Role at Manaaki Whenua - Landcare Research:
Postdoctoral Fellow in quantitative ecology, Wildlife Ecology and Management team, Lincoln
- Mathematical and statistical modelling in ecology
- Quantification of biodiversity outcomes from pest species management
- Individual-based simulation models for collective movement
- Spatiotemporal models of population dynamics
Professional affiliations / recognition:
2016-Present Associate Investigator, Te Pūnaha Matatini (TPM), a New Zealand Centre of Research Excellence for complex systems and networks
2016 Immediate Past Chair, TPM Whānau Committee (Emerging Scientists Network for TPM)
2014-2015 Inaugural Chair, TPM Whānau Committee (Emerging Scientists Network for TPM)
2012-2015 Marsden Fund PhD Scholarship, University of Canterbury, School of Mathematics and Statistics, NZ
2012-2015 Committee member, New Zealand Branch of Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics Incorporated (ANZIAM)
2012 Sir James Black Award for Outstanding Achievement, University of Dundee, Scotland, UK
Member: New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES)
New Zealand Mathematical Society (NZMS)
Australian and New Zealand Industrial and Applied Mathematics Incorporated (ANZIAM)
Byrom, A. E., Innes, J. and Binny, R. N. (2016). A review of biodiversity outcomes from possum-focused pest control in New Zealand. Wildlife Research 43: 228–253.
Binny, R. N., James, A. and Plank, M. J. (2016). Collective cell behaviour with neighbour-dependent proliferation, death and directional bias. Bulletin of Mathematical Biology, 78: 2277-2301.
Binny, R. N., Haridas, P., James, A., Law, R., Simpson, M. J., Plank, M. J. (2016). Spatial structure arising from neighbour-dependent bias in collective cell movement. PeerJ. 4:e1689.
Binny, R. N., Plank, M. J. and James, A. (2014). Spatial moment dynamics for collective cell movement incorporating a neighbour-dependent directional bias. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 12: 20150228.
Sargent, F., Davidson, F. A., Kelly, C. L., Binny R., Christodoulides, N., Gibson, D., Johansson, E., Kozyrska, K., Lado, L.L., MacCallum, J., Montague, R., Ortmann, B., Owen, R., Coulthurst, S. J., Dupuy, L., Prescott, A. R., and Palmer, T. (2013). A synthetic system for expression of components of a bacterial microcompartment. Microbiology, 159: 2427-2436.
BSc (Hons) Mathematical Biology
- Quantitative Ecology