Weihong Ji (Group Leader)
Position: Associate Professor, Head of Human-wildlife interaction Research Group, Institute of Natural and Mathematical Sciences, Massey University & Adjunct Professor, Lanzhou University, Gansu Agriculture University, China

Email: j.j.weihong@massey.ac.nz
Phone: +649 4140800 E:41195
FAX: +64 9 4439790

Degree Year University
BSc 1984 Lanzhou University, China
MSc 1987 Northwest University, China
PhD 2001 The University of Auckland

1. Liu B, Ai S, Naeem S, Ding J, Ji W, Zhang Y (2018) Metal bioaccessibility in a wastewater irrigated soil-wheat system and associated human health risks: Implications for regional thresholds. Ecological Indicators 94:305-311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2018.06.054
2. SuJ,AryalA, HegabIM, ShresthaUB .Coogan SCP, Sathyakumar S,Dalannast M, Dou Z, Suo Y,Dabu X, Fu H, Wu, Ji W (2018) Decreasing brownbear(Ursusarctos)habitat due to climate change inCentral Asia andtheAsian Highlands. Ecology and Evolotion.00:1–13. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.4645
3. Guo S, Hou R, Garber P, Raubenheimer D, Righini N, Ji W, Jay O, He S, Wu F, Li F, Li B (2018). Nutrient-specific compensation for seasonal cold stress in a free-ranging temperate colobine monkey. Functional Ecology 32:2170–2180. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2435.13134
4. Chen S, Luo X, Hou R, Raubenheimer D, Ji W, Jin X, Jiang Z, Yu X, Wang J, Li M, Guo S, Li B (2018). Nutrient Balancing by Captive Golden Snub-nosed Monkeys (Rhinopithecusroxellana). International Journal of Primatology In press
5. Hill S, Brunton D., Anderson M, Ji W. (2018)Fighting talk: complex song elicits more aggressive responses in a vocally complex songbird。Ibis (2018), 160, 257–268
6. Su JH, Nan ZB, Ji W, Wang HF (2018) Morphological analysis of the skull of plateau zokors (Eospalaxbaileyi) from different geographical populations. ActaEcologicaSinica38(1):325-332.
7. Harker T. D., Harker N.F., Harker F.R., Peace J., Barry M., Ludbrook M.R., Ji W. (2017) Analysis of footprints provides additional insights during monitoring of Duvaucel’s geckos (Hoplodactylusduvaucelii). New Zealand Journal of Zoology 44: 1-14
8. Qu J, Russel JC, Ji W, Yang M, Li W, Zhang Y (2017) Five-year population dynamics of plateau pikas (Ochotona curzoniae) on the east of Tibetan PlateauEuropean Journal of Wildlife Research 63(3) DOI: 10.1007/s10344-017-1109-2
9. ** Hill S.D., Amiot A., Anderson M.G., Ji W. (2017)It's complicated: the association between songbird extrapair paternityand within-song complexity. Animal Behaviour 130: 187-197.
10. Wells S.J., Ji W., Gleeson D., Jones M.B., Dale J. (2017) Population Social Structure Facilitates Indirect Fitness Benefits from Extra-Pair Mating. Frontiers in Ecology andEvolution 5:article number 18. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2017.00018
1. Hill, S. D. Pawley, M. D. M. ; Ji, W (2017) Local habitat complexity correlates with song complexity in a vocally elaborate honeyeater. Austral Ecology. In pressdoi: 10.1111/aec.12477.
