Smart conservation decisions

portrait of Hugh Possingham

CEED is the world’s leading Research Centre for solving environmental management problems and for evaluating the outcomes of environmental actions.

Through our key researchers, already recognized as global leaders in fundamental environmental science, we will benefit environmental science, policy and management across Australia and around the world, by tackling the complex problems of environmental management and monitoring in a rapidly changing and uncertain world.

Research is key


Theme A
Spatial Planning for Landscape Restoration and Management
Richard Hobbs UWA
Anthony Richardson UQ
Peter Vesk UoM
Tara Martin CSIRO
Salit Kark HUJ

Theme B
Biodiversity Decisions in Dynamic Systems
Brendan WintleUoM
Jonathan Rhodes UQ
EJ Milner-Gulland Imperial

Theme C
Rapidly-transforming Landscapes
Sarah Bekessy RMIT
Yvonne Buckley UQ/CSIRO
Tara Martin CSIRO

Collaborating organisations


CEED is an Australian Research Council (ARC) partnership between

  • The University of Queensland
  • The Australian National University
  • The University of Melbourne
  • RMIT University
  • The University of Western Australia
  • Imperial College London
  • US Geological Survey
  • The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

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