Former Lab Members

Katie Hill

PhD Thesis: Feather forensics: tracing Australian parrot trade with online trade analysis, stable isotopes, and citizen science (2023).

Adam Toomes

PhD Thesis: Analysing Dynamics of the Illegal Wildlife Trade in Australia (2022).

Dr Meryl Theng

PhD Thesis: Understanding movement processes underlying camera-trap data for reliable population inference (2023).

Dr Matt Bowie

PhD Thesis: Sustainable coffee and consumer behaviour change (2022).

Shannon S. Lauchlan

PhD Thesis: Shannon was researching human vs climate change effects on estuarine fish and shellfish communities and productivity.

Dr Jack Tatler

PhD Thesis: Integrated analysis of the movement and ecology of wild dingoes in the arid zone (2019).

Dr Sarah Heinrich

PhD Thesis: A quantitative assessment of the gobal trade in Pangolin species from Asia and Africa (2019).

Dr Amy Iannella

PhD Thesis: Co'evolution of Rabbits and the Rabbit Haemorrhagic Disease Virus (RHDV) in Australia (2019).

Dr Pablo García-Díaz

PhD Thesis: Alien vertebrate risk assessment and invasion pathway modelling (2017).

Dr Antonia Dalziel

PhD Thesis: The persistence of avian influenza in the South Australian environment and the potential role of invasive mammals for additional surveillance (2017).

Dr Adam Cardilini

PhD Thesis: Determining genetic and phenotypic variation of a successful invasive species within Australia, the common starling, Sturnus vulgaris (2016).

Dr Pieter Arnold

PhD Thesis: What makes a good invader? The evolution of physiological and behavioural traits benefiting dispersal at the invasion front (2016).

Dr Su Shan

PhD Thesis: Prayer Animal Releases in Taiwan: an analysis of an Eastern pathway to biological invasions (2015).

Dr Ellie Dyer

PhD Thesis: A global study of the richness, spread and impacts of exotic birds (2015).

Jasmin Broadbridge

Honours Thesis: The impact of international feather trade on global avian populations by analysing available commercial trade data (2023).

Ruth Cope

Honours Thesis: Suitability of the urban environment for alien Barbary doves in metropolitan Adelaide (2022).

Siobhan Evans

Honours Thesis: Detecting Antarctic krill (Euphausia superba) using ancient DNA from Southern Ocean sediments (2022).

Cassidy Le Busque

Honours Thesis: The definition and reporting of human‐wildlife conflict in the Greater Adelaide region ‐ with specific interpretation for the future rewilding and biodiversity management (2022).

Courtney Morris

Honours (2022).

Tori Love

Honours Thesis: Illegal trade of Australian reptiles and modelling their physiological response to being trafficked (2021).

Charlie Lassaline

Honours Thesis: Untangling the web: dynamics of the terrestrial invertebrate trade (2021).

Katelyn Markos

Honours Thesis: Foraging ecology of Red-capped Plovers in the Coorong, South Australia (2021).

Ashley Allen

Honours Thesis: The effect of trust in driving the expediency of illicit live animal sales on Australian e-commerce (2021).

Rachael Coggan

Honours Thesis: A burning question: Examining the Bassian Thrush's response to fire in the Mount Lofty Ranges, SA over time (2021).

Lisa Wood

Honours Thesis: Weeding it out: The online trade of invasive plants (2021).

Brayden Hunt

Honours Thesis: Fragmentation and Habitat Degradation, Estimating Population Connectivity of a Threatened Species: Egernia cunninghami (2020).

Darcy Whittaker

Honours Thesis: Developing monitoring methods for the Bassian Thrush in the Mount Lofty Ranges (2020).

Dayna Will

Honours Thesis: Impacts of urbanisation on native bird communities (2020).

Eilish Thomas

Honours Thesis: Systematic review on the biological uses of Asian small carnivores in wildlife trade (2020).

Kiri Marker

Honours Thesis: Population dynamics and species distribution of Little Corellas in South Australia, to enable better-informed management practices (2020).

Nathan Deliveyne

Honours Thesis: Optimising trace DNA detection methods for empty reptile holdings used in the Illegal Wildlife Trade (2020).

