Science Division Staff

Ian Abbott

Conservation Science Centre
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Phone:
+61 8 9334 0526
anthropogenic impacts ecological principles ecological theories faunal extinctions jarrah forest fauna and flora original distribution of bird and mammal species scientific method zoological history

David Algar

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5145
abundance baiting control dog/dingo ecology eradiction feral cats foxes monitoring predation surveys

John Angus

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5108
1080 bait baiting camera trap Felis catus feral cat introduced predator motion sensor photography sodium monofluoroacetate

Kevin Bancroft

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0257
community ecology habitat mapping marine biodiversity survey marine ecology marine fauna distributions marine invertebrates marine monitoring shallow water benthic habitats sponges

Louisa Bell

Albany Research
Phone:
+61 8 9842 4500
fauna monitoring fauna trapping mammal hair analysis mammal hair identification radio tracking

Louise Biggs

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9141
bryophytes hornworts liverworts mosses

Rachel M Binks

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9076
evolutionary biology flora conservation gene flow marine connectivity phylogeography population genetics

Carly Bishop

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9055
community ecology dieback disturbance ecology habitat modelling and mapping Phytophthora

Neale L. Bougher

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9132
beneficial fungi forest fungi fungi herbarium fungi phylogeny fungi taxonomy FungiBank mycology mycorrhizal fungi urban fungi wheatbelt fungi

Allan Burbidge

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5109
biogeography bird distribution bird ecology birds birds and fire bristlebirds parrots Pilbara birds threatened birds

Neil Burrows

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9041
arid zone ecology fauna conservation fire behaviour fire ecology fire management introduced predators

Ryonen Butcher

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9136
Banded ironstone ranges Elaeocarpaceae Fabaceae Mirbelieae molecular systematics Proteaceae Ravensthorpe Sphaerolobium Synaphea Taxonomy Tetratheca Tremandraceae

Margaret Byrne

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9078
climate adaptation conservation genetics evolutionary patterns gene flow molecular markers phylogenetics phylogeography plant genetics refugia

David Cale

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5181
Aquatic ecology aquatic invertebrates wetland fauna wetland monitoring

Richard Campbell

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9751

Fiona Carpenter

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5123

Sue Carroll

Western Australian Herbarium
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9144
WACENSUS and WAHERB databases

Alex R. Chapman

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9060
Bioinformatics Epacridaceae Ericaceae Leucopogon Melichrus Monotoca Styphelioideae Systematics

Tamra Chapman

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0198

Juanita Ciampini

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0317
dieback Phytophthora cinnamomi Phytophthoras sampling vegetation health

Alan Clarke

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5141
Banded Stilt directory of important wetlands in Australia salinity wetland monitoring

David Coates

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9048
conservation and restoration genetics evolution of the Western Australian flora management and reintroduction of threatened flora management of remnant vegetation plant mating systems population biology of rare and threatened plants population cytogenetics viability of plant populations in fragmented landscapes

Anne Cochrane

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9062
dormancy dormancy-breaking ex-situ seed conservation genebanking germination germination biology germplasm germplasm conservation seed seed collection seed ecology seed storage

Skye Coffey

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 8000
Curation: vascular and cryptogam collection

Annette Cook

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5174

Mark Cowan

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5139

Colin Crane

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0482
dieback fungi mushrooms phosphite Phytophthora taxonomy

Ray Cranfield

Manjimup Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9771 7976
flora advice flora taxonomy lichen flora plant ecology plant taxonomy

Andrew Crawford

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9063
dormancy ex-situ gene banking germination germplasm seed collection seed conservation seed ecology seed storage

Rob Davis

Western Australian Herbarium
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9124
curation genus Ptilotus plant identification taxonomy

Rebecca Dillon

Albany Research
Phone:
+61 8 9842 4538

Steven Dillon

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9125
Banded Ironstone Formations BIF flora surveys

Judy Dunlop

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5174
arid zone ecology endangered fauna Fauna mammal marsupial northern quoll pilbara science translocation wildlife

