About me

Hi. I’m Professor in Conservation Ecology in the Biosciences School at the University of Melbourne. I’m interested in uncertainty and conservation decision making. I coordinate and teach 3rd year Applied Ecology  I’m the Director of the Commonwealth Government funded National Environment Science Program Threatened Species Recovery Hub (NESP TSR), and I’m a theme leader in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions. I publish on technical and policy issues around conservation and natural resource management, including optimal conservation investment, optimal monitoring and adaptive management, systematic conservation planning, population viability analysis, and habitat modelling and mapping. I like walking in the bush, looking at animals and plants.  And soccer.

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pretending to think about ecology

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