Principal Research Scientist in the Flora Conservation and Herbarium, and Landscape Conservation programs.
Colin Yates undertakes research and provides expert scientific advice on managing and conserving Western Australia's diverse flora and vegetation. He has extensive research experience in the conservation biology of threatened plant species and ecological communities, the impacts of ecosystem fragmentation on plant populations, the dynamics of remnant native vegetation, invasive weeds, and the ecology and restoration of temperate eucalypt woodlands.
Bachelor of Science 1987, University of Western Australia.
Bachelor of Science (Honours 1st Class) 1990. Australian National University, Canberra.
Doctor of Philosophy 1995, Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia.
Principal Research Scientist (2005-). Department of Environment and Conservation.
Senior Research Scientist (1999 - 2005). Department of Conservation and Land Management.
Research Fellow (1997-1998). Science Directorate, Kings Park, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, West Perth.
Post-Doctoral Research Fellow (1995-1996). CSIRO Division of Wildlife and Ecology.
Adjunct Associate Professor (2004-). School of Environmental Science, Murdoch University
Ecological Society of Australia.