11. AAryal, Craig G. Morley, Phil Cowan &W Ji (2017): Conservation trophy hunting: implications of contrasting approaches in native and introduced-range countries. Biodiversity DOI: 10.1080/14888386.2016.1263974
9. Joshi B., Ji W., Joshi N.B. (2017) Farm households’ perception on climate change and adaptation practices: A case from mountain district of Nepal. International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 9(4):433-445
10. Ji W, Aryal A, Junhu Su (2016) Range management: Tibetan wildlife hemmed in. Nature (correspondence) 530:doi:10.1038/530033c
11. AryalA, Shrestha UB, Ji W, Ale SB, Shrestha S, Ingty T, Maraseni T, Cockfield G, Raubenheimer D (2016) Predictingthedistributionsofpredator(snowleopard)and prey (blue e sheep) under climate change in the Himalaya. Ecology and Evolution 6(12): 4065–4075. doi:10.1002/ece3.2196
12. Koirala RK, Raubenheimer D, Aryal A, Pathak ML, Ji W (2016) Feeding preferences of the Asian elephant (Elephasmaximus) in Nepal. BMC Ecology. 16 (54): 1-9. doi:10.1186/s12898-016-0105-9
13. Li Y, Shi Y, Lu J, Ji W, Wang Z (2016) Sequence and phylogenetic analysis of the complete mitochondrial genome of Lasiopodomysmandarinusmandarinus (Arvicolinae, Rodentia). Gene (593) 302–307.
14. Qu J, Ji W, Russell JC, Zhang H, ZhangY (2016) The more the merrier? Multi-species grazing of small herbivores mediates plant community impacts. Biodiversity and Conservation 25 (11): 2055–2069
15. Koirala RK, Ji W, AAryal, J Rothman, D Raubenheimer. (2016)Dispersal and ranging patterns of the Asian elephant (Elephasmaximus) in relation to their interactions with humans in Nepal. Ethology Ecology and Evolution. (28) 221–231 DOI:10.1080/03949370.2015.1066872 .
16. Su J, Nan Z, Ji W (2016)Effects of livestock grazing on rodents in grassland ecosystems. ActaPrataculturaeSinica25(11):136-148.http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14888386.2016.1263974
17. Su J, Aryal A, Nan Z, Ji W (2015) Climate Change-Induced Range Expansion of a Subterranean Rodent: Implications for Rangeland Management in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. PLoSONE 10(9): e0138969. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138969
18. Morgan-Richards M, Hinlo MR, Smuts-Kennedy C, Innes J, Ji W, Barry M, Brunton DH, Hitchmough RA (2015)Identification of a Rare Gecko from North Island New Zealand, and Genetic Assessment of Its Probable Origin: A Novel Mainland Conservation Priority? Journal of Herpetology 50(1): 77-86.
19. Aryal A, SCP Coogan, W Ji, JM Rothman, D Raubenheimer.(2015). Foods, macronutrients and fibre in the diet of blue sheep (Psuedoisnayaur) in the Annapurna Conservation Area o fNepal. Ecology and Evolution.5:4006-4017doi: 10.1002/ece3.1661: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ece3.1661/full
20. Aryal A,W Ji, UB Shreshta, R Bencini, D Raubenheimer. (2015). Conservation Conflict: Factor people into tiger plans. Nature 522: 287.
21. Guo, S., Huang, K., Ji, W., Garber, P. A., & Li, B. (2015). The Role of Kinship in the Formation of a Primate Multilevel Society. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 156(4), 606-613. doi:10.1002/ajpa.22677
22. Wells, S. J., Ji, W., Dale, J., Jones, B., & Gleeson, D. (2015). Male size predicts extrapair paternity in a socially monogamous bird with extreme sexual size dimorphism. BEHAVIORAL ECOLOGY, 26(1), 200-206. doi:10.1093/beheco/aru173
23. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Rothman, J., Coogan, S. C. P., Adhikari, B., Raubenheimer, D. (2015). Habitat, diet, macronutrient, and fiber balance of Himalayan marmot (Marmota himalayana) in the Central Himalaya, Nepal. Journal of Mammalogy, 96(2), 308-316. doi:10.1093/jmammal/gyv032
24. Amiot, C., Ji, W., & Hill, S. D. (2015). Using plumage and behavioural development to age New Zealand fantail nestlings. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 42(1), 35-43. doi:10.1080/03014223.2014.980749
25. Aryal, A., Lamsal, R. P., Ji, W., & Raubenheimer, D. (2015). Are there sufficient prey and protected areas in Nepal to sustain an increasing tiger population? Ethology Ecology and Evolution. 28:117-120. doi:10.1080/03949370.2014.1002115
26. Hill, S. D., Amiot, C., Ludbrook, M. R., &Ji, W. (2015). Seasonal variation in the song structure of tui (Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiae). NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF ECOLOGY, 39(1), 110-115.
