Research Interests: 1) Fish and hydropower interactions with a focus on passage and entrainment 2) personality, plasticity and diel migrations of wild fish using telemetry tools
2010-2015: University Of Waterloo Co-advised by Mike Power and Steven Cooke PhD Biology,
2008 – 2009: Hull International Fisheries Institute, University of Hull, UK. Supervised by Ian Cowx. M.Sc. Fisheries Science
2005 – 2008: APEM Ltd. (Aquatic Pollution and Environmental Management), Manchester, UK. Field Scientist
2001 & 2002: Environment Agency, Worthing, UK. Seasonal ecological appraisal assistant
1999 – 2003: Sparsholt College, Hampshire, UK. B.Sc. Honours Aquaculture and Fisheries Management
Lab Publications (19)
Harrison, P.M., Keeler, R., Robichaud, D., Mossop, B., Power, M. & Cooke, S.J. (In Press). Individual differences exceed species differences in the movements of a river fish community. Behavioural Ecology. 00:000-000.
Harrison, P.M., Martins, E.G., Algera, D.A., Rytwinski,T., Mossop, B, Leake, A.J., Power, M., and Cooke, S.J. In Press. Turbine entrainment and passage of potadromous fish through hydropower dams: developing conceptual frameworks and metrics for moving beyond turbine passage mortality. Fish and Fisheries. 00:000-000.
Lennox RJ, Brownscombe JW, Elvidge CK, Harrison P, Peiman K, Raby GD, Cooke SJ. In Press. Behaviour including fish migration. Chapter 7 in Woo P, Iwama GK (eds), Non Infectious Fish Disorders. CABI Publishing Group, pp 000-000.
Gutowsky, L.F.G., Harrison, P.M., Martins, E.G., Leake, A., Patterson, D.A., Zhu, D.Z., Power, M., Cooke, S.J. 2017. Daily temperature experience and selection by adfluvial bull trout (Salvelinus confluentus). Environmental Biology of Fishes. 100:1167–1180.
Harrison, P.M., Gutowsky, L.F.G, Martins, E.G., Patterson, D.A., Cooke, S.J., and Power, M. 2017. Partial diel migration: a facultative migration underpinned by long-term inter-individual variation. Journal of Animal Ecology. 86: 246-125.
Sopinka,N.M.,Hinch,S.G.,Healy,S.J.,Harrison,P.M.,Patterson,D.A. 2015.Egg cortisol treatment affects the behavioural response of coho salmon to a conspecific intruder and threat of predation Animal Behaviour 104 115-122