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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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Prof Sarah Bekessy

Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy has been teaching and conducting research in environmental studies at RMIT University since 2004. Using her background in conservation biology and more recent experience in the social sciences, Sarah has established a successful research team that seeks to engage in high impact, interdisciplinary and collaborative ...
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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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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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Morteza Chalak is a Research Assistant Professor at the University of Western Australia. He received his PhD in Environmental Economics from Wageningen University in the Netherlands in February 2009. His PhD thesis was on the economics of invasive species and one of his thesis focus area was the control of Californian thistle in New Zealand. He vis ...
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Sean uses spatially explicit models of spread to explore how localised initial plant populations become large, widespread, invasive populations. He investigates the phenomenon of plant spread on both homogeneous and heterogeneous landscapes. Sean is also interested in complex dynamic landscapes where the weed and the landscape interact with each ot ...
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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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Dr Angela Dean

Dr Angela Dean is a quantitative social scientist. Her research focuses on how to promote environmental citizenship within communities.  Angela draws on diverse experience as both a researcher and practitioner in the areas of health, science communication, citizen science, and sustainable urban water management.  Her research explores: ...
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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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Assoc Prof Fiona Fidler

Fiona is a psychologist, with a PhD in philosophy of science. She’s interested in how scientists, experts and people in general make decisions. Particular areas of interest include: statistical reasoning, expert judgement, pro-environmental behaviour change and research ethics. She is currently a Senior Research Fellow in the Interdisciplinar ...
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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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Dr Angela Guerrero-Gonzalez

Angela is interested in the human and institutional aspects that affect nature conservation. Her research focuses on developing ways to account for social-ecological complexity in conservation decisions. For example, how governance networks can best deal with ecological complexity and multi-scalar conservation issues. Angela's research also include ...
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Mr Mathew Hardy

Mat is a PhD candidate investigating decision theoretic approaches to private land conservation in Australia, supported by RMIT University and the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions. He is particularly interested in the use of conservation covenants and revolving funds for protecting biodiversity on privat ...
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Dr Matthew Holden

Matt is a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Queensland's ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) in Brisbane, Australia. Mathematical tools unify his research across several diverse topics in environmental science, including illegal use and trade of natural resources, fisheries management, NGO and stakeholder beh ...
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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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