School of Life and Environmental Sciences staff

Professor John Donald
Deputy Head of School

Associate Professor Jan West
Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)

Dr Xavier Conlan
Associate Head of School (Academic Programs and Student Experience)

Dr Lambert Brau
Associate Head of School (Development and International)

Associate Professor Giovanni Turchini
Associate Head of School (Research and Warrnambool)

Mrs Sarah Chandley
School Manager (Administration and Technical Services)

Academic staff

Name Research and teaching interests Research group affiliations Teaching Program affiliations
Prof Leigh Ackland
Personal Chair
Molecular cell biology, human cancers, metal (zinc and copper) homeostasis, deficiency and toxicities; metals in microorganisms and plants.

MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences

Biomedical Science Biological Science
Dr Jacqui Adcock
ARC DECRA Research Fellow
Lipids and lipid oxidation; omega-3 fatty acids; chromatography; analytical chemistry CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
n/a
Dr Luis Afonso
Senior Lecturer in Marine Sciences
Fish physiology, endocrinology, health, reproduction, aquaculture, cellular and molecular biology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
IPB: Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry
Marine Biology Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Dr Dominic Agyei
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Synthesis and elucidation of structure-function relationship of bioconjugates CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology n/a
Dr Taiwo Akanbi
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Omega-3 Biotechnology, Food Chemistry and Enzymology CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology n/a
Prof John Arnould
Professor
Marine mammals, Seabirds, Behavioural EcologyCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Biological Science Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Trent Ashton
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Medicinal Chemistry, Synthetic Chemistry, Methodology, Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors, Diabetes Drug Discovery CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science (Chemistry and Material Science)
Prof Neil Barnett
Alfred Deakin Professor And Personal Chair
Chemiluminescence, multidimensional chromatography, bioactive molecules CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science (Chemistry and Material Science) Science (Chemistry Biology)
Prof Colin Barrow
Alfred Deakin Professor And Personal Chair
Chemistry and Biotechnology, omega-3, food chemistry, enzymology, nutraceuticals, bioenergy and nanobiotechnologyCCB: Centre for Chemistry and BiotechnologyBiotechnology, Biomedical Science?
Jan Barton
Research Fellow - Aquatic Ecology
Estuaries, wetlands, ecological indicators, natural resource management CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
n/a
Dr Christa Beckmann
Research Fellow
Animal Behaviour and Ecology, Life History Theory, Animal Communication, Wildlife Conservation CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Zoology and Animal Science Science (Animal Biology)
Assoc Prof Peter Beech
Associate Professor
Biological Science, cell biology of protists MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biological Science Biomedical Science
Dr Alecia Bellgrove
Senior Lecturer in Marine Biology & Ecology
marine ecology, phycology, human impacts on marine environment, seaweed aquaculture, edible seaweeds CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Prof Andy T.D. Bennett
Chair in Life and Environmental Sciences
Birds ecology, evolution, genetics, zoology, botany, vision and behaviourCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Zoology and Animal Science Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Mathew Berg
Research Fellow in Avian Sensory Ecology
Disease ecology, evolution, sensory ecology, animal behaviour, population genetics CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Zoology and Animal Science Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Assoc Prof Peter Biro
Associate Professor in Behavioural Ecology
Animal behavior, physiology, population ecology, statistics CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Lambert Brau
Associate Head of School (Development and International)
Soil Microbiology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Bacterial Genetics CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
CeRRF:Centre for Regional and Rural Futures
Biomedical Science Biological Science
Assoc Prof Kate Buchanan
ARC Future Fellow/Professor
Evolution of signalling behaviour in birds. CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Prof David Cahill
Associate Dean (Research)
Plants-microorganisms interactions; plant disease resistance and productivity in natural and agricultural systems; nanoparticles in plant science CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology Biology
Dr Damien Callahan
Lecturer in Chemistry
Metabolomics, Analytical Chem, Hyperaccumulating plants, Algal biofuel, Chemical education CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science
Mr Paul Carnell
Research Fellow 



