Centre Director

Assoc Prof Margie Mayfield
ARC Future Fellow / Director of The Ecology Centre

Research Group Leaders

Assoc Prof Nigel Beebe
Associate Professor
Dr Simon Blomberg
Senior Lecturer / Consultant in Statistics
Dr David Booth
Senior Lecturer
Dr Lyn Cook
Senior Lecturer
Dr Paul Dennis
Lecturer (Microbial Ecologist)
Dr Rebecca Dunlop
Lecturer in Physiology
Dr John Dwyer
Lecturer
Dr Peter Erskine
Senior Research Fellow
Assoc Prof Rod Fensham
Associate Professor
Dr Diana Fisher
UQ Fellow
Prof Craig Franklin
Professor / Deputy Head of School / Executive...
Assoc Prof Richard Fuller
ARC Future Fellow
Assoc Prof Mike Furlong
Associate Professor
Assoc Prof Anne Goldizen
Associate Professor
Dr Lexa Grutter
Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Assoc Prof John Herbohn
Associate Professor
Prof Marc Hockings
Deputy Head of School School of Geography,...
Assoc Prof Salit Kark
ARC Future Fellow
Dr Janet Lanyon
Senior Lecturer
Prof Cath Lovelock
Professor
Assoc Prof Margie Mayfield
ARC Future Fellow / Director of The Ecology Centre
Prof Clive McAlpine
Professor in Landscape Ecology
Prof Peter Mumby
VC Research and Teaching Fellowship
Assoc Prof Michael Noad
Associate Professor
Assoc Prof Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos
Associate Professor
Dr Jennifer Ovenden
Principal Research Fellow
Prof John Pandolfi
ARC Professorial Research Fellow
Prof Phil Pollett
Professor of Mathematics / UQ Director of the ARC...
Prof Hugh Possingham
ARC Australian Laureate Fellow
Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes
Associate Professor
Prof Anthony Richardson
ARC Future Fellow
Assoc Prof Cynthia Riginos
Associate Professor
Dr Talitha Santini
Senior Lecturer
Prof Susanne Schmidt
Professor
Assoc Prof Jennifer Seddon
Associate Professor / Deputy Head of School,...
Assoc Prof Ian Tibbetts
Associate Professor / Director of International...
Prof Gimme Walter
Professor
Dr Selina Ward
Senior Lecturer
Assoc Prof Robbie Wilson
Associate Professor / ARC Future Fellow
Assoc Prof Kerrie Wilson
ARC Future Fellow / Director of CEED
Prof Myron Zalucki
Professor

Adjunct, Honorary and Emeritus Members

Dr Greg Baxter
Senior Lecturer
Assoc Prof Bob Beeton
Associate Professor
Dr Adrian Bradley
Honorary Senior Lecturer
Prof Yvonne Buckley
Professor / Chair of Zoology
Dr Josie Carwardine
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr David Lamb
Honorary Research Fellow
Dr Lisa Pope
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Prof Clement Tisdell
Professor
Dr Kathy Townsend
Research Fellow