Chris Dunne

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0308
Armillaria biological control communications and marketing horticultural disease control phosphite Phytophthora training and extension

Brad Durrant

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5148
ants arachnids biogeography entomology insects invertebrates spiders taxonomy

Richard D Evans

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9098
Marine Population Connectivity, Marine ecology, Coral reef ecology, Reef fish ecology, dredging

Richard Fairman

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0323

Meriel Falconer

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9150
Curation: vascular plant collection at WA Herbarium

Janet Farr

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7985
arboreal insect defoliation bullseye borer forest health forest insects gumleaf skeletonizer lerps Phoracantha acanthocera psyllids rural tree decline tree canopy insects Uraba lugens

Stuart Field

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 8785

Kim Friedman

Kensington Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9805
allee effects knowledge transfer population dynamics recruitment resource exploitation survey design

Tony Friend

Albany Research
Phone:
+61 8 9842 4523
dibbler ecology fungal diet Gilbert's potoroo marsupials numbat population dynamics radio-tracking reintroduction telemetry terrestrial amphipods. translocation western barred bandicoot

Lesley Gibson

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5152
Biogeography biological survey dietary studies eco-physiology Geographic Information Systems habitat suitability modelling landscape ecology mammal ecology species distributional modelling

Neil Gibson

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9044
biological surveys conservation status of plant species and communities plant community dynamics

Paul Gioia

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9067
biodiversity information management biodiversity modelling portals spatial analysis species endemism species richness

Carl Gosper

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9333 6442
fire ecology fire regime fragmentation Great Western Woodlands invasive plants plant functional type vegetation structure wheatbelt

Nadine Guthrie

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5160
Arachnids beetles biogeography Coleoptera entomology insects invertebrates Pilbara Biological Survey spiders taxonomy

Neil Hamilton

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5124
avian species baiting efficiency feral animals mesopredators

Maggie Hankinson

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9092
DNA extraction Microsatellite analysis Microsatellite library Molecular genetics PCR

Stephanie Hill

Albany Research
Phone:
+61 8 9842 4547
captive breeding fauna monitoring Gilbert's Potoroos hair arching and hair analyses radio-tracking western barred bandicoots wildlife rehabilitation

Michael Hislop

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9126
curation Ericaceae (Epacridaceae) Isopogon Leucopogon Petrophile plant identification taxonomy

Tom Holmes

Kensington Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9769
conservation biology coral reef ecology fish behavioural ecology larval and recruitment processes predatory interactions

John Huisman

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9137
algae Chlorophyta interactive keys marine flora Phaeophyceae phycology Rhodophyta seaweed systematics taxonomy

Greg Keighery

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9043
Biology of native plants Conservation status of Species and communities Kimberley Science and Conservation Strategy taxonomy of Liliaceae, Myrtaceae, Apiaceae and others weeds of Western Australia

Alan Kendrick

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9793
ecology and biology of temperate fishes ecology of temperate inter-tidal reefs, mangroves and seagrasses marine protected area management

Joe Kinal

Dwellingup Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9538 0028
data loggers dieback groundwater hydrology jarrah silviculture salinity soil temperature

Karina Knight

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9130
collections curation databasing duplicates flora census herbarium herbarium insect pests incorporation mounting name currency specimen specimen loans volunteer management volunteer program

Nicholas S. Lander

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9148
Asteraceae (Compositae) botany descriptive databases forensic botany interactive keys Malvaceae systematics

Jim Lane

Busselton Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9752 5526
Directory of Important Wetlands Peel-Harvey Ramsar Convention shorebirds Vasse-Wonnerup waterbird survey waterbirds wetland monitoring wetlands Whicher National Park

Margaret Langley

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9046
Botanical survey Flora Collection Books - MAX Southern mallee heaths Tutanning Nature Reserve Flora

Julia J Lees

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5100

Graeme J Liddelow

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7981
amphibians arid zone ecology birds fire ecology fire management FORESTCHECK habitat management introduced predators Landscope Expeditions mammals monitoring owls quokkas reptiles