Dr Michael Cater
Lecturer in Molecular Genetics
Metal homeostasis. Metal-based therapies. Genetics. CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology Biomedical Science Biological Science Science (Cell Biology)'
Dr Steve Cheung
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Excitotoxicity; Neuronal death; Apoptosis; Necrosis; Stroke; Programmed cell death. MMR:Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Science Science (Cell Biology)
Dr Gemma Cole
Associate Research Fellow
Evolutionary ecology, sensory ecology, animal behaviour, the effects of environmental change on evolution BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology n/a
Dr Xavier Conlan
Associate Head of School (Academic Programs and Student Experience)
Forensic Science, analytical chemistry, biomedical detection, chemical fingerprinting CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences Forensic Science BSc and Majors Science (Chemistry Biology)
Dr Raylene Cooke
Associate Professor
Wildlife conservation; raptors; urban biodiversity; international placements; professional placements CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Patricia Corbett
Lecturer in Aquatic Ecology
Ecotoxicology, Histopathology, Antarctic, Environmental risk assessment CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology
Dr Andrea Crino
Research Fellow
Evolution of signalling behaviour in birds. CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Dr Shaun Cunningham
Research Fellow
Forest ecology, vegetation condition, reforestation, climate change CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr. Celine Deffrasnes
ARC DECRA Fellow
Inflammation; Immunology; Virology; Omega-3; Drug development CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
n/a
Dr Bernhard Dichtl
Senior Lecturer
Molecular Genetics, Biochemistry, Gene Expression, Yeast MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Science Science (Chemistry Biology)

Dr Tim Doherty
Associate Research Fellow




Prof John Donald
Deputy Head of School
Comparative animal physiology, cardiovascular regulation, osmoregulation, the control of appetite and energy balance, in a diverse range of animal modelsIPB: Integrative Physiology and BiochemistryBiology
Prof Don Driscoll
Prof of Terrestrial Ecology
Ecology and conservation biology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Prof John Endler
Alfred Deakin Professor
Evolutionary Ecology, Sensory Ecology, Behavioural Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Kerry Fanson
Lecturer in Zoology
Behavioural endocrinology, stress physiology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Biological Science Zoology and Animal Science
Dr David Francis
Senior Lecturer in Aquaculture Nutrition
Aquaculture nutrition, lipids, sustainable aquaculture, larval biology, nutritional ecology CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology BSc (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Prof Paul Francis
Professor
Exploiting light-producing chemical reactions for highly sensitive detection systems CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science (Chemistry and Material Science) Forensic Science
Dr Maria Gibson
Senior Lecturer
Plant biology and ecology; plant functional ecology; plant rarity CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Environmental Management and Sustainability
Dr Michelle Harvey
Associate Professor
Entomology; maggot microbe interactions; forensic biology CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Forensic Science
Prof Graeme Hays
Alfred Deakin Professor And Personal Chair
Migration, conservation, climate change, sea turtles MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences Marine Biology
Dr Jillian Healy
Teaching Scholar, Biomedical Science
n/a n/a Biomedical Science
Dr Karen Hermon
Associate Research Fellow 



Dr Alastair Hirst
Research Fellow
Benthic marine ecosystems, Fisheries Science, Invasive species ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Zoology and animal science
Dr Bethany Hoye
Research Fellow (Grade 2)
Disease ecology, animal migration, life-history theory, Public health CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Dr Daniel Ierodiaconou
Senior Lecturer in Aquatic Spatial
Habitat Mapping, Marine Ecology, Geographical Information Systems CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Marine Biology BSc and Majors Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Dr Kimberley James
Senior Lecturer
Wetland rehabilitation, stormwater management, education for sustainability CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
Environmental Management and Sustainability
Dr Tim Jessop
Lecturer in Physiology
Ecophysiology, Terrestrial Ecology, Applied Ecology BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Paul Jones
Senior Lecturer
Aquaculture, fish biology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Prof Marcel Klaassen
Director, Centre for Integrative Ecology
Disease ecology, bird migration, behaviour-based models, animal energetics CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Ben Knott
Research Fellow in Avian Vision (Grade 2)
Avian visual physiology and behaviour, microspectrophotometry, sensory ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
n/a
Ms Xandy Kranz
Associate Research Fellow
Integrative ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Dr Sharon La Fontaine
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Science
Metals in health and disease MMR:Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Biomedical Science Biological Science
Assoc Prof Laurie Laurenson
Associate Professor
Fish ecology, GIS, fisheries, sharks CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Marine Biology Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Dr Patricia Lee
Senior Associate Research Fellow in Marine Science
molecular ecology, phylogenetics, genetic connectivity, conservation genetics, invasion biology, mating behaviour & reproductive strategies, meta-analysisCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology
Dr Sangmin Lee
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Palaeontology, Palaeogeography, Evolution in fossil records, Geology, StratigraphyCBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic SciencesScience (Natural History)
Dr Rebecca Lester
Senior Lecturer
Freshwater biology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Marine Biology Science (Freshwater Biology)
Ms Tara Lewis
Associate Research Fellow



