Dr Vanessa Adams

A key theme in Vanessa' research is applying economic concepts and social consultation to make on-ground conservation action more effective and equitable between groups of stakeholders. She spent a year as a Fulbright scholar conducting research at the University of Queensland in 2004 and completed her PhD at James Cook University in 2011. Her rese ...
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Nancy completed her PhD with Hugh Possingham and Kerrie Wilson early in 2015.

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Dr Chris Baker

Chris' research interests are about using mathematical models to help improve management. The focus of his work has been about the application of optimal control theory to invasive species management and in developing ecosystem models to predict how management actions will affect different species in an ecosystem. He is also working on developing ...
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Dr Payal Bal

Conservation and related policy decisions rely heavily on accurate monitoring and data analysis. However, for multispecies assemblages we are severely limited in our ability to measure all components of the system. The dynamicity and non-linear relationships within species assemblages often render community dynamics unpredictable. On the other hand ...
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Sam is a conservation biologist interested in how animals respond to environmental change. Sam is something of a details person and likes to find out about the processes operating in animal populations and how they respond to environmental changes caused by things like disturbance, habitat fragmentation or logging. He does a lot of field-based rese ...
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Dr Philip Barton

Dr Philip Barton is a research fellow in the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University. He leads research on the structure and diversity of insect communities and their ecological roles in both natural and modified landscapes.

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John left the University of Melbourne in March 2015.

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Dr Maria Beger

Maria is a conservation biologist focussing on coral reef ecosystems. She was a Postdoctoral Fellow with CEED at The University of Queensland, Australia. Her main research interest is in understanding how ecological patterns can assist with better decision-making for marine biodiversity conservation. Maria mostly works in the Indo-Pacific regi ...
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Joseph is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Environmental Science and Department of Biology at Carleton University, and co-director of the Geomatics and Landscape Ecology Laboratory (GLEL). His research touches on a variety of themes including conservation prioritization, invasion ecology, optimal monitoring, biogeography and spatial stat ...
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Laurence is a PhD student in the Conservation and Landscape Ecology group at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University. He studies the ecology of fire refuges in the Mountain Ash forests of the Victorian Central Highlands. Fire refuges are areas in the landscape that have locally different fire regimes than ...
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Dr Hawthorne Beyer

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Dr Duan Biggs

Duan was born in Namibia and grew up in South Africa. He completed his PhD at the Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University in 2011 on the resilience of coral reef tourism to global change and crises. Subsequent to his PhD, Duan developed a tourism research program for South African National Parks to support decision-maki ...
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Dr Lucie Bland

Lucie researches the Red listing of ecosystems – testing the new global standard for conservation. In August 2015, she was a member of the team awarded the Australian Museum Eureka prize in Environmental Research.  Red List criteria for assessing risks to ecosystems are a major global advance in biodiversity conservation. Desp ...
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Dr Michael Bode

As an applied mathematician, my research attention is drawn towards theoretical aspects of ecology (particularly of dispersive marine organisms) and conservation management. I particularly enjoy problems where quantitative modelling can provide insights despite a lack of high-quality data – identifying situations where we can avoid spending ...
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Dr Sugeng Budiharta

Through his PhD, Sugeng conducted research on the topic of 'Restoration Planning of Tropical Secondary Forest: Maximizing Outcomes for Carbon, Biodiversity and Socio-economic in context of REDD'. He focused on the knowledge gaps required in the context of climate change mitigation and the extensive areas of land degradation in tropical countries. ...
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Dr Joe Bull

Joe was an associate member of CEED whilst completing a PhD at Imperial College, London. Since then, he has gone on to pursue a career in applied biodiversity conservation research through post-doctoral and other institutional positions. He has been awarded funding for projects including a ‘‘no net loss’’ pro ...
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Dr Nathalie Butt

Nathalie is an Australian Research Council Fellow. Her work is concerned with the interactions between biodiversity and climate/climate change, previously focussing on forests in tropical South America and temperate Europe, and now including Australian forests and ecosystems. She is currently working on global-scale analyses of climate and human im ...
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