Member of Theme(s): C

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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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Position at CEEDChief Investigator, Theme Leader (C), Node Leader (RMIT...
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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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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow / Senior Researcher
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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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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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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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Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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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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Position at CEEDPhD Candidate
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Twitter@matjhardy
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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Position at CEEDResearcher
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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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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.

Position at CEEDPostdoctoral Fellow
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Ms Courtney Morgans

Courtney is interested in understanding how science, policy and economics influence conservation prioritisation and effectiveness. Her PhD research is focused on evaluating conservation strategies for the protection of Orang-Utan in Borneo with the aim of identifying key areas and methodologies for targeted investment in order to improve return fro ...
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Ms Laura Mumaw

Laura is a PhD Student in the Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group. In her PhD she will be looking at biodiversity decision making and stewardship in urban neighbourhoods.

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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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Mr Matthew Selinske

Matthew is a PhD candidate at RMIT, with Associate Professor Sarah Bekessy, where he is investigating human decision-making in incentivised conservation programmes. In conjunction with this work he is exploring predictive tools and theories used by other disciplines to forecast human behaviour and their potential value to conservation science. Matt ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Dr Nooshin Torabi

Nooshin was a PhD student in RMIT University, Melbourne. her thesis title was Integrated Ecological and Socio-Economic Modelling of Biodiverse Plantings for Carbon Sequestration. She explored the socio-cultural drivers of private landholders who participate in biodiverse carbon plantings in their properties. Also, Nooshin is interested in finding ...
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Ms Julia van Velden

Julia is a PhD student with the Environmental Futures Research Institute at Griffith University and is generally interested in socio-ecological systems and sustainable resource extraction. She started her PhD project in 2017, investigating the spatial and social dynamics of the bushmeat trade in savanna systems of Africa.  She is particularly ...
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Position at CEEDPhD Student
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Twitter@juliavanvel