27. Su, J., Ji, W., Zhang, Y., Gleeson, D. M., Lou, Z., Ren, J., Wei, Y. (2015). Genetic diversity and demographic history of the endangered and endemic fish (Platypharodonextremus): implications for stock enhancement in Qinghai Tibetan Plateau. ENVIRONMENTAL BIOLOGY OF FISHES, 98(3), 763-774. doi:10.1007/s10641-014-0310-3
28. Qi, X. -G., Garber, P. A., Ji, W., Huang, Z. -P., Huang, K., Zhang, P., Li, B. -G. (2014). Satellite telemetry and social modeling offer new insights into the origin of primate multilevel societies. NATURE COMMUNICATIONS, 5, 10 pages. doi:10.1038/ncomms6296
29. Garber, P. A., Hou, R., Righini, N., Ji, W., Li, B., &Guo, S. (2014). Nutritional strategies during spring and winter in an Asian colobine, Rhinopithecusroxellana. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PRIMATOLOGY 76: 99.
30. Su, J., Ji, W., Wang, J., Gleeson, D. M., Zhou, J., Hua, L., Wei, Y. (2014). Phylogenetic relationships of extant zokors (Myospalacinae) (Rodentia, Spalacidae) inferred from mitochondrial DNA sequences. MITOCHONDRIAL DNA, 25(2), 135-141. doi:10.3109/19401736.2013.784747
31. SU, J., HUA, L., WANG, J., GLEESON, D. M., WEI, Y., HOWITT, R., JI, W. (2014). Abundance and characteristics of microsatellite markers in Gansu zokor (Eospalaxcansus), a fossorial rodent endemic to the Loess plateau, China. Journal of Genetics. doi:10.1007/s12041-014-0352-5
32. Van Winkel, D., &Ji, W. (2014). Attaching radio-Transmitters to geckos: Trials and tribulations. Herpetological Review, 45(1), 13-17.
33. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., & Raubenheimer, D. (2014). Blue sheep in the Annapurna Conservation Area, Nepal: habitat use, population biomass and their contribution to the carrying capacity of snow leopards..IntegrZool, 9(1), 34-45. doi:10.1111/1749-4877.12004
34. Hill, S. D., &Ji, W. (2014). Categorisation of common syllable types in the complex vocalisations of tui (Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiae). Notornis, 61(1), 54-56.
35. Su, J., Ji, W., Wei, Y., Zhang, Y., Gleeson, D. M., Lou, Z., Ren, J. (2014). Genetic Structure and Demographic History of the Endangered and Endemic Schizothoracine Fish Gymnodiptychuspachycheilus in Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau. ZOOLOGICAL SCIENCE, 31(8), 515-522. doi:10.2108/zs130238
36. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Barraclough, R. K., & Raubenheimer, D. (2014). Human-carnivore conflict: ecological and economical sustainability of predation on livestock by snow leopard and other carnivores in the Himalaya. SUSTAINABILITY SCIENCE, 9(3), 321-329. doi:10.1007/s11625-014-0246-8
37. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Karmacharya, D., McCarthy, T., Bencini, R., Raubenheimer, D. (2014). Multipronged strategy including genetic analysis for assessing conservation options for the snow leopard in the central Himalaya. JOURNAL OF MAMMALOGY, 95(4), 871-881. doi:10.1644/13-MAMM-A-243
38. Su, J., Ji, W., Howitt, R., Hua, L., Gleeson, D., &Duan, H. (2014). Novel microsatellite markers obtained from Gansu zokor (Eospalaxcansus) and cross-species amplification in Plateau zokor (Eospalaxbaileyi). BIOCHEMICAL SYSTEMATICS AND ECOLOGY, 57, 128-132. doi:10.1016/j.bse.2014.07.017
39. Guo, S., Huang, K., Ji, W., Garber, P. A., & Li, B. (2013). The effects of inbreeding avoidance and kin selection in understanding the multilevel social system of Rhinopithecusroxellana. American Journal of Primatology 75: 45.
