Kininmonth, K., Weeks, R., Abesamis, R.A., Bernardo, L.P.C., Beger, M., Treml, E.A., Williamson, D. & Pressey, R. L. (Accepted) Strategies in scheduling marine protected area establishment in a network system. Ecological Applications.  

Mizrahi, M., Diedrich, A., Weeks, R. and Pressey, R.L. (2018) A systematic review of the socioeconomic factors that influence the impacts of marine protected areas. Society and Natural Resources. DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2018.1489568

Álvarez-Romero, J.G., Mills, M., Adams, V. M., Gurney, G.G., Pressey, R. L.,Weeks, R., Ban, N.C., Cheok, J., Davies, T.E., Day, J.C., Hamel, M.A., Leslie, H.M., Magris, R.A. (2018) Tracking progress in systematic conservation planning: a global database for scientists, practitioners, and policy-makersBiological Conservation. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2018.06.027

Adams, V. M.,Mills, M., Weeks, R., Segan, D., Pressey, R.L., Gurney, G.G., Groves, C., Davis, F., & Álvarez-Romero, J.G. (2018) Designing implementation strategies for systematic conservation planningAMBIO. DOI:10.1007/s13280-018-1067-2

Weeks, R.& Adams, V.M. (2018) Research priorities for conservation and natural resource management in Oceania’s small island developing statesConservation Biology 32 (1) 72-83. DOI10.1111/cobi.12964

Goetze, J. Claudet, J., Januchowski-Hartley, FA., Langlois, T., Weeks, R., Wilson, S., and Jupiter, SDJ. (2018) Demonstrating multiple benefits from periodically harvested fisheries closuresJournal of Applied Ecology 55 (3) 1102-1113. DOI: 10.1111/1365-2664.13047

Cheok, J., Pressey, R. L.,Weeks, R., VanDerWal, J., & Storlie, C. (2018) The plans they are a-changin’: more frequent iterative adjustment of regional priorities in the transition to local actions can benefit implementationDiversity & Distributions 24 (1) 48-57.DOI:10.1111/ddi.12660.


Weeks, R. (2017) Incorporating seascape connectivity in conservation prioritisationPLoS ONE 12 (7): e0182396. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0182396

Pressey, R. L.,Weeks, R.& Gurney, G.G. (2017) From displacement activities to evidence-informed decisions in conservationBiological Conservation 212 337-348. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocon.2017.06.009

Blythe, J., Sulu, R., Harohau, D., Weeks, R., Schwarz, A., Mills, D., & Phillips, M. (2017) Social dynamics shaping the diffusion of aquaculture innovationsSustainability 9 (1), 126.

Weeks, R., Green, A. L., Joseph, E., Peterson, N. & Terk, E. (2017) Using reef fish movement to inform marine reserve designJournal of Applied Ecology54 (1) 145-152. Doi: 10.1111/1365-2664.12736


Cheok, J., Pressey, R. L., Weeks, R., Andréfouët, S., & Moloney, J. (2016). Sympathy for the Devil: Detailing the Effects of Planning-Unit Size, Thematic Resolution of Reef Classes, and Socioeconomic Costs on Spatial Priorities for Marine ConservationPLoS ONE11 (11), e0164869–25. 

Wendt, H.K., Weeks, R., Comley, J. & Aalbersberg, W. (2016) Systematic conservation planning within a Fijian customary governance contextPacific Conservation Biology22, 173–181. 

Bode, M., Williamson, D.H., Weeks, R., Jones, G.P., Almany, G.R., Harrison, H.B., Hopf, J.K. & Pressey, R.L. (2016) Planning Marine Reserve Networks for Both Feature Representation and Demographic Persistence Using Connectivity PatternsPLoS ONE11, e0154272. 

