Current

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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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Elizabeth Wenk
Research Assistant

Compiling AusTraits - a data compilation on traits of Australian plants. Writes hiking guides.
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Rafael Schouten
Research Assistant

Extending & generalising the plant model. Loves Julia, reluctantly uses R.
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Saras Windecker
Postdoctoral Fellow (starting 2020)

Quantitative modeling and software development with a special focus on reproducible research
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Caitlin Baxter
Research Assistant

Compiling AusTraits - a data compilation on traits of Australian plants.
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Dony Indiarto
PhD Student

Plant functional traits and species range shifts
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Charlie Hinchliffe
PhD Student

Community ecology, ecosystem processes, and population dynamics of fish and zooplankton in the aquatic environment.
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Baptiste Wijas
Collaborating PhD Student

Modelling how top predators impact vegetation and nutrient dynamics in the ecosystem
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Simon Gorta
Research Assistant

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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Ashleigh Ford
Undergraduate Research Student

Dendrochronology in Australian trees
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Pietro Pollo
PhD Student

Studying sexual conflict

Alumni

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John Wilshire
Honours student (2019)

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

Growth rates and functional traits of tropical rainforest and savanna species
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James Camac
Postdoctoral Fellow (2013-2016)

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

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

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

Global analysis- effect of traits on competition