40. Hill, S. D., Ji, W., Parker, K. A., Amiot, C., & Wells, S. J. (2013). A comparison of vocalisations between mainland tui (Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiaenovaeseelandiae) and Chatham Island tui (P. n. chathamensis). New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 37(2), 214-223.
41. Baling, M., van Winkel, D., Habgood, M. R. N., Ruffell, J., Ji, W., & Ussher, G. (2013). A review of reptile research and conservation management on TiritiriMatangi Island, New Zealand. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 37(3), 272-281.
42. Wells, S. J., Ji, W., Baillie, S. M., & Gleeson, D. (2013). Characterisation and cross-amplification of fourteen microsatellite loci for the endemic New Zealand tui (Meliphagidae), Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiae. Conservation Genetics Resources, 5(1), 113-116. doi:10.1007/s12686-012-9745-z
43. Zhang, Y. -F., Tong, L., Ji, W. -H., & Lu, J. Q. (2013). Comparison of food hoarding of two sympatric rodent species under interspecific competition. Behavioural Processes, 92, 60-64. doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2012.10.012
44. Su, J., Wang, J., Hua, L., Gleeson, D., &Ji, W. (2013). Complete mitochondrial genome of the Gansu zokor, Eospalaxcansus (Rodentia, Spalacidae). Mitochondrial DNA, 24(6), 651-653. doi:10.3109/19401736.2013.772166
45. Baling, M., Ji, W., Gartrell, B., & Brunton, D. H. (2013). Detection of Salmonella during the translocation of two endemic New Zealand lizard species within the Hauraki Gulf. New Zealand Journal of Zoology.
46. He, H. X., Zhao, H. T., Qi, X. G., Wang, X. W., Guo, S. T., Ji, W. H., Li, B. G. (2013). Dominance rank of adult females and mating competition in Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecusroxellana) in the Qinling Mountains, China. Chinese Science Bulletin, 58(18), 2205-2211. doi:10.1007/s11434-012-5649-2
47. Qu, J., Li, W., Yang, M., Ji, W., & Zhang, Y. (2013). Life history of the plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) in alpine meadows of the Tibetan Plateau. Mammalian Biology, 78(1), 68-72. doi:10.1016/j.mambio.2012.09.005
48. Hill, S. D., &Ji, W. (2013). Microgeographic variation in song phrases of tui (Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiae). Notornis, 60(3), 262-264.
49. Hill, S. D., &Ji, W. (2013). Observation of a male tui (Prosthemaderanovaeseelandiae) attacking a neighbouring male blackbird (Turdusmerula) following playback of tui song. Notornis, 60(4), 311-312.
50. Yang, B., Wang, C., Ji, W., Zhao, H., Wang, K., Guo, S., Li, B. (2013). Sexual interference in non-human primates. ShengtaiXuebao/ ActaEcologicaSinica, 33(19), 5973-5980. doi:10.5846/stxb201304070620
51. Rickett, J., Dey, C. J., Stothart, J., O'connor, C. M., Quinn, J. S., &Ji, W. (2013). The influence of supplemental feeding on survival, dispersal and competition in translocated Brown Teal, or Pateke (Anaschlorotis). Emu, 113(1), 62-68. doi:10.1071/MU12053
52. Cao, M., Jin, Y., Liu, N., &Ji, W. (2012). Effects of the Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau uplift and environmental changes on phylogeographic structure of the Daurian Partridge (Perdixdauuricae) in China. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 65(3): 823-830.doi:10.1016/j.ympev.2012.08.004
53. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Pandit, R., Shrestha, T. K., Lord, J., Koirala, R. K.,…Ji W Raubenheimer, D. (2012). Biological diversity and management regimes of the northern Barandabhar Forest Corridor: an essential habitat for ecological connectivity in Nepal. TROPICAL CONSERVATION SCIENCE, 5.