Glenda R Lindsey

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9077
Executive Assistant to the Assistant Director, Science and Conservation Division

Tanya Llorens

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9096
Impact of habitat fragmentation on plant populations pollination and mating systems of native plants population and conservation genetics of plants

Cheryl A Lohr

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5150

Mike Lyons

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9045
desktop mapping and graphics regional botanical surveys soil surveys and analysis

Bronwyn Macdonald

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9087
DNA extractions molecular markers plant molelcular genetics

Terry Macfarlane

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7980

Beng Siew Mahon

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9065
Librarian: Conservation Science Managing Editor: Nuytsia

Adrienne Markey

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5121
Anthospermeae (Rubiaceae) biogeography Coprosma flora and vegetation community survey ironstone floras phylogenetics pollination and dispersal syndromes systematics taxonomy

Ralph Martin

Perth Observatory
Phone:
+61 8 9299 8255
Gravitational microlensing supernova detection and photometry

Bruce Maslin

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9133
Acacias Wattles WorldWideWattle

Florian W Mayer

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 8921 99052
marine science information management

Shelley McArthur

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9088
DNA laboratory analysis

Lachie McCaw

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7998
bushfires eucalypt woodlands fire behaviour fire ecology forest management landscape ecology monitoring silviculture smoke

Caroline McCormick

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9047

Evelyn McGough

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9143
Waherb database

Norm McKenzie

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5144
Australian mammal distributions ecology and extinction factors determinants of structure and composition in species assemblages ecological survey

Rachel Meissner

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9056

Melissa Millar

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9083
agroforestry biotechnology cell culture evolutionary genetics genetic diversity molecular genetics molecular markers native flora conservation population genetics tissue culture

Leonie Monks

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9094
management of threatened flora translocation

James Moore

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9794

Keith Morris

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5159
forest fauna introduced predator and rat control island fauna marine turtles threatened fauna (particularly mammal) conservation

Mike Onus

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5155

Kym M Ottewell

Kensington Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9086
conservation genetics gene flow mating systems phylogenetics phylogeography wildlife genetics

Russell Palmer

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5128

Cheryl Parker

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9140
FloraBase State Collection of plants and fungi WA plant census

David Pearson

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5112
community ecology of hummock grassland vertebrates dasyurid ecology ethno-zoology python ecology threatened reptiles

Melita Pennifold

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5184
aquatic ecology aquatic fauna aquatic invertebrate taxonomy stream monitoring

Adrian Pinder

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5153
aquatic earthworms aquatic invertebrate biodiversity aquatic invertebrate taxonomy aquatic oligochaetes biogeography salinity species distributions waterbirds wetland conservation wetland ecology wetland fauna

Pieter Poot

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9094

Bob Prince

Conservation Science Centre
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 8326
marine turtles

Kirsty Quinlan

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5140

Ian Radford

Kimberley Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9168 4200
biological control fire response impact assessment invasive plants mycorrhizal facilitation plant community assembly plant functional types plant nutrition requirements plant taxonomy restoration ecology trophic interactions

Kelly Rayner

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9406 5170

Rosemarie Rees

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9151
collections management curation fungi collections herbarium specimens name currency spirit collections vascular plants

Ben Richardson

Western Australian Herbarium
Email:
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Phone:
+61 8 9219 9068
Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) Australia's Virtual Herbarium (AVH) BioCASE biodiversity informatics Biodiversity Information Standards (TDWG) bioinformatics data standards FloraBase ImageBank web databases web design

Richard Robinson

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7997
Armillaria armillaria root disease disease survey forest pathology fungal ecology fungi fungi survey fungus mushroom mycology pathology polypore root disease tree disease wood decay

Jim Rolfe

Woodvale Research
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Phone:
+61 8 9405 5110
biological survey MS Access MS Visual Basic reptiles trapping

Michael Rule

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9800
ecological processes in marine benthic communities human impact on the marine environment recruitment and development in benthic communities temperate and sub-tropical ecology

