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Jan Meyer

Dr Jan Meyer

Senior Honorary Research Fellow
Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology, School of

Contact details
Address
School of Anatomy, Physiology and Human Biology
The University of Western Australia (M309)
35 Stirling Highway
CRAWLEY WA 6009
Australia
Phone
+61 8 6488 2966
Fax
+61 8 6488 1051
Email
jan.meyer@uwa.edu.au
Qualifications
BMedSc PhD W.Aust., MSc Oxf.
Key research
Comparative structure of brains; brain changes with age and activity; whole person biology; biological anthropology; biological archaeology; forensic science
Publications
Journal Article (Schol Refereed Journal)
Meyer, J. F 1981, 'A quantitative comparison of the parts of the brains of two Australian marsupials and some eutherian mammals', Brain, Behaviour and Evolution, 18, 1-2, pp. 60-71.
Journal Article (Non Refereed)
Murphy, M.D., Meyer, J.F. 1994, 'A comparison of captive Siamang and Lar Gibbon behaviour at Perth Zoo', Australian Primatology, 8, 4, pp. 5-13.

Murphy, M.D., Meyer, J.F. 1994, 'An investigation of Siamang learning abilities', Australian Primatology, 9, 1, pp. 2-6.

Meyer, J. F 1974, 'Behaviour in man and non-human primates', Whytalla, 3, pp. 5-9.
Full Refereed Conference Publication
Mearns, K.E., Meyer, J.F., Bharadwaj, A.V. 2007, 'Student engagement in human biology practical sessions', 16th Annual Teaching and Learning Forum 2007, Western Australia, Nil, pp. Nil.

Sanders, K.A., Hill, J.E., Meyer, J.F., Fyfe, G., Fyfe, S., Ziman, M., Koehler, N. 2007, 'Gender and engagement in automated online test feedback in first year human biology', Ascilite Singapore 2007 , Singapore, No Volume - Poster, pp. 909-912.

Meyer, J.F., Ziman, M., Fyfe, S., Fyfe, G., Plastow, K.J., Sanders, K.A., Hill, J.E. 2007, 'Implications of Patterns of use of Freely-Available Online Formative Tests for Online Summative Tasks', 11th CAA Conference 2007, UK, Nil, pp. 343-353.

Fyfe, G., Fyfe, S., Hill, J., Meyer, J., Plastow, K., Sanders, K., Ziman, M. 2006, 'With age and experience comes an appreciation of the value of feedback for learning', Enhancing Student Learning, Western Australia, 0, pp. 39-45.
Extract of Conference Paper
Grade Godinho, M. J, Meyer, J. F, Bunt, S 2008, 'Introducing tutorials in Human Neuroanatomy ', Preparing for the Graduate of 2015: Proceedings of the 17th Annual Teaching & Learning Forum, Perth, Western Australia,

Flood, S, Franklin, D, Oxnard, C.E, Meyer, J. F, Dadour, I 2006, '
Dental development assessment in Western Australian subadults
', Homo: Journal of Comparative Human Biology, Amsterdam, 58, 3, pp. 246.

O'Brien, R.C, Meyer, J. F, Dadour, I 2006, '
Differentiating early post-mortem artefacts from perimortem trauma on skeletal material (Sus scrofa).
', Forensic Science: Classroom to Courtroom, ,

O'Brien, R.C, Meyer, J. F, Dadour, I 2005, 'Differentiating early post-mortem artefacts from perimortem trauma on skeletal material (Sus scrofa)', Justice through science: Proceedings of the 17th Meeting of the International Association of Forensic Sciences, Ireland, 162, 1-3,

Corderoy, W.D, Meyer, J. F, Milne, N 2004, '
The world upon your shoulders: A study of three-dimensional shape variation in the upper torso
', Homo: Journal of Comparative Human Biology, Amsterdam, 53, 3, pp. 270.

Walters, M. J, Meyer, J. F 2002, '
Is geometrical instability of the proximal femur a critical factor in the pathophysiology of minimally traumatic hip fractures?
', Calcified Tissue International, New York, 70, 4, pp. 249.

Livesey, P.J., Meyer, J.F., Bell, J.A. 1994, 'Environmental enrichment and hippocampal function in ageing rats (i) behavioural correlates', Australasian Society for Human Biology, Perth, Aust, 4, pp. 30.