54. Aryal, A., Raubenheimer, D., Sathyakumar, S., Poudel, B. S., Ji, W., Kunwar, K. J., . . . Brunton, D. (2012). Conservation strategy for brown bear and its habitat in Nepal. Diversity, 4(3), 301-317. doi:10.3390/d4030301
55. Aryal, A., Brunton, D., Ji, W., Yadav, H. K., Adhikari, B., & Raubenheimer, D. (2012). Diet and habitat use of hispid hare Caprolagushispidus in Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve, Nepal. Mammal Study, 37(2), 147-154. doi:10.3106/041.037.0205
56. Aryal, A., Hopkins, J. B., Raubenheimer, D., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. (2012). Distribution and diet of brown bears in the upper Mustang Region, Nepal. Ursus, 23(2), 231-236. doi:10.2192/URSUS-D-11-00015.1
57. Van Winkel, D., &Ji, W. (2012). Evidence of lizard predation by New Zealand kingfishers (Todiramphussanctusvagans) and potential implications for threatened species translocations. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 39(3), 201-208. doi:10.1080/03014223.2011.638309
58. Whitwell, S. M., Amiot, C., Mclean, I. G., Lovegrove, T. G., Armstrong, D. P., Brunton, D. H., . . .Ji, W. (2012). Losing anti-predatory behaviour: A cost of translocation. Austral Ecology, 37(4), 413-418. doi:10.1111/j.1442-9993.2011.02293.x
59. Qu, J., Liu, M., Yang, M., Zhang, Y., &Ji, W. (2012). Reproduction of plateau pika (Ochotona curzoniae) on the Qinghai-Tibetan plateau. European Journal of Wildlife Research, 58(1), 269-277. doi:10.1007/s10344-011-0574-2
60. Li, Y., Guo, S., Ji, W., He, G., Wang, X., & Li, B. (2011). Social play behavior in infant Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecusroxellana) in Qinling Mountains, China..Am J Primatol, 73(9), 845-851. doi:10.1002/ajp.20944
61. He, G., Huang, K., Guo, S., Ji, W., Qi, X., Ren, Y., . . . Li, B. (2011). Evaluating the reliability of microsatellite genotyping from low-quality DNA templates with a polynomial distribution model. Chinese Science Bulletin, 56(24), 2523-2530. doi:10.1007/s11434-011-4634-5
62. Wang, Y., Ji, W., Zhao, W., Yu, N., & Liu, N. (2011). Geographic Variation in Clutch and Egg Size for the Lizard Phrynocephalusprzewalskii (Squamata: Agamidae). Asian Herpetological Research, 2(2), 97-102. doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2011.00097
63. Wong, C., Gleeson, D., Howitt, R., Barry, M., Brunton, D., &Ji, W. (2011). Polymorphic microsatellite loci and interspecific cross-amplification in the New Zealand endemic gecko species Hoplodactylusduvaucelii and Hoplodactylusmaculatus. Conservation Genetics Resources, 3(2), 331-333. doi:10.1007/s12686-010-9356-5
64. Zhao, W., Yu, N., Wang, Y., Ji, W., & Liu, N. (2011). Female Reproductive Cycles of Phrynocephalusprzewalskii (Lacertilia: Agamidae) in the Tengger Desert, China. Asian Herpetological Research, 2(1), 30-35. doi:10.3724/SP.J.1245.2011.00030
65. Si, W., Ji, W., Yang, F., Lv, Y., Wang, Y., & Zhang, Y. (2011). The function of constructed wetland in reducing the risk of heavy metals on human health..Environ Monit Assess, 181(1-4), 531-537. doi:10.1007/s10661-010-1847-z
66. Qi, X. -G., Yang, B., Garber, P. A., Ji, W., Watanabe, K., & Li, B. -G. (2011). Sexual interference in the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecusroxellana): A test of the sexual competition hypothesis in a polygynous species. American Journal of Primatology, 73(4), 366-377. doi:10.1002/ajp.20908
67. Brunton, D. H., Evans, B. F., Cope, T., &Ji, W. (2010). A test of the dear enemy hypothesis in female New Zealand bellbirds (Anthornismelanura): Female neighbors as threats. Behavioral Ecology, 19(4), 791-798. doi:10.1093/BEHECO/ARN027
