Quantitative and applied ecology

The Quantitative and Applied Ecology Group work across a wide spectrum of organisms and environments. Our research focus includes; environmental decision making, ecosystem management, conservation biology, and community and population ecology. The group also forms part of larger research centres: The ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) and theThreatened Species Recovery (TSR) hub of the National Environmental Science Program (NESP).


Natalie Briscoe

Ecology and global change biology

David Duncan

integrity of native ecosystems in human dominated landscapes

Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita

Quantitative ecology

Michael Kearney

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

Jose Lahoz-Monfort

Ecological modelling

James Maino

Insect spatial ecology

Michael McCarthy


Darren Southwell

Adaptive management and optimal monitoring of threatened species

Joshua Thia

Population genomics, evolutionary biology, and applied science

Paul Umina

Insect ecology and management

Peter Vesk

Ecology, conservation and management; plants and vegetation

Matt West

Applied ecology and wildlife conservation

Bonnie Wintle

Conservation ecology / CEED

Brendan Wintle

Conservation and ecology

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