About me

pia.jpgI’m an applied ecologist and Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. I  focus on conservation in highly modified human-dominated landscapes. At the moment I’m looking into the issues of human-wildlife conflict, urbanisation and threatened species, biodiversity offsetting and land-use change.

I use quantitative tools and modelling approaches such as population viability analysis, spatial conservation prioritisation, and species distribution modelling to understand how the management decisions we make today will impact on wildlife populations into the future.

Aside from my research I also coordinate the Australian Wildlife Biology and Wildlife Management subjects at the University of Melbourne, sit on the Executive of the Australasian Bat Society and the Board of Wildlife Victoria, and am an Associate Editor for the journals Animal Conservation, and Biological Conservation.

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