68. Xie, Z., Zhang, Y., Li, A., Li, P., Ji, W., & Huang, D. (2010). Cd-induced apoptosis was mediated by the release of Ca2+ from intracellular Ca storage. Toxicology Letters, 192(2), 115-118. doi:10.1016/J.TOXLET.2009.10.011
69. Wang, Y., Cheng, P., Cui, R., Si, W., Zhang, Y., &Ji, W. (2010). Heavy metal concentrations in water, sediment, and tissues of two fish species (Triplohysapappenheimi, Gobiohwanghensis) from the Lanzhou section of the Yellow River China. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 165(1-4), 97-102. doi:10.1007/S10661-009-0929-2
70. Seabrook-Davison, M. N. H., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2010). New Zealand lacks comprehensive threatened species legislation - Comparison with legislation in Australia and the USA. Pacific Conservation Biology, 16(1), 54-65.
71. Seabrook Davison, M. N., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2010). Survey of New Zealand Department of Conservation staff involved in the management and recovery of threatened species. Biological Conservation, 143(1), 212-219. doi:10.1016/J.BIOCON.2009.10.005
72. Ji, W. (2009). A review of the potential of fertility control to manage brushtail possums in New Zealand. Human Wildlife Conflicts, 3(1), 20-29.
73. Chen, G., Qin, J., Shi, D., Zhang, Y., &Ji, W. (2009). Diversity of soil nematodes in areas polluted with heavy metals and polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Lanzhou, China. Environmental Management, 44(1), 163-172.
74. Seabrook Davison, M. N., Brunton, D. H., &Ji, W. (2009). Future direction for the conservation of New Zealand's biodiversity. Pacific Conservation Biology, 15, 153-157.
75. Qi, X., Li, B., Garber, P. A., Ji, W., & Watanabe, K. (2009). Social dynamics of the golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecusroxellana): Female transfer and one-male unit succession. American Journal of Primatology, 71, 1-10.
76. Guo, S., Ji, W., Li, M., Chang, H., & Li, B. (2009). The mating system of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecusroxellana). American Journal of Primatology, 72(1), 25-32.
77. Brunton, D. H., Evans, B. A., &Ji, W. (2008). Assessing natural dispersal of New Zealand bellbirds using song type and song playbacks. New Zealand Journal of Ecology, 32(2), 147-154.
78. Xi, W., Li, B., Zhao, D., Ji, W., & Zhang, P. (2008). Benefits to female helpers in wild rhinopithecusroxellana. International Journal of Primatology, 29(3), 593-600. doi:10.1007/S10764-008-9260-Y
79. Huang, D. J., Zhang, Y., Qi, Y., Chen, C., &Ji, W. (2008). Global DNA hypomethylation rather than reactive oxygen species (ROS) a potential facilitator of cadmium-stimulated K562 cell proliferation. Toxicology Letters, 179(1), 43-47. doi:10.1016/J.TOXLET.2008.03.018
80. Zhao, D., Ji, W., Watanabe, K., & Li, B. (2008). Hand preference during unimanual and bimanual reaching actions in Sichuan snub-nosed monkeys (Rhinopithecusroxellana). American Journal of Primatology, 70(5), 500-504. doi:10.1002/AJP.20509
81. Zhao, D., Ji, W., Li, B., & Watanabe, K. (2008). Mate competition and reproductive correlates of female dispersal in a polygynous primate species (Rhinopithecusroxellana). Behavioural Processes, 79(3), 165-170. doi:10.1016/J.BEPROC.2008.07.006
82. Qi, X., Li, B., &Ji, W. (2008). Reproductive parameters of wild female Rhinopithecusroxellana. American Journal of Primatology, 70(4), 311-319.
