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All the researchers listed below have at some time been directly involved in CEED research.

Nancy completed her PhD with Hugh Possingham and Kerrie Wilson early in 2015.

PositionPhD Candidate
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Dr Philip Barton is a research fellow in the Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University. Philip worked on CEED Theme D

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John left the University of Melbourne in March 2015.

PositionPhD Student
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Tom submitted his Thesis toward the end of 2014.

PositionPhD Student
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PositionMasters Student

Madeline completed her Masters of Science with the University of Melbourne in 2014.

PositionMasters Student

James submitted his Thesis at the end of 2014.

PositionPhD Student
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Stefano was a PhD Student with CEED through the University of Melbourne. Stefano finished up with CEED in mid-2015, and commenced a Post Doctoral Research Fellowship with the

PositionPhD Student
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Jessie was a research assistant with CEED until early 2015, where she was a valued contributor to the Science Communication team.

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Dr Xyomara Carretero-Pinzon

Doctorate thesis from Xyomara highlight how conservation strategies in fragmented landscapes will affect in different way the occupancy, abundance and in more detail the group density, size and composition of the primate species studied depending on the scale at which conservation actions are taken by using a group of primate sp ...
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Sarah completed her Masters of Science with the University of Melbourne.

PositionMaster student
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Lesley is the Centre Manager for the

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Madeliene completed her Masters in early 2014 through the University of Melbourne

PositionMasters Student

Elise's researsch built on a Bayesian belief network model that predicted grassland condition in response to different management actions. Her work aimed to increase the utility of the model for grassland managers by incorporating a cost-benefit analysis and utility-function into the model.

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Community concern for the Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) has grown considerably over the past 20 years. However, scientific evidence of Common Myna impact has been limited.

PositionPhD Student
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PositionHonours Student

Kate was a CEED student who completed PhD at the University of Queensland in 2014.

PositionPhD student
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Brett submitted his PhD Thesis in July 2015.

PositionPhD Candidate
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Kelly finished up with CEED in mid 2015.

PositionPostdoctoral Research Fellow

Chris was a Research Fellow in the Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group, CEED, at the University of Melbourne. His interests lay in understanding the functioning of cities as socio-ecological systems and how science can be used to inform plans and policies related to biodiversity conservation.Chris has a diverse research background ...
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Scott Jeffrey was an Associate Professor (Research) in the School of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia until June 2014.

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Alex completed his Honours Degree with us in 2014.

PositionHonours Student
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Christine completed her PhD with UWA at the end of 2015, graduating in 2015.

PositionPhD Student
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Greg completed the Master of Environment at the University of Melbourne in 2014, under the supervision of Libby Rumpff. Greg applied Structured Decision Making to management of the invasive plant English broom Cytisus scoparius in the Lake Dartmouth area of Victoria. A Bayesian Belief Network was built to aid decision-making by predicting the conse ...
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Azusa was a PhD Student who successfully graduated in 2014. She is interested in developing integrated planning. She is now working on marine conservation projects that consider land-sea connectivity in Fiji and also in her home country, Japan.Azusa has worked with local NGO In Fiji on a marine zoning project which involved her presenting her resul ...
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The main aim of my PhD project is to gain an understanding of the combined effects of climate change, habitat loss and other drivers of land-use change on biodiversity. Using this knowledge I will then develop a decision framework for making robust decisions to conserve freshwater biodiversity in the face of both climate and land-use change. This r ...
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Tessa was a PhD student at the University of Queensland within CEED's Theme A.

PositionPhD student
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Sarah submitted her PhD Thesis through the University of Melbourne in 2014

PositionPhD Student

Kim was a PhD student with CEED who finished up in mid 2015.

PositionPhD Student
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Alessio Mortelli finished with ANU in 2014.

PositionPostdoctoral Research Fellow

Brett finished working for the University of Melbourne (UoM) at the end of 2014, moving on to Charles Darwin University.He was a fire and vegetation ecologist at the University of Melbourne, with a particular fondness for tropical landscapes. His research focused on the processes that shaped and maintain tropical vegetation, especially the fire-med ...
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Nick Murray was a PhD Student at the University of Queensland who graduated in 2014.

PositionPhd Student
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Karen was a CEED Post Doctoral Researcher based at the University of Queensland until the end of 2014.

PositionPost Doctoral Research Fellow
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Fei completed her PhD in early 2015 through the University of Queensland.

