 9

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. Published

    History of predator exposure affects cell-mediated immunity in female eastern fence lizards, Sceloporus undulatus (Squamata: Phrynosomatidae)

    Sprayberry, K., Tylan, C., Owen, D. A. S., Macleod, K. J., Sheriff, M. J. & Langkilde, T., 1 Dec 2019, In: BIOLOGICAL JOURNAL OF THE LINNEAN SOCIETY. 128, 4, p. 944-951

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  13. Published

    In ovo microbial communities: a potential mechanism for the initial acquisition of gut microbiota among oviparous birds and lizards

    Trevelline, B. K., MacLeod, K. J., Knutie, S. A., Langkilde, T. & Kohl, K. D., 31 Jul 2018, In: Biology letters. 14, 7

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  14. Published

    Integrating Ecological and Evolutionary Context in the Study of Maternal Stress

    Sheriff, M. J., Bell, A., Boonstra, R., Dantzer, B., Lavergne, S. G., McGhee, K. E., MacLeod, K. J., Winandy, L., Zimmer, C. & Love, O. P., 1 Sep 2017, In: Integrative and Comparative Biology. 57, 3, p. 437-449

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  15. Published

    Low costs of allonursing in meerkats: mitigation by behavioral change?

    MacLeod, K. J. & Clutton-Brock, T. H., 1 May 2015, In: Behavioral Ecology. 26, 3, p. 697-705

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. Published

    Maternal corticosterone increases thermal sensitivity of heart rate in lizard embryos

    Owen, D. A. S., Sheriff, M. J., Heppner, J. J., Gerke, H., Ensminger, D. C., MacLeod, K. J. & Langkilde, T., 31 Jan 2019, In: Biology letters. 15, 1

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. Published

    Maternal stress alters the phenotype of the mother, her eggs and her offspring in a wild-caught lizard

    Ensminger, D. C., Langkilde, T., Owen, D. A. S., MacLeod, K. J. & Sheriff, M. J., 1 Nov 2018, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 87, 6, p. 1685-1697

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Published

    Minutes matter: brief hatching asynchrony adversely affects late-hatched hihi nestlings, but not life beyond the nest

    MacLeod, K. J., Brekke, P., Ewen, J. G. & Thorogood, R., 1 Sep 2016, In: Animal Behaviour. 119, p. 111-118

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. Published

    No apparent benefits of allonursing for recipient offspring and mothers in the cooperatively breeding meerkat

    MacLeod, K. J., McGhee, K. E. & Clutton-Brock, T. H., 1 Jul 2015, In: Journal of Animal Ecology. 84, 4, p. 1050-1058

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  20. Published

    No evidence for adaptive sex ratio variation in the cooperatively breeding meerkat, Suricata suricatta

    MacLeod, K. J. & Clutton-Brock, T. H., Mar 2013, In: Animal Behaviour. 85, 3, p. 645-653

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. Published

    Predator-induced transgenerational plasticity in animals: a meta-analysis

    MacLeod, K., Monestier, C., Ferrari, M., McGhee, K., Sheriff, M. & Bell, A., 1 Dec 2022, In: Oecologia. 200, 3-4, p. 371-383 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  22. Published

    Revisiting non-offspring nursing: allonursing evolves when the costs are low

    MacLeod, K. J. & Lukas, D., 30 Jun 2014, In: Biology letters. 10, 6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. Published

    Social context-dependent provisioning rules in red-winged fairy-wrens do not vary with signals of increased chick need

    MacLeod, K. J. & Brouwer, L., 1 Sep 2018, In: Animal Behaviour. 143, p. 105-111

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  24. Published

    Survival and reproductive costs of repeated acute glucocorticoid elevations in a captive, wild animal

    MacLeod, K. J., Sheriff, M. J., Ensminger, D. C., Owen, D. A. S. & Langkilde, T., 1 Nov 2018, In: General and Comparative Endocrinology. 268, p. 1-6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Published

    The effect of novel and familiar predator cues on prey vigilance and foraging behaviors in the greater khingan mountains, Inner Mongolia, China

    Mpemba, H., Fan, Y., MacLeod, K. J., Wen, D. & Jiang, G., 26 Aug 2019, In: Applied Ecology and Environmental Research. 17, 4, p. 8219-8234

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Published

    The influence of maternal glucocorticoids on offspring phenotype in high- and low-risk environments

    MacLeod, K. J., Langkilde, T., Venable, C. P., Ensminger, D. C. & Sheriff, M. J., 1 Nov 2021, In: Behavioral Ecology. 32, 6, p. 1330-1338

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Published

    Tree selection is linked to locomotor performance and associated noise production in a lizard

    MacLeod, K. J., Freidenfelds, N. A., Leighton, G. M. & Langkilde, T., 1 Mar 2019, In: Journal of Zoology. 307, 3, p. 195-202

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  28. Published

    Viviparous mothers impose stronger glucocorticoid-mediated maternal stress effects on their offspring than oviparous mothers

    MacLeod, K. J., While, G. M. & Uller, T., 1 Dec 2021, In: Ecology and Evolution. 11, 23, p. 17238-17259

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  29. Letter › Research › Peer-reviewed
  30. Published

    Junior scientists are sceptical of sceptics of open access: a reply to Agrawal

    Carter, A. J., Horrocks, N. P. C., Huchard, E., Logan, C. J., Lukas, D., MacLeod, K. J., Marshall, H. H., Peck, H. L., Sanderson, J. L. & Sorensen, M. C., 1 Jun 2014, In: TRENDS IN PLANT SCIENCE. 19, 6, p. 339-340

    Research output: Contribution to journalLetterpeer-review