All Postdoctoral Members

Dr Christopher Brown
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Nathalie Butt
ARC Early-Career Research Fellow
Dr Karen Cheney
Research Fellow
Dr Rebecca Cramp
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ross Dwyer
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Carissa Klein
Senior Research Fellow
Dr Ross McVinish
Research Fellow
Dr Anna Renwick
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr George Roff
ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Eugenia Sampayo
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Megan Saunders
ASLRP Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Leonie Seabrook
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Danielle Shanahan
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Justine Shaw
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Colin Studds
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ruth Thurstan
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Ayesha Tullloch
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Dr Howard Wilson
Title First Lastsort descending Position Bio
Dr Greg Baxter Senior Lecturer I am interested in conservation biology and landscape ecology, in particular the effects of anthropogenic ...
Assoc Prof Nigel Beebe Associate Professor My research focuses on developing a better understanding of mosquitoes and their role in mosquito-borne disease. This...
Assoc Prof Bob Beeton Associate Professor My research interests include environmental restoration, reporting and problem solving, particularly in thecontext of...
Dr Simon Blomberg Senior Lecturer / Consultant in Statistics Simon's research involves the application and development of statistical methods in ecology, evolutionary biology,...
Dr David Booth Senior Lecturer David's research interests are centred on the interface between ecology and physiology, particularly how...
Dr Adrian Bradley Honorary Senior Lecturer My research examines stress, reproduction and chemical communication in marsupials, the effects of stress on ageing and...
Dr Christopher Brown Postdoctoral Research Fellow Chris is a UQ post-doctoral fellow at the Global Change Institute and in the Marine Spatial Ecology Lab. His research...
Prof Yvonne Buckley Professor / Chair of Zoology I lead a team of post-doctoral researchers, PhD, and undergraduate research students seeking to understand the...
Dr Nathalie Butt ARC Early-Career Research Fellow My research focuses on the interaction of climate/climate change and biodiversity – both in terms of how plant/...
Dr Josie Carwardine Postdoctoral Research Fellow Josie’s research focuses on collecting and analysing biological and socio-economic information for determining...
Dr Karen Cheney Research Fellow I am a marine ecologist with research interests spanning behavioural, evolutionary and sensory ecology. I investigate...
Dr Lyn Cook Senior Lecturer My research is aimed at understanding the origins, diversification and distributions of organisms, especially plants...
Dr Rebecca Cramp Postdoctoral Research Fellow I completed my PhD in 2005 on the effects of prolonged starvation on gut structure and function in burrowing desert...
Dr Paul Dennis Lecturer (Microbial Ecologist) My group aims to: 1) develop an understanding of the factors that determine the structure and function of microbial...
Dr Rebecca Dunlop Lecturer in Physiology Rebecca is a lecturer in physiology at the School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland. Originally from...
Dr John Dwyer Lecturer I am a plant ecologist interested in applied and theoretical aspects of restoration and community ecology. A common...
Dr Ross Dwyer Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research focuses on both fundamental and applied aspects of ecology, including foraging behaviour, habitat use and...
Dr Peter Erskine Senior Research Fellow My research has been moulded by international experiences of land degradation due to unsustainable logging,...
Assoc Prof Rod Fensham Associate Professor Rod has a joint position between UQ and the state environment agency. Most of his research is quantitative field...
Dr Diana Fisher UQ Fellow Diana's current comparative work focuses on global patterns of extinction detectability, and mechanisms of decline...
Prof Craig Franklin Professor / Deputy Head of School / Executive Director, Research Ethics Craig's lab group explores the responses of fish, frogs and reptiles to changing environmental conditions including...
Assoc Prof Richard Fuller ARC Future Fellow I work on pure and applied questions in biodiversity and conservation, spanning the fields of biogeography,...
Assoc Prof Mike Furlong Associate Professor My research focuses on the biological control and integrated management of insect pests. Understanding the ecological...
Assoc Prof Anne Goldizen Associate Professor Anne's research interests focus on vertebrate social systems, including mating systems, social networks, parental...
Dr Lexa Grutter Adjunct Senior Lecturer My research interests include cleaner fish behaviour, cooperation, fish parasites and coral reef ecology. My current...
Assoc Prof John Herbohn Associate Professor My research interests are focused on how to improve the ecological and social outcomes from reforestation of degraded...
Prof Marc Hockings Deputy Head of School School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management Professor Hockings’ research interests centre around the monitoring and evaluation of conservation management...
Assoc Prof Salit Kark ARC Future Fellow My research group studies the patterns and processes shaping biodiversity and their implications for conservation in a...
Dr Carissa Klein Senior Research Fellow My general area of research is applied spatial conservation planning. Currently my research is focused on supporting...
Dr David Lamb Honorary Research Fellow I am interested in developing methods of restoring tropical forests at degraded sites that generate conservation...
Dr Janet Lanyon Senior Lecturer Janet researches the ecology and conservation of large marine vertebrates including population ecology, genetics and...
Prof Cath Lovelock Professor Research in my lab is focused on the ecology and ecophysiology of coastal and marine plant communities. We are...
