Publications

Bulté, G., Chlebak, R. Dawson, J.W., and Blouin-Demers, G. (2018). Studying mate choice in the wild using 3D printed decoys and action cameras: a case study of male choice in the norther map turtle. Animal Behaviour 138:141-143. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2018.02.018
** Featured in Science: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/04/here-s-what-happens-when-you-replace-toads-and-turtles-3d-printed-replicas-wild  
Thiem, J.D., Dawson, J.W., Hatin, D., Danylchuk, A.J., Dumont, P., Gleiss, A.C., Wilson, R.P. and Cooke, S.J. (2016). Swimming activity and energetic costs of adult lake sturgeon during fishway passage. Journal of Experimental Biology 219:2534-2544.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.140087.
** Featured in Inside JEB “How migrating lake sturgeon cope in fishways” by Kathryn Knight.  Journal of Experimental Biology 2016 219: 2412 http://dx.doi.org/10.1242/jeb.146910
Gorelick, R., Fraser, D., Mansfield, M., Dawson, J.W., Wijenayake, S., Bertram, S.M. (2016). Abrupt shortening of bird W chromosomes in ancestral Neognathae. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 119:488-496.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bij.12832
Thiem, J.D., Dawson, J.W., Gleiss, A., Martins, E., Haro, A., Castro-Santos, T., Danylchuk, A., Wilson, R.P., Cooke, S.J. (2015). Accelerometer-derived activity correlates with volitional swimming speed in lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens). Can. J. Zool. 93:645-654. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjz-2014-0271
Silva, A.T., Hatry, C. Thiem, J.D., Gutowsky, L.F.G., Hatin, D., Zhu, D.Z., Dawson, J.W., Katopodis, C., and Cooke, S.J. (2015) Behaviour and Locomotory Activity of a Migratory Catostomid during Fishway Passage. PLoS ONE 10(4): e0123051. http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0123051
Iouguina, A., Dawson, J.W., Hallgrimsson, B., and Smart, G. (2014) Biologically Informed Disciplines: A comparative analysis of bionics, biomimetics, biomimicry, and bio-inspiration among others.  Int. J. of Design & Nature and Ecodynamics. 9(3):197-205. http://dx.doi.org/10.2495/DNE-V9-N3-197-205
Pacheco, K., Dawson, J.W., Jutting, M. and Bertram, S.M. (2013) How age influences phonotaxis in virgin female Jamaican field crickets (Gryllus asimilis) PeerJ 1:e130. http://dx.doi.org/10.7717/peerj.130
Fournier, J.P., Dawson, J.W., Mikhail, A. and Yack, J.E. (2013) If a Bird Flies in the Forest, Does an Insect Hear It? Biology Letters 9:20130319. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2013.0319
Laliberté, J.F., Kraemer, K.L., Dawson, J.W., and Miyata, D. (2013) Design and Manufacturing of Biologically Inspired Micro Aerial Vehicle Wings Using Rapid Prototyping.  International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles 5(1): 15-38.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1260/1756-8293.5.1.15
Bertram, S.M., Thomson, I., Auguste, B., Dawson, J.W., and Darveau, C.-A. (2011) Variation in cricket acoustic mate attraction signaling explained by body morphology and metabolic differences.  Animal Behaviour 82:1255-1261. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anbehav.2011.08.021
Thiem, J.D., Binder, T.R., Dawson, J.W., Dumont, P., Hatlin, D., Katopodis, C., Zhu, D.Z. and Cooke, S.J. (2011) Behaviour and passage success of upriver-migrating lake sturgeon (Acipenser fulvescens) in a vertical slot fishway on the Richelieu River, Quebec. Endangered Species Research 15:1-11.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3354/esr00360.
Smokorowski, K.E., Boisclair, E., Bergeron, N., Clarke, K., Cooke, S., Cunjak, R., Dawson, J., Eaton, B., Hicks, F., Higgins, P., Katopodis, C., Lapointe, M., Legendre, P., Power, M., Randall, R., Rasmussen, J., Rose, G., Saint-Hilaire, A., Sellars, B., Swanson, G. Winfield, N., Wysocki, R. Zhu, D. (2011) NSERC’S HydroNet: A national research network to promote sustainable hydropower and healthy aquatic ecosystems.  Fisheries 36(10):480-488.
Asi, N.S., Fullard, J.H., Whitehead, S. and Dawson, J.W. (2009) No neural evidence for dynamic auditory tuning of the A1 receptor in the ear of the noctuid moth, Noctua pronuba. J. comp Physiol. A. 195:955-960.
Rashed, A.M., Khan, M.I., Dawson, J.W., Yack, J.E. and Sherratt, T.N. (2009) Do hoverflies (Diptera: Syrphidae) sound like the Hymenoptera they morphologically resemble?  Behavioral Ecology 20:396-402
Dawson, J. W., Leung, F., and Robertson, R. M. (2004) Acoustic startle/escape reactions in tethered flying locusts: Motor patterns and wing kinematics underlying intentional steering.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A 190:581-600.
Dawson, J. W., Kutsch, W., and Robertson, R. M. (2004) Auditory evoked evasive manoeuvres in free-flying locusts and moths.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A 190:69-84.
Ratcliffe, J. M. and Dawson, J. W. (2003) The use of sensory information for the detection and capture of palatable prey in bats. Animal Behaviour 66:847-856.
Fullard, J. H., Muma, K. E. and Dawson, J. W. (2003) Quantifying an anti-bat flight response by eared moths. Canadian Journal of Zoology 81:395-399.
Fullard, J. H., Dawson, J. W., and Jacobs, D. S. (2003).  Auditory encoding during the last moments of a moth’s life. Journal of Experimental Biology 206(2):281-294.
** Featured in Inside JEB “Deathly silence improves a bat’s chance” by Kathryn Phillips.
Yack, J. E., Otero, L. D., Dawson, J. W., Surlykke, A. and Fullard, J. H. (2000) Sound production and hearing in the blue cracker butterfly, Hamydryas feronia (Lepidoptera, Nymphalidae) from Venezuela.  Journal of Experimental Biology 203:3689-3702. (appears on cover of issue)
Fullard, J. H., and Dawson, J. W. (1999) Why do diurnal moths have ears?  Naturwissenschaften 86:276-279.
Fullard, J. H., Dawson, J. W., Otero, L. D, and Surlykke, A. (1997) Bat-deafness in day-flying moths (Lepidoptera, Notodontidae, Dioptinae). Journal of Comparative Physiology A 181:477-483.
Dawson, J. W., Dawson-Scully, K., Robert, D., and Robertson, R. M., (1997) Forewing asymmetries during auditory avoidance in flying locusts.  Journal of Experimental Biology 200:2323-2335. (appears on cover of issue)
Fullard, J. H., and Dawson, J. W. (1996) The echolocation calls of the spotted bat, Euderma maculatum are relatively inaudible to moths.  Journal of Experimental Biology 200:129-137.
Robertson, R. M., Kuhnert, C. T., and Dawson, J. W. (1996) Thermal avoidance during flight in the locust, Locusta migratoria.  Journal of Experimental Biology 199:1383-1393.
Dawson, J. W., and Fullard, J. H. (1995) The neuroethology of sound production in tiger moths (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) II. Location of the tymbal central pattern generator in Cycnia tenera Hübner.  Journal of Comparative Physiology A 176:541-549.
Faure, P. A., Fullard, J. H., and Dawson, J. W. (1993) The gleaning attacks of the northern long-eared bat, Myotis septentrionalis, are relatively inaudible to moths.  Journal of Experimental Biology 178:173-189.