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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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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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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 Joe Bull

Joe was an associate member of CEED whilst completing a PhD at Imperial College, London. Since then, he has gone on to pursue a career in applied biodiversity conservation research through post-doctoral and other institutional positions. He has been awarded funding for projects including a ‘‘no net loss’’ pro ...
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Ms Valerie Hagger

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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Kate was a CEED student who completed her PhD at the University of Queensland in 2014.

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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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Tessa was a PhD student at the University of Queensland within CEED's Theme A.

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Jane graduated from the University of Sydney and undertook her honours on population modeling at the University of New South Wales and has since worked as an ecological consultant, research assistant and policy analyst before completing her PhD with CEED at the University of Queensland in 2014.

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Dr Justine Shaw

Justine Shaw is a Research Fellow examining conservation decision making in the terrestrial Antarctica and sub-Antarctic, with a particular focus on non-native species. Her position is a collaborative one between CEED, the University of Queensland and the Australian Antarctic Division. Justine is currently examining the risks posed by non-native sp ...
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Dr Oscar Venter

Oscar is broadly interested in conservation decision making, trading-off multiple conservation objectives, the conservation potential of ecosystem services, threats to endangered species and conservation effectiveness. Currently, he is working at the local and global scales to determine how initiatives to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation ...
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Mr Steve Wilson

In 2015, Steve undertook a PhD on the "Ecology and Conservation of Indonesian Javan or Lesser one-horned Rhinoceros (Rhinoceros sondaicus sondaicus Demarest, 1822), in Ujung Kulon National Park, West Java, Indonesia", aiming to do the work over a four year time frame. These animals are amongst the most critically endangered species on the planet wi ...
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