Dr Chris Lim
Teaching Scholar in Biological and Biomedical Sciences 
Biology, science education, metal homeostasis

CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology; CREFI: Centre for Research in Educational Futures and Innovation

Biomedical Science
Biological Science
Science

Assoc Prof Kieran Lim
Associate Professor
Chemistry, education in science, forensic science CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences Biomedical Science Science
Dr Stuart Linton
Senior Lecturer in Animal Biology
Comparative Physiology, Digestion, Cellulase, Invertebrate Zoology, Ecological Physiology MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
IPB: Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry
Science

Mr Simeon Lisovski

Research Fellow (Level A)

Dr Roxana Llanos
Research Fellow



Mr Mao Luo
Research Fellow
history of Life; Physical geology; sedimentary geology; Palaeontology PGC: Palaeobiology and Global change n/a
Dr Peter Macreadie
Senior Lecturer in Ecology
Climate Change, Blue Carbon, Sustainability, Marine and Freshwater Ecology, Microbiology, Geochemistry CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Mr Alan Mainwaring
Associate Lecturer
n/a n/a Marine Biology Physics
Dr Mylene Mariette
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
prenatal communication, breeding strategies in arid environments, social network, in birdsCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Biological Sciences
Dr Ty Matthews
Senior Lecturer
Marine and Freshwater EcologyCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology Science (Freshwater Biology) Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Ms Janine McBurnie
Senior Lecturer
Environmental Sustainability, Indigenous Engagement, Climate Change, Education for SustainabilityEMS: Environmental Management and SustainabilityEnvironmental Management and Sustainability Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Prof Julian Mercer
Emeritus Professor
n/an/an/a
Mr Patrick Mileto
Research Fellow (Level A)  



Dr Adam Miller
Lecturer in Bioinformatics and Genetics/Research Fellow




Dr Kelly Miller
Senior Lecturer
Human dimensions of wildlife management and environmental sustainability CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
Environmental Management and Sustainability Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Julie Mondon
Senior Lecturer in Ecotoxicology
Human impacts, aquatic environments risk assessment, in situ organism biomarkers of exposure and effect MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences Marine Biology
Dr Morley Muralitharan
Senior Lecturer
Australian Agriculture, Biotechnology, Professional Practice n/a Course Director - Master of Science (Research)
Dr Tim Nalder
Postdoctoral Research Fellow 