Prof Clive McAlpine Professor in Landscape Ecology My research interests are in forest fragmentation and its impacts on biodiversity in tropical and sub-tropical forests...
Dr Ross McVinish Research Fellow My research focuses on Markov chain models for metapopulations with an emphasis on deriving deterministic, Gaussian and...
Prof Peter Mumby VC Research and Teaching Fellowship Peter's group studies the effects of climate change on coral reefs and looks for practical ways in which reefs can...
Assoc Prof Michael Noad Associate Professor Mike works on the behavioural and population ecology of marine mammals. One of his main areas of interest is the use of...
Assoc Prof Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos Associate Professor The Ortiz-Barrientos lab studies both the origins of new species and how populations adapt to the environment. We test...
Dr Jennifer Ovenden Principal Research Fellow Jenny Ovenden is the head of the Molecular Fisheries Laboratory at UQ. The group uses genetic and genomic tools to...
Prof John Pandolfi ARC Professorial Research Fellow John Pandolfi heads the Marine Palaeoecology Lab in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Queensland....
Prof Phil Pollett Professor of Mathematics / UQ Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematics and Statistics of Complex Systems (MASCOS) We are studying populations that occupy several geographically separated habitat patches, with particular attention to...
Dr Lisa Pope Postdoctoral Research Fellow I have a broad interest in applying population genetics to the management of wild populations, particularly through a...
Prof Hugh Possingham ARC Australian Laureate Fellow We work on formulating and solving biodiversity conservation problems. Lab members range from empirical ecologists to...
Dr Anna Renwick Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research focuses on the trade-offs and synergies in ecosystem services, food security and maximising both...
Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes Associate Professor Dr. Rhodes’ research is centred around three main themes: (1) biodiversity conservation in human-dominated and...
Prof Anthony Richardson ARC Future Fellow His research is recognised internationally for significant contributions in the fields of climate impacts on marine...
Assoc Prof Cynthia Riginos Associate Professor In my research group, we use genetic markers as tools for understanding dispersal and gene flow, often with...
Dr George Roff ARC Postdoctoral Research Fellow I am an ecologist interested in processes of resilience, disturbance and recovery in coral reef ecosystems. My research...
Dr Eugenia Sampayo Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research focuses on the ecology and functional significance of marine invertebrate symbioses with dinoflagellates in...
Dr Talitha Santini Senior Lecturer My research interests include soil development and weathering, geomicrobiology, and microbial ecology. Current projects...
Dr Megan Saunders ASLRP Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research examines how environmental variability affects marine organisms and ecosystems. I am presently focusing on...
Prof Susanne Schmidt Professor Susanne Schmidt's research on Australian plants and ecosystems focuses on plant nutrition, ecophysiology and soil...
Dr Leonie Seabrook Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research interests are in the fields of landscape/spatial ecology, and environmental history. I focus on...
Assoc Prof Jennifer Seddon Associate Professor / Deputy Head of School, School of Veterinary Science My research involves the application of genetic markers to ecology, evolutionary biology and disease, across a range of...
Dr Danielle Shanahan Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research broadly focuses on developing landscape planning solutions for biodiversity conservation. I completed my...
Dr Justine Shaw Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research focus is the conservation of Antarctic and sub-Antarctic terrestrial ecosystems, in particular conservation...
Dr Colin Studds Postdoctoral Research Fellow I am an ecologist with interested in the behaviour, population dynamics, and conservation of animals. I address these...
Dr Ruth Thurstan Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research focuses upon changes to the marine environment during the last 150 years as a result of human drivers. Data...
Assoc Prof Ian Tibbetts Associate Professor / Director of International Programs / Director Centre for Marine Science My lab works on the biology, ecology and evolution of fishes and occasional inverts. Evolutionary models exploring the...
Prof Clement Tisdell Professor Professor Tisdell's research is in the areas of environmental and resource economics, agricultural economics,...
Dr Kathy Townsend Research Fellow Kathy is a marine biologist with a particular interest in marine conservation and human impacts on the marine...
Dr Ayesha Tullloch Postdoctoral Research Fellow My research is focused on cost-effective resource allocation and decision-making processes for monitoring and...
Prof Gimme Walter Professor I approach ecological research as an interactive process between theory development and empirical investigation. We...
Dr Selina Ward Senior Lecturer Selina has been investigating the reproduction and recruitment of scleractinian corals. She is interested in the...
Dr Howard Wilson My research is focused on optimum monitoring, decision analysis and mathematical modelling within conservation biology...
Assoc Prof Kerrie Wilson ARC Future Fellow / Director of CEED Kerrie is a conservation ecologist with a particular interest in applied conservation resource allocation problems,...
Assoc Prof Robbie Wilson Associate Professor / ARC Future Fellow My research group takes an integrative approach to studies of the ecology and evolution of freshwater fish, amphibians...
Prof Myron Zalucki Professor My research focuses on host plant selection by adults and early stage caterpillar foraging behaviour, mainly in...
Research Group Leaders
Title First Lastsort descending Position Bio
Assoc Prof Margie Mayfield ARC Future Fellow / Director of The Ecology Centre My research broadly focuses on how plant and insect communities reassemble, persist and function following human land-...