Linc Schmitt

Emeritus Professor, BSc PhD Adel.

  • The University of Western Australia (M309), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 342 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
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PhD (Adelaide)

Funding overview

National Geographical Society, USA

Current projects

1. Lifestyle and stress in remote Aboriginal communities.
2. Impact of geographic, environmental and historical parameters on vertebrate diversity and evolution at the Oriental-Australian interface.
3. Genetic diversity and conservation significance of Western Australian island vertebrates.


Population genetics and biological anthropology


  • Population genetics
  • Biological anthropology
  • Evolutionary biology

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Research Output 1992 2017

3 Citations (Scopus)

Living in isolation: Ecological, demographic and genetic patterns in northern Australia's top marsupial predator on Koolan Island

Spencer, P. B. S., Sandover, S., Nihill, K., Wale, C. H., How, R. A. & Schmitt, L. H., 2017, In : Australian Mammalogy. 39, 1, p. 17-27 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

demographic statistics

The burrowing bettongs of Barrow Island: demographic and genetic insights into a threatened macropod

Donaldson, F., Bencini, R., Morris, K., Teale, R., Wale, C. H., How, R. A. & Schmitt, L. H., 2017, In : Australian Journal of Zoology. 65, 4, p. 257-272 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of dispersal routes that minimize open-ocean movement to the genetic structure of island populations

Harradine, E. L., Andrew, M. E., Thomas, J. W., How, R. W., Schmitt, L. & Spencer, P. B. S., 2015, In : Conservation Biology. 29, 6, p. 1704-1714

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Citations (Scopus)

Island size and remoteness have major conservation significance for how spatial diversity is partitioned in skinks

Harradine, E., How, R., Schmitt, L. & Spencer, PBS., 2015, In : Biodiversity and Conservation. 24, 8, p. 2011-2029

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The influence of sex age and season on child growth in Ossu sub-district, Timor Leste 2009-2012

Sanders, K., Judge, D., Pauli, N., Amaral, PC. & Schmitt, L., 2014, Hatene kona ba Compreender Understanding Mengerti - Timor Leste 2013 Vol II. Fernandes, C. (ed.). Timor-Leste: Swinburne Press, Vol. 2. p. 190-198

Research output: Chapter in Book/Conference paperChapter

Projects 1998 2014