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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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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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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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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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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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Prof Yvonne Buckley

I work on the management of processes which threaten ecosystem function and biodiversity. In particular, the population dynamics, spread, evolution and herbivore interactions of both native and invasive plants. I have used a wide range of approaches to tackle these problems, from the development of simple, relatively abstract models, through to sys ...
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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 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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Dr Abbey Camaclang

Abbey is currently a PhD student at the University of Queensland, supervised by Prof Hugh Possingham and Dr Tara Martin. Her research focuses on the use of decision science in making conservation decisions for listed species.   In particular, she is hoping to look at the process of identifying and designating critical habitats for threatened ...
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Dr Katrina Davis

Dr Katrina Davis commenced at the University of Queensland (UQ) as a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in July 2015. Her research investigates optimal use of natural resources to maximise the productivity of human and ecological systems. Her current research examines how to integrate expert and stakeholder preferences for marine ecological features by ...
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Through his PhD research, Brendan is investigating the question of when it is more cost effective to protect pristine vs degraded ecosystems in order to protect biodiversity and ecosystem services. This is essential knowledge for anyone wishing to optimise the allocation of scarce conservation funding.

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Graeme Doole is a Professor of Environmental Economics (University of Waikato) and Economic Advisor (NZ Ministry for Environment). His research involves the use of analytical and empirical methods to investigate how best to manage agricultural and natural systems. A significant proportion of this work involves the formulation of appropriate ...
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Veronica is currently doing her PhD studying patterns of extinction risk in migratory birds.

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Georgia has completed research projects with CEED as both a PhD student and as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

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Dr Fiona Gibson

Fiona is working on CEED projects 'Comparing decision metrics used in environmental project prioritisation' and 'understanding barriers to the adoption of decision theory in environmental policy'. She received her doctorate from the University of Western Australia on September 15 2011. Fiona is currently working in the space of bushfire management ...
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Dr Ascelin Gordon

Ascelin's research focuses on interdisciplinary problems in conservation science. His current research focuses on developing modelling approaches for understanding the impacts of environmental policies on biodiversity values in the landscape. He also has a range of other research areas of interest including: Conservation planning and spatial pri ...
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Valerie's research interests include biodiversity conservation and ecological restoration. Her research project investigates the potential for achieving multiple outcomes for biodiversity conservation and carbon sequestration from restoration projects. More specifically it involves evaluating how the costs and likelihood of success of restoration v ...
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