83. Guo, S., Ji, W., Li, B., & Li, M. (2008). Response of a group of sichuan snub-nosed monkeys to commercial logging in the qinling mountains, China. Conservation Biology, 22(4), 1055-1064. doi:10.1111/J.1523-1739.2008.00975.X
84. Baling, M., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2007). Categorising shore skink (Oligosomasmithi) colour patterns at Tawharanui Regional Park. New Zealand Journal Of Zoology, 34(3), 259.
85. Van Winkel, D., Brunton, D. H., &Ji, W. (2007). Efficiency of techniques for post-release monitoring of translocated Duvaucel's geckos (Hoplodactylusduvaucelii) and impact of native predators on island lizard populations. New Zealand Journal Of Zoology, 34(3), 271-272.
86. Barr, B., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2007). Habitat preference and disersal of translocated shore skink (Oligosomasmithi) populations on TiritiriMatanagi and Motuora Islands. New Zealand Journal Of Zoology, 34(3), 259-260.
87. Wedding, C. J., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2007). The impacts of mice (Mus musculus), and their control using brodifacoum, on the post-harvest recovery of small lizard populations. New Zealand Journal of Zoology, 34(3), 272.
88. Barry, M., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2007). The mating system of New Zealand's largest gecko: Hoplodactylusduvaucefli. In New Zealand Journal of Zoology Vol. 34 (pp. 260).
89. Ji, W., Baling, M., Barry, M., Van Winkel, D., Wedding, C., Barr, B., . . . Brunton, D. H. (2007). Translocation of duvaucel's gecko and shore skinks to tiritirimatangi island, motuora island and massey university captive breeding facility. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 34: 264-265.
90. DerraikJ.G.B., JiW., Slaney D. 2007. Mosquitoes feeding on brushtail possums (Trichosurusvulpecula) and humans in a native forest fragment in the Auckland region of New Zealand. The New Zealand Medical Journal 120: 1266.
91. ZhangD., WangY., XieZ., JiW. 2007. Assessment of the genotoxicity in toad Buforaddei exposed to petrochemical contaminants in Lanzhou Region, China. Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis629: 81-88.
92. HuangD., ZhangY., SongG., LongJ., LiuJ., JiW. 2007. Contaminants-Induced Oxidative Damage on the Carp Cyprinuscarpio collected from upper Yellow River, China. Environmental Mornitoring and Assessment128: 483-8.
93. BullingM., JiW., WhiteP., Barlow N. Clout M. 2006. The importance of envioronmental spatial heterogeneity and host social structure in disease transmission. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 30: 147-148.
94. DouglasM., JiW. CloutM. 2006. MateID: design and testing of a novel device for recording contacts between free-ranging animals. Wildlife Bulletins 34: 203-207.
95. JiW., WhiteP., Clout M. 2005. Contact rates between possums revealed by proximity data logger. Journal of Applied Ecology 42: 595-604
96. JiW., Sarre S., White P., Clout M. 2004. Population recovery of common brushtail possums after local depopulation. Wildlife research 31: 543-550.
97. Ji W. CloutM. 2003. Denning behavior of brushtail possums in populations recovering from density reduction. Journal of Mammalogy84: 1059-1067.
98. Ji W.CloutM. 2002. The common brushtail possum in New Zealand—an unfinished battle with an alien invasive marsupial. Biodiversity Science10: 98-105.
99. JiW.,SarreS., AitkenN, Hankin R. CloutM. 2001. Sex biased dispersal and a density independent mating system in the Australian brushtail possum, as revealed by minisatellite DNA profiling. Molecular Ecology10: 1527-1537.
100. JiW., CloutM., Sarre S. 2000. Responses of male brushtail possums to sterile females: implications for biological control. Journal of Applied Ecology37: 926-934.