Livesey, P.J., Bell, J.A., Meyer, J.F. 1994, 'Effects of a special environmental enrichment programme on hippocampal structure and function in the ageing rat (i) behavioural correlates', 11th International Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research (N.Z.), Dunedin, N.Z., pp. 40.

Meyer, J.F., Colangelo, W., Bell, J.A., Livesey, P.J. 1994, 'Environmental enrichment and hippocampal function in ageing rats (ii) ultrastructural correlates', Australasian Society for Human Biology, Perth, Aust, 4, pp. 31.

Meyer, J.F., Colangelo, W., Livesey, P.J., Bell, J.A. 1994, 'Effects of a special environmental enrichment programme on hippocampal structure and function in the ageing rat (ii) structural correlates', 11th International Australasian Winter Conference on Brain Research (N.Z.), Dunedin, N.Z., 74, pp. 41.

Foran, D, Meyer, J. F 1989, 'The relationship between exercise and sleep in elite athletes', Proceedings of the 25th Annual Meeting of the Anatomical Society of Australia an New Zealand, ,

Meyer, J. F 1985, 'Indices of metabolic function in the brain of a marsupial (Setonix brachyurus) compared with two eutherian mammals', Neuroscience Letters, Amsterdam, S22, pp. 180.

Novak, G, Meyer, J. F 1983, 'The fine structure of the quokka pineal', Proceedings of the Neurosciences Colloquium of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 25.

Mackin, K, Meyer, J. F 1983, 'Ultrastructural reflections of neurosecretory activity in cells of the supra-optic nucleus of quokkas and rabbits', Proceedings of the Neurosciences Colloquium of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 24.

Fan, A, Meyer, J. F 1983, 'Quantitative aspects of the fine structure of the walls of cerebral blood vessels in quokka and rabbit brains', Proceedings of the Neurosciences Colloquium of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 23.

Meyer, J. F 1983, 'Structural indices of metabolic acivity in the quokka brain', Proceedings of the Neurosciences Colloquium of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, pp. 22.

Meyer, J. F 1983, 'Quantitative aspects of the fine structure of the amygdaloid subnuclei in rats and quokkas', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 139, 1, pp. 188.

Meyer, J. F 1981, 'Proportionate composition of the quokka amygdala', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 133, 3, pp. 479.

Meyer, J. F 1980, 'The relative size and constitution of the quokka brain', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 132, 2, pp. 300.

Jordan, S, Meyer, J. F 1976, 'The cholinergic amygdala', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 124, pp. 534.

Jordan, S, Meyer, J. F 1976, 'Electron microscopy of the amygdaloid complex of the quokka', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 124, 2, pp. 534.

McComb, J, Meyer, J. F 1975, 'The globus pallidus of the brush-tailed possum', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 121, 2, pp. 424.

Meyer, J. F 1975, 'The effect of amygdaloid lesions on the emotional reactivity of rats', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 121, 2, pp. 424.

Meyer, J. F 1973, 'Amygdaloid lesions and circadian rhythm in rats', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 116, 3, pp. 473.

Meyer, J. F 1973, 'Amygdaloid lesions and postoperative recovery rates in rats', Journal of Anatomy, Oxford, 116, 3, pp. 473.
Teaching
Completed

2005 - 2008 PhD. Dr O'Brien. Supervised by: Prof Dadour, Dr Meyer

2005 - 2007 Masters by Thesis and Coursework. Miss Flood. Supervised by: Prof Tennant, Prof McGeachie, Dr Franklin, Prof Dadour, Dr Meyer, E/Pro Oxnard
2004 - 2008 Masters by Thesis and Coursework. Miss Howard. Supervised by: Dr Meyer, Prof Dadour


Current

2003 - PhD. Miss Stingemore. Supervised by: Dr Meyer, Prof Dadour, E/Pro Bowdler

2003 - PhD. Mr Chapman. Supervised by: Dr Gaudieri, Dr Meyer

2005 - Masters by Thesis and Coursework. Mr Whittaker. Supervised by: Dr Meyer

2006 - Masters by Thesis and Coursework. Miss Norquay. Supervised by: Dr Meyer, A/Pro Watling, Prof Dadour

2008 - PhD. Ms Mearns. Supervised by: Dr Meyer, Dr Gaudieri, Dr O'Shea

2005 - Masters by Thesis and Coursework. Mr Corderoy. Supervised by: Dr Franklin, Dr Meyer

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