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Ms Louise Blackmore

Louise Blackmore is a PhD student in the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia. She has a general interest in biodiversity management and policy, particularly how biodiversity conservation may be achieved on private lands. Louise’s key research interests include: the social aspects of environment ...
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Rebecca is a Research Officer with the Ecosystem Restoration and Intervention Ecology Research Group at UWA. She is the centre manager for the UWA node of CEED.

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Dr Mike Craig

Mike was born in England and migrated with his family to Australia in 1976. He went to school in Perth and undertook both his undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at UWA, graduating with a BSc(Hons) in Botany and Zoology in 1992 and in 2001 a PhD, his thesis titled "The short-term impacts of logging on the jarrah forest avifauna". Mike worked as ...
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Dr Fiona Gibson

Fiona is working on the NERP projects 'Trade-offs among social, economic and environmental values', 'Comparing the value for money from targeted, untargeted and landscape-scale approaches to biodiversity protection', and CEED projects 'Comparing decision metrics used in environmental project prioritisation' and 'understanding barriers to the adopti ...
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Ms Tamara Harold

Tamara is a Research Officer in the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy at the University of Western Australia.  She provides a high level of administrative and research support to Dave Pannell and the Centre, including management of project budgets.  She works with other researchers in the Centre to help implement various resea ...
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Prof Richard Hobbs

Richard is one of CEED's Chief Investigators and is one of the Leaders for our Theme A - Spatial Planning for Landscape Restoration & Management. Richard is an ecologist, with extensive experience in Australia, United Kingdom, Europe and United States.  Richard joined UWA in 2009 where he leads the ERIE Research Group within the Sch ...
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Dr Sayed Iftekhar

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Dr Melinda Moir

My research involves estimating co-extinction rates and providing management advice for co-threatened species. Co-extinction is the loss of a dependent species with its host plant or animal. By utilizing existing datasets of insects from plants, I'm identifying management strategies for sustaining viable populations of endangered insects, which ul ...
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Assoc Prof Ram Pandit

Ram's key areas of research interest are: Natural resource economics; Environmental economics; Application of economic valuation techniques (hedonic pricing); Forest policy and management; Urban and community forestry;Ecosystem services; Ecotourism and protected area management; and Biodiversity conservation. Most recently Ram was part of the ...
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PositionAssistant Professor
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Prof David Pannell

David Pannell is Professor in the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia, Director of the Centre for Environmental Economics and Policy, and a former Federation Fellow of the Australian Research Council (2007-2012). His research includes the economics of land and water conservation; environmental polic ...
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PositionProfessor & UWA Node leader
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Dr Maksym Polyakov

Maksym received his doctorate degree in applied economics from Auburn University in 2004. Prior to coming to UWA, he had postdoctoral positions at Auburn University and NCSU studying anthropogenic effects on diversity of forest trees; impact of property tax policy, urbanization, and markets on land use change; and analysing harvest behaviour of pri ...
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PositionResearch Assistant Professor
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Dr Jodi Price

Jodi is a plant ecologist broadly interested in community assembly and species coexistence. Her PhD research (completed in 2008) focused on species coexistence and vegetation change in species rich woodlands in south eastern Australia. She then completed a post doc examining the effects of different disturbances on competition and dominance of an i ...
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Ms Keren Raiter

Keren is a PhD candidate interested in integrating ecological insights into policy and planning for improved decision making and conservation outcomes. She currently investigates mining-related disturbances in relatively intact landscapes with a focus on ‘enigmatic ecological impacts’: ecological impacts of development that are not syst ...
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Dr Leonie Valentine

Leonie is a wildlife biologist with broad interests in conservation biology and ecology, particularly focussed around the link between the environment, fauna and human-mediated disturbances. Her research seeks to understand how and why fauna respond to disturbances; the role of fauna in ecosystem function; and, adaptive management strategies availa ...
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Mr Michael Wysong

Nowhere is the competing conflict between nature and culture more apparent within a single wildlife species in Australia than with the dingo; a species that is at once both classified as a pest and protected species, and perceived as feral or native. The dingo has long been considered a threat to the pastoral industry and government sponsored dingo ...
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