101. SarreS., AitkenN., CloutM., JiW., Robins J. Lambert D. 2000. Molecular ecology and biological control: the mating system of a marsupial pest. Molecular Ecology9: 723-733.
102. Li B., Chen C., JiW., Ren B. 2000. Seasonal home range changes of the Sichuan snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecusroxellanae) in the Qinling Mountains of China. Folia Primatologica71: 375-386.
103. JiW. VeitchC., Craig J. 1999. An evaluation of the efficiency of rodent trapping methods: the effect of trap arrangement, cover type, and bait. New Zealand Journal of Ecology 23: 45-51.
104. JiW., CloutM., DouglasM., DayT., Hendra R. 1999. Mate ID— first trial of a novel device for measuring possum contacts. In: Advances in the Biological Control of Possums(ed. G. Sutherland) pp 92-95, The Royal Society of New Zealand, Wellington.
105. JiW., Chen F. 1990. The relationship between the species density of Chiroptera and environmental factors. ActaTheriologicaSinica 10: 23-30.
Book Chapter
1. Carter, S. P., Roy, S. S., Cowan, D. P., Massei, G., Smith, G. C., Ji, W., . . . Delahay, R. J. (2010). Options for the control of disease 2: Targeting hosts. In R. J. Delahay, G. C. Smith, & M. R. Hutchings (Eds.), Management of Disease in Wild Mammals (pp. 121-146). Tokyo, Japan: Springer.
2. vanWinkel, D., Baling, M., Barry, M., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2010). Translocation of Duavucel's geckos to TiritiriMatangi and Motuora Islands, Hauraki Gulf, as part of island ecological restauration initiatives.. In P. S. Soorae (Ed.), Global Re-introduction perspectives: Addionalcase-studies from around the globe. Abu Dhabi: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group & Environment Agency - ABU DHABI. Retrieved from http://www.iucnsscrsg.org/
3. Baling, M., Wedding, C., Barry, M., Ji, W., & Brunton, D. H. (2010). Re-introduction of shore skinks to offshore islands in the Auckland region, New Zealand. In P. S. Soorae (Ed.), Global re-introduction perspectives: Additional case-studies from around the globe. (pp. 88-92). Abu Dhabi: IUCN/SSC Re-introduction Specialist Group & Environment Agency - ABU DHABI. Retrieved from http://www.iucnsscrsg.org/
4. Ji W., CloutM. 2006 Conservation – applied ecology. Pp 84-99 In: Biology Aotearoa: the unique flora, fauna and fungi of New Zealand (ed. Stuart Parsons). Pearson Education New Zealand, Auckland.
5. ChenF., LiuS., LiB., Ji W. (eds) 1988. Advances in Research on Golden Monkey (Rhinopithecusroxellanae). Northwest University publisher, Xian, China.

2013: Gansu Agricultural University International collaboration fund, the Behavioural adaptation of great spotted woodpecker to urbanisation.
2012: Gansu Agricultural University International collaboration fund, Effect of grassland degradation on dispersal patterns of small mammals on Tibetan Plateau,
2012: Effect of urbanisation on gene flow of native lizards, Massey University Research Fund
2011: the Behavioural adaptation of native animal to urbanization, Massey University Research Fund.
2010, Shanxi Science and Technology Foundation, Nutritional ecology of Snub-nosed monkeys.

My research interests include animal behavioural ecology and human-wild animal interaction.

Supervisors / Supervisions:
Phylogeography and mating systems of Tui ()-Sarah Wells
Biological significance of bird song and diurnal variations – Sam Hill
Ecology and conservation of swamp deer – Hemanta Yadav
Nutritional ecology of Asian elephants – Raj
Nutritional ecology of Snub-nosed Monkeys – Brigitte Kreigenhofer
Vocalisation of snub-nosed monkeys and effect of captivity—Jonathan Cope

About Me

I am leading a research programme to investigate the behavioural adaptations of native animals to urban habitats using lizards and birds in New Zealand and Chinese urban systems.