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Whilst with CEED, Emily was a Centenary Fellow at The University of Melbourne, in the School of Botany, working with Mick McCarthy, Brendan Wintle and their group. Her research focused on structured decision-making for conservation and environmental management, where the goals, constraints and uncertainties were explicit. Applications of Emily's re ...
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Laurle completed her Honours Thesis, entitled "Testing functional diversity indices to assess changes in coral community assemblages over time" in 2014 at the University of Queensland as part of CEED.Traditionally, coral reef conservation priorities have been assessed using measures of coral cover, and species richness. Using a long term dataset, s ...
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Dr Michaela Plein

Michaela is a quantitative conservation ecologist broadly interested in interactions between species and how these interactions affect our management planning. Currently, she work as a postdoctoral fellow with Eve McDonald-Maddens at the University of Queensland. She is involved int the NESP Threatened Species Recovery hub which aims ...
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Tal completed her PhD with Hugh Possingham, Joseph Bennett, Josie Carwardine, James Watson and Kerrie Wilson in 2016. Tal’s research investigated the cost-effectiveness of conservation planning for two major conservation problems: 1) mitigating the effects of roads on wildlife; and 2) the planning of protected area networks. Tal explored the ...
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Diana's PhD project was 'Conservation and Society: a balancing act':The fast degradation of ecosystems and biodiversity at a global scale has prompted research to develop methodologies that integrate environmental cost into societal decisions, and maximize environmental outcomes under finite budgets. Such approaches are usually based on the scienti ...
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Laura completed her PhD with The Australian National University (ANU) in early 2014.

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Tracey's research interests were broad, encompassing ecological risk assessment, quantitative conservation biology, and decision theory. Generally she was interested in using formal decision-support tools, in conjunction with ecological models, for allocating resources in an optimal way to maximise the benefits of management actions for biodiversit ...
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Estelle was a research assistant for Drs

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Claire completed her PhD with CEED in 2014.

PositionPhD Student
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Chloe was a CEED post-doctoral researcher through The Australian National University (ANU) until the end of 2014.

PositionPost Doctoral Research Fellow
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Ben completed his PhD and graduated at the end of 2014.

PositionPhD Student

Kylie completed her PhD research evaluating the effectiveness of road-crossing structures for arboreal mammals at the end of 2014. Her main area of expertise is in the field of road ecology, with PhD

PositionPhD Student

Paing was a masters student at the University of Melbourne, submitting in 2014.

PositionMasters Student

I am now a postdoctoral researcher in the National Environmental Science Program (NESP) Threatened Species Recovery Hub through the University of Melbourne. My research currently focuses on adaptive management and optimal monitoring of threatened species, particularly Malleefowl in southern Australia. I completed my PhD with CEED at the University ...
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Tom was a CEED PhD student through the University of Melbourne.

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Zoe was a PhD Student with CEED.

PositionMasters Student

Ingrid was a PhD student with The Australian National University

PositionPhD Candidate
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Tanja submitted her PhD Thesis in early 2015.

PositionPhD Student

Trish was a PhD student in the Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions at the University of Queensland. She graduated in 2013.Her interests included ecological modelling and conservation planning, in particular

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Luis' research interests included the ecology, evolution and conservation of mammals, with a specific focus on terrestrial species, although he studied the niche dynamics of migratory bats for his undergraduate thesis.Luis' PhD project examined the relationship between the evolutionary history of mammalian species and their present day risk of exti ...
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In 2014 Hannah worked as a research assistant whilst publishing her honours thesis within the Fuller Conservation Lab. This assessed how climate change may impact the breeding habitat of arctic-breeding shorebirds, and consequently their migratory routes. The results indicate that for many species, habitat will severely contract in the coming years ...
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John submitted his Phd Thesis through the University of Melbourne at the end of 2014

PositionPhD Student

Martin was a CEED postdoc at the Fenner School of Environment and Society, working with Professor David Lindenmayer and the Conservation and Landscape Ecology group. My research focussed on identifying consistent ways to measure the distribution and trajectory of biodiversity. My PhD research - which I completed in 2012 - investgiated the effects o ...
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Amy was an ecological modeller with a keen interest in science-based conservation decision making. Her research and work experience to date allowed her to pursue this interest through a combination of statistical modelling and hands-on practical conservation work. During her time with CEED Amy further developed her research skills in applied ecolog ...
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Melissa completed her BSc - Honours degree at the University of Queensland, Australia in 2013, majoring in Ecology.

PositionHonours Student
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