Magris, R.A., Treml, E.A., Pressey, R.L. & Weeks, R.(2016) Integrating multiple species connectivity and habitat quality into conservation planning for coral reefsEcography39 (7) 649–664. DOI:10.1111/ecog.01507


Green, A.L., Maypa, A.P., Almany, G.R., Rhodes, K.L., Weeks, R., Abesamis, R.A., Gleason, M.G., Mumby, P.J. & White, A.T. (2015) Larval dispersal and movement patterns of coral reef fishes, and implications for marine reserve network designBiological Reviews90 1215–1247. DOI: 10.1111/brv.12155 

Mills, M., Pressey, R.L., Weeks, R.,Gleason, M., Eisma-Osorio, L., Morrison, T., Lombard, A.T., Harris, J.M., White, A.T., Killmer, A.B., Bottrill, M. and Knight, M. (2015) Real-world progress in overcoming the challenges of adaptive spatial planning in marine protected areasBiological Conservation 181 54–63. DOI: /j.biocon.2014.10.028


Weeks, R., Pressey, R.L., Wilson, J.R., Knight, M., Horigue, V., Abesamis, R., Acosta, R., and Jompa, J. (2014) Ten things to get right for marine conservation planning in the Coral Triangle. [v2; ref status: indexed, http://f1000r.es/3ly] F1000 Research2014, 3:91 (doi: 10.12688/f1000research.3886.2)

Weeks, R., P. Aliño, S. Atkinson, P. D. Belida II, A. Binson, W. L. Campos, R. Djohani, A. L. Green, R. J. Hamilton, V. Horigue, R. Jumin, K. Kalim, A. Kasasaiah, J. Kereseka, C. J. Klein, L. Laroya, S. Magupin, B. Masike, C. Mohan, R. M. Da Silva Pinto, A. Vave-Karamui, C. L. Villanoy, M. Welly, and A. T. White. (2014) Developing Marine Protected Area Networks in the Coral Triangle: Good Practices for Expanding the Coral Triangle Marine Protected Area SystemCoastal Management 42 (2): 183-205. DOI: 10.1080/08920753.2014.877768

Cohen, P., Jupiter, S.D., Weeks, R, Tawake, A. and Govan, H. (2014) Is community-based fisheries management realising multiple objectives? Examining evidence from the literatureSPC Traditional Marine Resource Management and Knowledge Information Bulletin#34 – December 2014, page 3.

Jupiter, S. D., P. J. Cohen, R. Weeks, A. Tawake, and H. Govan. (2014) Locally-managed marine areas in the tropical Pacific: Diverse strategies to achieve multiple objectivesPacific Conservation Biology 20 (2): 165-179. 

Magris, R. A., R. L. Pressey, R. Weeks, and N. C. Ban. (2014) Integrating connectivity and climate change into marine conservation planningBiological Conservation 170 207–221. DOI: j.biocon.2013.12.032


Pressey, R. L., M. Mills, R. Weeks, and J. C. Day. (2013) The plan of the day: Managing the dynamic transition from regional conservation designs to local conservation actionsBiological Conservation 166 155–169. DOI: j.biocon.2013.06.025

Visconti, P., M. Di Marco, J. G. Álvarez-Romero, S. Januchowski-Hartley, R. L. Pressey, R. Weeks, and C. Rondinini. (2013) Effects of Errors and Gaps in Spatial Data Sets on Assessment of Conservation Progress. Conservation Biology 27 1000–1010. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12095 

Weeks, R., and S. D. Jupiter. (2013) Adaptive Comanagement of a Marine Protected Area Network in FijiConservation Biology 27 1234–1244. DOI: 10.1111/cobi.12153


Jupiter, S. D., R. Weeks, A. P. Jenkins, D. P. Egli, and A. Cakacaka. (2012) Effects of a single intensive harvest event on fish populations inside a customary marine closureCoral Reefs 31 321–334. DOI: 10.1007/s00338-012-0888-x


Weeks, R., G. R. Russ, A. A. Bucol, and A. C. Alcala. (2010) Incorporating local tenure in the systematic design of marine protected area networksConservation Letters 3 445–453. DOI:10.1111/j.1755-263X.2010.00131.x

Mills, M., R. L. Pressey, R. Weeks, S. Foale, and N. C. Ban. (2010) A mismatch of scales: challenges in planning for implementation of marine protected areas in the Coral TriangleConservation Letters 3 291–303. DOI: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2010.00134.x

Weeks, R., G. R. Russ, A. A. Bucol, and A. C. Alcala. (2010) Shortcuts for marine conservation planning: The effectiveness of socioeconomic data surrogatesBiological Conservation 143 1236–1244.

Weeks, R., G. R. Russ, A. C. Alcala, and A. T. White. (2010) Effectiveness of Marine Protected Areas in the Philippines for Biodiversity Conservation. Conservation Biology 24 531–540.