Jade Birmingham

Honours Thesis: Animal Welfare of the International Wildlife Trade: Examining the Mortality Rates of Terrestrial Vertebrates Shipped Through Air Travel to London Heathrow Airport (2020).

Rachel Su Yi McLean

Masters Thesis: Optimal wildlife smuggling interdiction (2019).

Abilash Sivadasan

Honours Thesis: Pathways and dynamics of the Australian CITES wildlife seizures data from the last 16 years (2019).

Anna Rogers

Honours Thesis: Optimising audio lures and inducing grooming behaviour through flavoured gells to improve the Felixer Grooming traps for foxes (2019).

Katie Hill

Honours Thesis: Development of a forensic method for early detection of a highly invasive pet species: Trachemys scripta elegans (2018).

Aurelie Kanishka

Honours Thesis: What makes a dingo? Investigating the variation in dingo skeletal morphology (2018).

Adam Toomes

Honours Thesis: True absences or imperfect detection? Estimating abundance of a threatened social lizard in South Australia (2017).

Mark Laws

Honours Thesis: Poison baiting control of foxes in South Australia: modelling factors that influence bait uptake (2017).

Ellen Freeman

Honours Thesis: Diet of wild deer in South Australia (2017).

Jacob Maher

Honours Thesis: Conservation value of zoos in regards to the representation and management of species in ex-situ collections through time (2017).

Freyja Watters

Honours Thesis: The impacts and management of an overabundant koala population on Kangaroo Island, South Australia (2015).

Melanie Crossley

Honours Thesis: The efficacy of wild-dog control in the South Australian pastoral arid lands (2015).

Calum Cunningham

Honours Thesis: Home range, habitat suitability and population modelling of feral Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) on Kangaroo Island, South Australia (2013).

Arlette Srour

Honours Thesis: The risk of Toxoplasma Gondii in terrestrial wildlife on Kangaroo Island, South Australia (2013).

Dr Micha V Jackson

Micha was a Postdoctoral Research Associate working on the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin project.

Dr Rowan Mott

Rowan was a Postdoctoral Research Associate working on the Healthy Coorong, Healthy Basin project.

Dr Robert Cope

Robert was an ARC Discovery Project Postdoctoral Research Associate working on 'Transport risk pathways for emerging invasive species'.

Dr Miquel Vall-llosera Camps

Miquel was an Invasive Animals CRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow working on vertebrate risk analyses and invasion pathway modellling.

Dr Thomas Prowse

Thomas was an ARC Discovery Postdoctoral Research Associate working on meta-modelling of ecological, evolutionary and climatic systems dynamics.

Dr Nina Schwensow

Nina was an ARC Early Career fellow working on molecular genetic adaptive processes in natural co-evolution between rabbits and the rabbit haemorrhagic disease virus.

Dr Stephen Gregory

Stephen was an Invasive Animals CRC postdoc working on success of eradication programs for vertebrate pest species on islands around Australia.

Dr Oliver Stringham

Oliver was investigating the biosecurity risks of the illegal exotic pet trade funded through a Centre for Invasive Species Solutions grant. His research focused on understanding the pre-establishment stages of biological invasions.

Nadia Meakin

Nadia was an Administration Support Officer assisting with managing the activities and communication for the Centre for Applied Conservation Science. She also provided general lab administration and teaching support.

Sally Scrivens

Sally was a Research Assistant working on developing knowledge and tools to inform integrated management of the Spencer Gulf.

Elizabeth Smee

Liz was a Research Assistant working on vertebrate risk analyses and invasion pathway modellling.

Talia Wittmann

Talia was the Lab Research Manager; assisting with scientific data management, grant writing, publication and research translation. Talia curated and maintained the lab's digital communication platforms and provided general administrative and teaching support.

Stephanie Moncayo

Stephanie was assisting in data management and analysis of the wildlife trade.

Brayden Hunt

Research Assistant

Ruth Cope

Ruth was researching the population movements of Little Corellas in the greater Adelaide region with a focus on developing a suitable GPS transmitter attachment style.

Rodolfo Anderson