Dr Thomas Newsome
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow



Dr Emily Nicholson
Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Ecology
Conservation science, ecological modelling, ecosystem science CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
WCB: Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Environmental Management and Sustainability Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Frederick Pfeffer
Senior Lecturer
Organic Chemistry,Medicinal Chemistry,Supramolecular Chemistry CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Forensic Science, Biomedical Science Science Science (Chemistry and Material Science) Biotechnology
Dr Adam Pope
Lecturer in Marine Science
Estuarine and coastal environments, aquatic condition and macrophytes, water quality and ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
Marine Biology
Dr Nicholas Porch
ARC DECRA Fellow
Role of human colonisation in driving species extinctions and invasions and changes in the nature of the ecosystem CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Dr Munish Puri
Senior Research Fellow
Bioprocessing for enzymes and bioactives production, nutraceuticals, bioenergy and nanobiotechnology CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Masters of Science Research (Biotechnology), Biomedical Sciences
Prof Gerry Quinn
Chair in Marine Biology and Head Warrnambool Campus
Marine and freshwater ecology, biostatistics CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Marine Biology Science(Fisheries and Aquaculture)
Dr Raoul Ribot
Research Fellow
Behavioural ecology, movement and navigation, waterbirds, conservation CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Mark Richardson
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Bioinformatics, Evolutionary Genetics and Genomics, Invasive Species, Rapid Evolution CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
n/a
Dr Euan Ritchie
Senior Lecturer
Wildlife ecology, conservation biology, wildlife management, mammals, science communication CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Lee Ann Rollins
ARC DECRA Fellow
Molecular ecology, invasive species, behavioural ecology, epigenetics CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
n/a
Dr Jim Rookes
Lecturer in Biological Sciences
Cell biology, biotechnology, nanotechnology, plant science CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
Biotechnology Biomedical Science
Dr Gail Schofield
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Ecology, movement, behaviour, conservation, turtlesCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
n/a
Dr Aaron Schultz
Research Fellow (Biomedical/Biological Science)
Nanomedicine, nanotoxicology, environmental toxicology, physiology.CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
IPB: Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry
Biomedical Science Biological Science
Dr Craig Sherman
Senior Lecturer
Populations Genomics, Invasive Species, Seagrass Ecology, Mating Systems, Sexual SelectionCIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Course Director of Zoology and Animal Science
Prof Guang Shi
Head of School and Personal Chair
Palaeontology, earth science, biogeography CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Biological Science Environmental Science
Dr Zoe Smith
Research Fellow (Grade 2)
Analytical Chemistry, Chemiluminescence Detection, Chromatography, Bio analysis CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science (Chemistry Biology) Forensic Science
Dr Paul Stevenson
Research Fellow
Advanced chemical separations, 2D-HPLC, chemometrics, forensic science, 3D modelling CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences
Science (Chemistry and Material Science)
Assoc Prof Cenk Suphioglu
Associate Professor of Biomedical Science
Allergy, Immunology, Medical Microbiology, Microbiology, Neurobiology MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
IPB: Integrative Physiology and Biochemistry
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Bachelor of Biomedical Science Bachelor of Science
Dr Matt Symonds
Senior Lecturer in Ecology
Evolutionary ecology, chemical communication, macroecology, statistical methods CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Biological Science
Dr Philip E Taylor
Research Fellow
aerobiology, allergy, palynology, mycology MMR: Centre for Molecular & Medical Research
CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology
n/a
Dr Trevor Thornton
Lecturer
Environment Protection, Sustainability, Waste Management EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability Environmental Management and Sustainability Science (Environmental Science)
Dr Angel Torriero
Teaching Scholar, Chemistry
Biotechnologies CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology n/a
Mrs Stacey Trevathan-Tackett
Associate Research Fellow 

Marine biogeochemistry and microbial ecology; marine plant-microbe interactions; marine macrophyte biochemistry

BCL: Blue Carbon Lab, CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology  n/a
Assoc Prof Giovanni Turchini
Associate Head of School (Research and Warrnambool)
Nutrition, aquaculture, seafood, omega-3, lipids CCB: Centre for Chemistry and Biotechnology
MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences
Science (Fisheries and Aquaculture) Marine Biology
Dr Beata Ujvari
Senior Research Fellow
genetics, evolution, ecology, immunology, cancer CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
BEEEP: Behaviour, Ecology, Evolution and Ecophysiology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Biological science Zoology and Animal Science
Dr Sanja Van Huet
Lecturer
n/a CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology Science (Environmental Science)
Dr Anneke Veenstra
Senior Lecturer
Insect-plant-fungi interactions CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology Biological Science Science (Animal Biology) Wildlife and Conservation Biology Zoology and Animal Science Environmental Management and Sustainability
Dr Mark Warne
Senior Lecturer
Earth and Environmental Sciences, marine stratigraphy, palaeobiology, palaeoceanography CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
PGC: Palaeobiology and Global Change
Bachelor of Science Bachelor of Environmental Science (Environmental Management and Sustainability)
Dr Liz Weldon
Lecturer in Earth Sciences
Palaeontology, Earth Science, Biogeography, Palaeoenvironmentsn/aBiological Science
Assoc Prof Geoff Wescott
Associate Professor
Integrated marine and coastal management CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
Environmental Management and Sustainability
Assoc Prof Jan West
Associate Head of School (Teaching and Learning)
Biology n/a Biological Science
Dr Michael Weston
Senior Lecturer
Wildlife, conservation, disturbance, management solutions, eco WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Patricia Wevill
Teaching Scholar, Environmental Science
Plant Ecology, Fire Ecology, Landscape Ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
EMS: Environmental Management and Sustainability
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Environmental Management and Sustainability Wildlife conservational Biology
Dr Desley Whisson
Lecturer
Terrestrial wildlife, spatial ecology, wildlife damage management, koala ecology CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology Environmental Management and Sustainability
Assoc Prof John White
Associate Professor of Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Wildlife ecology, Urban ecology, Fire ecology, Invasive species, Asian conservation CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology
WCB: Wildlife Conservation Biology
Wildlife and Conservation Biology
Dr Neal Williams
Research Fellow
Cotranslational Regulation Yeast Protein Complexes CCMB: Cellular and Molecular Biology Biomedical Science Science (Cell Biology)
Dr Alexander Wilson
Alfred Deakin Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Behavioural syndromes/ personality, social network analysis, conservation biology, human-induced rapid environmental change CIE: Centre for Integrative Ecology n/a
Dr Wenrong Yang
Senior Research Fellow (Biotechnology/Chemistry)
Nano Bioelectronics, electrochemistry of carbon nanomaterials, chemistry of self-assembled systems CBFS: Chemistry, Biotechnology and Forensic Sciences Master of Science (Research) and Specialisms Biotechnology
Dr Mary Young
Research Fellow
Marine landscape ecology, seascape genetics, marine ecology, marine conservation, marine protected areas MFAS: Marine, Freshwater and Aquaculture Sciences n/a

