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Dr Gwen Iacona

Gwen joined CEED in 2015 after being appointed as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow through the University of Queensland. She studies how to improve the effectiveness of conservation spending, and has a particular interest in questions related to the costs and benefits of managing protected areas. Gwen earned a PhD in ecology and evolutionary b ...
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Dr Sayed Iftekhar

Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow / Senior Researcher
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Dr Karen Ikin

Karen is a landscape ecologist at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at the Australian National University. Her research background is in wildlife and habitat conservation in human-modified environments, such as those that occur in urban and agricultural landscapes. She is particularly interested in how ecological knowledge can be applied ...
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Mr David Johnson

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Mr Kendall Jones

Kendall is passionate about biodiversity conservation in general, but has a particular interest in marine conservation and climate change. His PhD will investigate and develop methods for incorporating land-use change and climate change into marine conservation planning.

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Prof Salit Kark

My research focuses on understanding the patterns and processes shaping biodiversity of native and invasive species and their implications for conservation and environmental decisions in a changing world. I focus on these main directions: (1) Biodiversity and conservation in human-dominated landscapes: This includes studies on both native and alie ...
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Dr Luke Kelly

Luke conducts ecological research that aims to contribute solutions to global conservation problems. His areas of interest include fire science, landscape ecology and global change. Luke's work at CEED is focused on: understanding how fire regimes influence biodiversity; and predicting which species are most at risk of extinction in rapidly tr ...
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Dr Carissa Klein

Carissa's general area of research is applied spatial conservation planning. Currently her research is focused on supporting conservation decisions in the Coral Triangle, the world's epicentre of coral reef biological diversity. Carissa co-supervises students with Prof Hugh Possingham and Dr Maria Beger, and collaborates with several CEED researche ...
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Dr Andrew Knight

My research is focussed upon improving the decision-making of individuals and groups when conservation planning. My collaborations with conservation management organisations and NGOs typically aim to provide evidence-based decision-making. Specifically, I focus upon blending social and ecological information to map conservation opportunities across ...
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Dr Marit Kragt

Marit Kragt is an Assistant Professor at the School of Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of Western Australia, and a researcher at the UWA Centre of Environmental Economics and Policy. Her research is targeted at helping to solve policy pertinent environmental problems. A significant proportion of her research focuses on cons ...
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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow / Senior Researcher
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Dr Nadiah Kristensen

Nadia is a research scientist specialising in ecological modelling, currently living in Brisbane, Australia She is interested in modelling food webs, web assembly and structure, stability, invasibility, dispersal modelling, and large community models incorporating both ecological dynamics and evolution. She joined the University of Queensland in B ...
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Ms Caitlin Kuempel

Caitlin is currently completing her PhD through the University of Queensland, under the supervision of Prof Hugh Possingham, Prof Cathering Lovelock, and Dr Alienor Chauvenet.

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Dr Jose Lahoz-Monfort

Jose has a general interest in wildlife monitoring techniques, demography and population dynamics, the study of species distributions, and the statistical methods that underpin these areas. But of course, always keeping in mind the ultimate step: how these feed into the decision-making process for biodiversity conservation and management so that th ...
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Dr Elizabeth Law

Liz's research interests centre on biodiversity conservation and environmental management. Conservation and economic paradigms are shifting in recognition of the interdependencies among environmental, economic, and social systems. This shift is changing philosophies on why, where, and how we conserve nature. Her research evaluates these evolving in ...
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Ms Juliana Lazzari

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Assoc Prof Noam Levin

I am a geographer, using GIS and remote sensing for understanding land cover changes, wildfires and human activity, and for prioritizing conservation actions in both terrestrial and marine ecosystems.

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Mr Hsien-Yung Lin

Hsien-Yung completed his BSc and MSc in marine biology and migratory fish at National Taiwan University. Now, as a PhD student at University of Queensland, he is interested in the conservation of diadromous fish, as different habitat requirements during the different stages of their life history make them vulnerable to a range of different stressor ...
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Ms Sofía López-Cubillos

Growing up in Colombia gave Sofía the opportunity to explore the great biodiversity that it holds and this influenced her to study biology with a particular focus on entomology and evolution. By the end of her bachelor degree, Sofía's concern about the pressure humans were imposing on the planet motivated her to change fields and stud ...
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Ms Bonnie Mappin

Bonnie Mappin is a PhD candidate at the University of Queensland in School of Biology and the School of Geography Planning and Environmental Management. Her research focuses on evidence-based decision science for the optimisation of limited funds in conservation efforts for halting biodiversity loss. The main themes of Bonnie’s research inclu ...
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