Current

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Dr Daniel Falster
ARC Future Fellow - Lab Leader

How does competition shape the ecology, population dynamics, and traits of species and communities?
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Dr Elizabeth Wenk
Postdoctoral Fellow (2010-)

Compiling AusTraits - a data compilation on traits of Australian plants. Writes hiking guides.
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Fonti Kar
Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-)

R package development
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Philip Zylstra
Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-)

Evolution of tall Eucalypts. Flammability dynamics.
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Saskia Grootemaat
Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-)

Evolution of tall Eucalypts
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Isaac Towers
Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-)

Using traits to predict Eucalypt futures
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Andrew O'Reilly-Nugent
Postdoctoral Fellow (2020-)

Carbon famring projects. Extending plant model.
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Dony Indiarto
PhD Candidate (2018-)

Plant functional traits and species range shifts
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Charlie Hinchliffe
PhD Candidate (2018-)

Community ecology, ecosystem processes, and population dynamics of fish and zooplankton in the aquatic environment.
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Gary Truong
Project Officer (2019-)

AusTraits
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Theresa O'Brien
MSc Candidate (2020-)

Tropical tree life histories
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Fiona Robinson
PhD Candidate (2020-)

Climate change impact on carbon farming projects
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Rebecca Stolper
MPhil Candidate (2020-)

Tree growth & mortality
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Ashleigh Ford
Honours Student (2020)

Plant growth rates; Dendrochronology in Australian trees
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Lily Dun
Honours Student (2020)

Post fire light environments
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Willem Magney
Honours Student (2020)

Drought driven mortality in Mulga
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Sophie Yang
Honours Student (2020)

Fire response strategies in Australian plants
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Gillian Kowalick
Volunteer (2020)

Vessel size in Australian plants

Collaborating students and post-docs based in other labs.

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Dr Saras Windecker
Postdoctoral Fellow (Uni Melb)

Trait-based species distributions
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Pietro Pollo
PhD Candidate (lead supervisor: Mike Kasumovic)

Studying sexual conflict
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Baptiste Wijas
PhD Candidate (lead supervisor: Mike Letnic)

Modelling how top predators impact vegetation and nutrient dynamics in the ecosystem

Alumni

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Rafael Schouten
Research Assistant (2019-20)

Extending & generalising the plant model. Loves Julia, reluctantly uses R.
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Simon Gorta
Research Assistant (2019-20)

Investigating historical clearing activity in Myall Lakes National Park to compare past and present vegetation compositions, tree sizes and abundance and carbon sequestration in the landscape
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Fabrice Samonte
Intern & Research Assistant (2019-20)

Global forest height & extending datastorr
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Caitlin Baxter
Research Assistant (2019-20)

Compiling AusTraits - a data compilation on traits of Australian plants.
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John Wilshire
Honours student (2019)

Tracking long-term changes in a floodplain vegetation community
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Dr Emma Gray
PhD Candidate (2013-17)

Growth rates and functional traits of tropical rainforest and savanna species
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Dr James Camac
Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-16)

Partitioning growth-dependent and growth-independent causes of tree mortality
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Dr Anaïs Gibert
Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-16)

Meta-analysis testing how traits impact plant growth
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Dr Rich FitzJohn
Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-16)

Completely overhauled our software and workflows.
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Dr Georges Kunstler
Visiting Researcher (2013-15)

Global analysis- effect of traits on competition
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Dr Deigo Barneche
Researcher assistant (2013-14)

Biomass and allometry database
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Dr Angelica Vårhammer
Researcher assistant (2013-14)

Biomass and allometry database