Administrative staff

Name Position
Mr Jarrad Altimari Technical Officer
Ms Maria Amodio Technical Services Coordinator
Mrs Heather AndrewsProfessional Practice Placements Coordinator
Dr Elizabeth Ankers Mgr, Nmr Spectroscopy Facility
Ms Rachel Becker  Technical Officer
Ms Rachel Brokenshire Technical Officer
Ms Jessica Bywater Technical Officer
Mr Andrew Cerasuolo General Casual (IT and Technical Support)
Mr Bob Collins Technical Manager Aquarium
Miss Natalie Debeljuh Personal Assistant to Prof Colin Barrow
Dr Dave DonaldsonTechnical Officer
Dr Tara Draper Technical Officer
Ms Gail Dyson Manager, NMR Spectroscopy Facility
Ms Mahala Ebery Technical Officer
Ms Gail Fazakerley Administrative Officer
Ms Leanne Fitton Technical Officer
Ms Jules Frederiksen Technical Officer
Ms Natalie GallagherAdministrative Officer
Ms Jessica GibbonsSenior Technical Officer
Ms Rebecca Gray Technical Officer
Ms Laura Harman Finance Officer
Ms Jimena Harrington Administrative Officer
Dr Michelle Herpich Laboratory Coordinator
Ms Kate Hill Laboratory Coordinator
Mr Michael Holmes Technical Manager
Ms Jane Hosking Technical Officer
Mr Cuong Huynh Senior Technical Officer
Mr Higo Jasser Senior Technical Officer
Ms Brittney Jenkins Technical Officer
Ms Natasha Kaukov Project Officer
Mr Alex Kehridakis Technical Officer
Ms Loveleen Kumar Senior Technical Officer
Dr Stella Loke Senior Technical Officer
Ms Claire Maginness Administration Officer
Mr Leon Meggs Laboratory Coordinator
Mr David Mills Technical Manager
Ms Linda Moon Senior Technical Officer
Mr Sam Parry Technical Services Coordinator
Mrs Janelle Pearce Administration Officer
Ms Georgina Power Senior School Administrator
Ms Sharon Rowe Technical Officer
Mr Timothy Sanders Technical Manager
Ms Jessica Saw Senior Technical Officer
Mr Thomas Schneider Technical Officer
Ms Clorinda Schofield Technical Services Coordinator
Ms Rachel Shanahan Personal Assistant to Prof Colin Barrow
Mrs Kate Sherwell Senior Technical Officer
Mrs Vilma Simbag Project Manager
Dr Bernadette Sinclair Senior Technical Officer
Mr Paul Tinkler Senior Marine Technical Officer
Mr Khanh Tran Senior Technical Officer
Ms Trina ViccarsProject Officer
Mr Julian Vreugdenburg Technical Services Coordinator
Ms Dallas Windmill Senior Technical Officer
Ms Celine (Caryal) Yap Technical Assistant
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