Professor Marcus Sheaves
(07) 4781 4144
Marcus is the Director of the SICEM Lab and Marine Data Technology Hub (M-DataTech JCU).
Dr Nathan Waltham
Senior Research Fellow
(07) 4781 4191
Nathan's focus is on the impacts of coastal urban development, integrated catchment management, wetland restoration, and Indigenous environmental training.
Dr Adam Barnett
Senior Research Scientist
Adam’s research interests include the ecology and conservation of chondrichthyans (sharks, batoids and chimaeras), teleosts and sea turtles.
Dr Katya Abrantes
Katya's area of focus is aquatic ecology, specialising in rivers and estuaries of Australia, East Africa and the Pacific Islands.
Dr Carlo Mattone
(07) 4781 5732
Carlo is a coastal and estuarine ecologist with expertise in studying and assessing water quality.
Caitlin is the research assistant for SICEM lab and M-DataTech. She's interested in the use of technology in coastal and climate science, with a focus on fisheries, natural resource, and coastal ecosystem management.
Dr. Michael Bradley
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Michael has a focus on how seagrass and seaweed meadows, mangrove forests, coral reefs, rivers, estuaries and wetlands underpin fish populations, fisheries and human communities. He's focused on providing relevant, context specific and data-rich science for the management of these ecosystems, by harnessing recent innovations such as Artificial Intelligence.
Cesar Herrera Acosta
(07) 4781 3273
Cesar is studying the biodiversity and ecosystem functioning relationship in estuaries, focusing on small invertebrates.
Kevin is assessing the functional roles of rays in sandflat ecosystems.
Sophie's research focuses on habitat complexity and connectivity in tropical estuarine ecosystems. She also has an interest in the ways state and local government and NGOs use drones to map and monitor the environment.
Nicolas is studying the drivers of large-scale movement in bull sharks and hammerheads.
Max is interested in marine animals and has participated in previous research projects in the Galapagos Islands.
Cecile is conducting research into saltmarsh connectivity in tropical seascapes.