Barbara Rye

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9135
Editor of Nuytsia flora writing genetics of the family Myrtaceae taxonomy Thymelaeaceae

Jane Sampson

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9089
conservation genetics gene flow plant genetic diversity plant mating systems plant population genetics

Bryan Shearer

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0320

George Shedrawi

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 8720

Kelly A. Shepherd

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9129
anatomy Chenopodiaceae cytology DNA molecular phylogeny morphology Salicornioideae Samphires systematics taxonomy Tecticornia

Chris Simpson

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 8761
coral reef ecology experimental design management and performance assessment marine policy monitoring design MPA design science-policy links

Kevin Thiele

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9128
Banksia biodiversity informatics computer identification keys conservation ecology grasslands grassy woodlands interactive identification Rhamnaceae systematics taxonomy Viola

Neil Thomas

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5119
1080 baiting endangered mammals eradication fauna surveys (mammals) feral cat fox marsupials mesopredators motion detection cameras predation radio tracking reintroduction translocation

Anton D. Tucker

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 8000
Conservation Biology Marine Science Marine Turtle Migratory Species Monitoring Satellite Telemetry

Verna Tunsell

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7986
data collation and validation Forestcheck Tony Annels Herbarium curation

Stephen van Leeuwen

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9042
arid zone ecology biological survey botanical survey fire ecology of arid zone plants and vegetation flora survey mulga woodland ecology plant species distributions rare flora reproductive autecology rare flora reproductive ecology reserve system selection and design survey methodology vegetation mapping

Chris Vellios

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7975

Kelly Waples

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9796

Bruce Ward

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7987
abundance arid zone ecology baiting camels control feral cats fire behaviour fire ecology fire management foxes introduced plants introduced predators monitoring predation surveys

Colin Ward

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7994

Adrian Wayne

Manjimup Research
Phone:
+61 8 9771 7992
Impacts of logging and fire Koomal (common brushtail possum) Ngwayir (western ringtail possum) vertebrate fauna of the south-west forests Woylie (brush-tailed bettong)

Juliet Wege

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9145
botanical nomenclature conservation Stylidiaceae Stylidium systematics taxonomy

Kim Whitford

Dwellingup Research
Email:
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Phone:
+61 8 9538 0021
crown assessment forest management hollow management jarrah seed production monitoring and managing soil disturbance soil compaction tree age tree and log hollows

Scott Whiting

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9752

Carolyn Wilkins

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9146
conservation ecology Lasiopetalae tribe Malvaceae s.l. phylogenetic analysis systematics taxonomy

Andrew AE Williams

Woodvale Research
Phone:
+61 8 9405 5117

Andrew J Williams

Perth Observatory
Phone:
+61 8 9304 8255
Extrasolar planets gravitational microlensing supernova statistics

Matthew Williams

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9040
butterflies butterfly conservation sun moth

Allan Wills

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9334 0305
eucalyptus canopy decline eucalyptus crown decline fire effects on invertebrates forest invertebrates invertebrate biodiversity silvicultural effects on invertebrates terrestrial earthworms tree pest insects

Paul Wilson

Western Australian Herbarium
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9131
Asteraceae bluebush bluebushes Boronia Chenopodiaceae daisies daisy Diplolaena naming of plants Phebalium Philotheca plant nomenclature Rutaceae saltbush saltbushes samphire samphires taxonomy

Shaun Wilson

Kensington Research
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9806
coral reef ecology coral reef fish environmental effects of fishing habitat disturbances herbivory trophodynamics

Yvonne Winchcombe

Busselton Research
Phone:
+61 8 9752 5527
South West Wetlands Database (SWWMP)

Lisa Wright

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9091
Librarian: Conservation Science

Colin Yates

Conservation Science Centre
Phone:
+61 8 9219 9079
demography fire ecology granite outcrops habitat fragmentation pollination biology population biology population dynamics rarity threatened species vegetation dynamics