Ecology and conservation

The Ecology and Conservation group applies ecological and evolutionary principles to the fields of wildlife, conservation and applied biology across a wide range of land animals (including mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, a wide range of invertebrates, and some plant groups). Particular interests include the management of native and invasive species; habitat use and ecology of invertebrates and vertebrates; first-principles modelling of individual, population, and evolutionary dynamics; application of genomic techniques to biodiversity management; and terrestrial animals as bioindicators of environmental disturbance.


Supervisors

Melissa Carew

Freshwater biological monitoring

Alex Fournier-Level

Adaptive evolution

Ary Hoffmann

Pest and environmental adaptation

Michael Kearney

Physiological ecology, climate change responses, metabolic ecology, insect conservation, grasshopper biology

Ben Phillips

Population biology

Kevin Rowe

Integrative mammalogy: taxonomy, evolution, genomics, morphology, conservation biology

Joshua Thia

Population genomics, evolutionary biology, and applied science

Belinda van Heerwaarden

Climate change adaptation

Andrew Weeks

Conservation biology

Matt West

Applied ecology and wildlife conservation

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