Queen's University, Belfast

Current Position Faculty
Previous Position Faculty
Email h.kunc@qub.ac.uk
Departments School of Biological Sciences
Quadrat Core Themes Biodiversity, Environmental Management
Methods I Use Modelling


Key Research Interests

  • Research synthesis
  • Animal Communication
  • Animal behaviour in response to human-induced environmental changes

Recent Key Papers

  • Kunc, Hansjoerg P., Kirsty Elizabeth McLaughlin, and Rouven Schmidt. “Aquatic noise pollution: implications for individuals, populations, and ecosystems.” Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences283, no. 1836 (2016): 20160839.
  • Kunc, Hansjoerg P., and Rouven Schmidt. “Species sensitivities to a global pollutant: A meta‐analysis on acoustic signals in response to anthropogenic noise.” Global change biology27, no. 3 (2021): 675-688.
  • Kunc, Hansjoerg P., and Rouven Schmidt. “The effects of anthropogenic noise on animals: a meta-analysis.” Biology letters15, no. 11 (2019): 20190649.

Summary Title of Current Studentships

  • QUADRAT DTP student, Emily Legge: The effect of changing soundscapes on trophic interactions