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Ms Estibaliz Palma

Esti has a background on environmental sciences and conservation. She is currently undertaking her PhD on plant ecology, with an emphasis on biological invasions. Her main interests lay within functional ecology and community assembly, and her research focuses on how to use functional traits to understand large scale patterns of invasiveness and in ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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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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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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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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Position at CEEDChief Investigator, Node Leader (UWA)
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Dr Micheli Duarte de Paula Costa

Dr Micheli Duarte de Paula Costa commenced at the University of Queensland (UQ) as a Visiting Postdoctoral Research Fellow in September 2015. She is a marine biologist with research interests encompassing spatial ecology, quantitative marine ecology, climate change, and conservation. Her is characterised by novel integration of multiple disciplines ...
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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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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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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow / Senior Researcher
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Prof Hugh Possingham

Hugh is the Chief Scientist at The Nature Conservancy, and was the Director of CEED from 2011-2016. Aside from his day job, Hugh has a variety of broader public roles advising policy makers, conservation groups and managers by sitting on 15 committees and boards outside the University of Queensland including: The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scien ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Ms Stephanie Pulsford

Stephanie is currently researching how management and landscape attributes influence the reptile and frog assemblage in grazed box gum grassy woodlands. She is interested in how to improve biodiversity outcomes in human modified landscapes such as agricultural areas. Stephanie is a keen field ecologist and enjoys getting out in the landscapes she s ...
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Dr Keren Raiter

Keren is currently a post-doctoral research fellow at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, working with Dr. Dror Hawlena and the National Natural History Collections on strategic conservation planning to help ensure the survival of the critically endangered Be’er Sheva fringe-fingered lizard, and other projects. The work includes developing ap ...
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Dr Anna Renwick

Anne is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Queensland and a researcher in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED), supervised by Prof Hugh Possingham and Dr Tara Martin. Her research focuses on looking at the trade-offs and synergies in ecosystem services, food security and how to maximise both biodiversity and soci ...
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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes

Jonathan is an applied ecologist working at the interface between ecology, social science and economics to improve and better understand conservation decision-making. He has a particular interest in understanding how spatial processes drive biodiversity and ecosystem services, and the implications of this for decision-making in conservation. Jona ...
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Position at CEEDChief Investigator, Theme Leader (B), Node Leader (UQ)
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Prof Anthony Richardson

Professor Anthony J. Richardson has research interests in marine ecology, climate impacts research and analysis of large datasets using modern data analysis techniques. He holds an Honours degree in Zoology from the University of Queensland and a PhD degree in Marine Ecology from the University of Cape Town. Since 2005, Anthony has a joint positi ...
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Position at CEEDChief Investigator
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Ms Leslie Roberson

Leslie has an interdisciplinary background in biological conservation that started with a B.A. in Environmental Studies at Yale University, during which she was able to work on several projects related to natural resource management and conservation in Latin America and the Caribbean. She then spent a year studying sea turtle by-catch and tradition ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Dr Abbie Rogers

Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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Mr Andrew Rogers

Andrew's primary research interests include species' use of highly transformed habitats, conservation management in human dominated landscapes and habitat restoration. He is particularly interested in the impact of invasive species on native community assembly and function. Recent work has included quantifying novel ecosystem support of native spec ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Ms Cristina Romero De Diego

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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Dr Tracy Rout

Tracy has been involved in CEED research as a Post Doctoral Research Fellow, firstly through the University of Melbourne, and from 2015, through the University of Queensland.  Her research interests include: Decision Analysis, Ecological Modelling, Conservation Biology, Conservation Ecology, Environmental Management, Planning and Monitor ...
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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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Dr Michael Runge

Michael Runge is a research ecologist at the Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, where he has worked since 1999.  He received a B.A. in biology and philosophy (1989) from the Johns Hopkins University, an M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching) in biology (1994) from Spalding University, and a Ph.D. in wi ...
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