PhD Students

The following PhD projects were supported by the Tropical Landscapes Joint Venture:

Isolates as a source of adaptive genes in the face of climate change

Stewart MacDonald, JCU

  • Research profile
  • Start Date 30 June 2011
  • TLJV Program 1 Biodiversity and Climate Change
  • JCU Supervisor Ben Phillips, College of Marine and Environmental Sciences
  • CSIRO Supervisor Dave Westcott, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences

Granivore bird decline and landscapes

Juliana Rechetelo, JCU

  • Start Date 5 July 2011
  • TLJV Program 4 Sustainable Ecosystem Management
  • JCU Supervisors James Maloney and Peter Valentine, College of Marine and Environmental Sciences
  • CSIRO Supervisor Tony Grice, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences

Sources and fate of sediments from Burdekin catchment

Dr Zoe Bainbridge

  • Research profile
  • Start Date 1 February 2011
  • TLJV Program 6 Coastal and Freshwater Systems
  • JCU Supervisor Scott Smithers, Division of Tropical Environments and Societies
  • CSIRO Supervisor Scott Wilkinson, CSIRO Land and Water

River regulation and disturbance impacts on freshwater turtles

Jason Schaffer

  • Start Date 24 January 2011
  • TLJV Program 6 Coastal and Freshwater Systems
  • JCU Supervisors Mark Hamann, College of Marine and Environmental Sciences and Damien Burrows, TropWATER
  • CSIRO Supervisor Brendan Ebner, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences