Dr Claire Keely

Claire Keely is currently undertaking a PhD through The University of Melbourne and Museum Victoria, focused on the conservation genetics of the Growling Grass Frog, Litoria raniformis, in an urban environment. The Growling Grass Frog is listed as vulnerable nationally and endangered in Victoria. Remnant populations around Melbourne occur througho ...
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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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Christine completed her PhD with UWA at the end of 2015, graduating in 2015.

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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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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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Dr Alex Kusmanoff

Alex has a background in law and environmental science, and has previously worked in various policy roles for the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments. Nearing the end of his PhD, his research explores how the strategic use of message framing can enhance conservation messages. This applies principles from various social science disciplines, inclu ...
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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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Pia completed her PhD with CEED, and continued her research as a postdoctoral fellow at CEED.

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Ramona was a Post Doctoral Fellow with CEED working within Theme C between 2012 and 2014. At the end of 2014 she departed the University of Queensland to take up a position in Switzerland. Ramona's research mainly focused on species distribution modelling that she applied to species of different taxonomic groups and to vegetation communities.

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Dr Maina Mbui

Maina is a landscape/seascape ecologist with interests in a wide range of environmental and ecological questions, and has predominantly focused on coral reef systems. His ultimate goals are to understand and predict the impacts of environmental variability and change on marine and coastal social-ecological systems at local and global scales, in-ord ...
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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 res ...
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The main aim of Chrystal's 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 she will then develop a decision framework for making robust decisions to conserve freshwater biodiversity in the face of both climate and land-use chan ...
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Liz is interested in quantitative methods and making the most out of existing ecological data. Currently, she is exploring the use of community composition data to inform species distributions models.

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Dr Tara Martin

Tara Martin is a Conservation Scientist with the Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences, University of British Columbia, Canada and Adjunct Professor with the University of Queensland, Australia. Tara is a pioneer in the field of conservation decision making, combining analytical techniques from applied ecology and decision theory with exp ...
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