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Prof Emily Nicholson

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Position

Professor, Conservation Science

Faculty

Faculty of Sci Eng & Built Env

Department

School of Life & Env. Sciences

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Queensland, 2006

Biography

I develop theory and tools to make complex environmental problems tractable for decision-making. My key themes are forecasting change in biodiversity through scenario modelling, conservation planning, and global biodiversity policy, including the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems.

For more on my research and me, please visit my personal website: https://emilynicholson.wordpress.com/

And our group website – Deakin Conservation Science: www.conservationscience.org.au

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Publications

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Red listing ecosystems - testing the new global standard for conservation

Prof David Keith, Prof Richard Kingsford, Prof Mark Burgman, Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Tony Auld, A/Prof Jon Rodriguez, Dr Tracey Regan, Dr Philip Pisanu, Prof Rebecca Lester

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2016: $5,940
  • 2015: $6,120
  • 2014: $5,940

Optimal management of coastal ecosystems for blue carbon sequestration

Prof Peter Macreadie, Prof Emily Nicholson, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, Prof Catherine Lovelock

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2019: $53,916
  • 2018: $115,775
  • 2017: $116,128
  • 2016: $53,392

Biodiversity indicators for better conservation decisions

Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Elizabeth Fulton, Dr Simon Ferrier, Dr Tim Newbold

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2019: $136,124
  • 2018: $121,013
  • 2017: $152,257

Planning for economic development and biodiversity on the Tiwi Islands

Prof Emily Nicholson, Ms Kate Hadden, Dr Brett Murphy, Dr Margaret Ayre, Dr Jane Elith, Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita, Alan Anderson, Prof Brett Bryan, Prof Tom Kompas

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2020: $170,864
  • 2019: $109,713
  • 2018: $77,563

Ecosystem risk assessment: new solutions to the global biodiversity crisis

Prof David Keith, Prof Emily Nicholson, Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr Susanna Venn, Dr Lucie Bland, Mr Mark Tozer

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2021: $17,687
  • 2020: $68,250
  • 2019: $33,250

Linking risks to ecosystems with risks to human well-being

Prof Emily Nicholson

ARC Fellowships - Future Fellowships

  • 2021: $68,166
  • 2020: $240,182
  • 2019: $118,477

Other Public Sector Funding

Optimal management of coastal ecosystems for blue carbon sequestration

Prof Peter Macreadie, Prof Emily Nicholson, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, Prof Catherine Lovelock

  • 2018: $20,000
  • 2017: $40,000

ARC Multi-inst Agreement student scholarship - Simone Stevenson

Prof Emily Nicholson, Ms Simone Stevenson

  • 2017: $17,500

Ecosystem risk assessment: new solutions to the global biodiversity crisis

Prof David Keith, Prof Emily Nicholson, Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr Susanna Venn, Dr Lucie Bland, Mr Mark Tozer

  • 2019: $15,000

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities.

Prof Brett Bryan, Prof Rebecca Lester, Prof Euan Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, A/Prof Robert Faggian, Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, Dr Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

  • 2019: $15,000

Assessing risk to Alpine Ecosystems under Climate Change

Prof Emily Nicholson

  • 2020: $20,000

Industry and Other Funding

Quantifying the connection between risks to ecosystems and risks to ecosystem services

Prof Emily Nicholson

  • 2020: $18,675
  • 2019: $36,000
  • 2018: $36,000
  • 2017: $22,192
  • 2016: $22,192

Optimal management of coastal ecosystems for blue carbon sequestration

Prof Peter Macreadie, Prof Emily Nicholson, A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, Prof Catherine Lovelock

  • 2018: $37,823
  • 2017: $132,900

Mapping on Ocean Wealth: Developing an economic framework for valuing Australia's Great Southern Seascapes

A/Prof Daniel Ierodiaconou, Prof Peter Macreadie, Prof Emily Nicholson

  • 2019: $75,651
  • 2018: $75,651
  • 2017: $147,048
  • 2016: $142,789

Ecosystem risk assessment: new solutions to the global biodiversity crisis

Prof David Keith, Prof Emily Nicholson, Prof Rebecca Lester, Dr Susanna Venn, Dr Lucie Bland, Mr Mark Tozer

  • 2021: $9,484
  • 2020: $37,939
  • 2019: $51,122

Local SDGs: A general framework for charting pathways to sustainability to future-proof local communities.

Prof Brett Bryan, Prof Rebecca Lester, Prof Euan Ritchie, A/Prof Kelly Miller, A/Prof Robert Faggian, Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Asef Nazari, Dr Don Gunasekera, Dr Timothy Neale, Dr Michalis Hadjikakou

  • 2020: $190,000
  • 2019: $205,909
  • 2018: $195,000

Strengthening the Evidence Base for Integration and Application of the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems (RLE) into Decision-making - P02687.

Prof Emily Nicholson, Dr Kate Watermeyer

  • 2019: $15,162

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2020

Jessica Rowland

Thesis entitled: Indicators of ecosystem change for effective biodiversity conservation

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

Associate Supervisor
2020

Holger Janes

Thesis entitled: Values of coastal ecosystems from fish and fisheries

Doctor of Philosophy (Life & Env), School of Life and Environmental Sciences