Jennifer is a Phd candidate in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) at The University of Queensland. Her work broadly focuses on systematic conservation planning for marine and coastal ecosystems with projects based in the Coral Triangle, California’s National Marine Sanctuaries, and South America.
Supervised by Hugh Possingham, Carissa Klein and Maria Beger
Brigitte is a Phd candidate in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Science at The University of Queensland. Her work broadly focuses ecological dynamics and conservation of subtropical coral and benthic communities of eastern Australia in a changing climate.
Maha is a PhD candidate at KAUST investigating larval dispersal and how to incorporate it in the design of marine protected areas.
Supervised by Dr Mike Berumen, Xabier Irigoien, Marc Genton, and Maria Beger.
Erica is a MSc candidate at Stellenbosch University (South Africa) that I co-supervise with Dr Sophie von der Heyden. Her project explores conservation priorities around the South African coast that incorporate intertidal genetic diversity.
Dr Azusa Makino
Azusa’s PhD with the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions at The University of Queensland developed and tested new tools for marine conservation planning with projects based in Fiji and Japan.
Supervised by Hugh Possingham, Maria Beger, and Carissa Klein (all UQ)
Pei Ya Boon, MSc, University of East Anglia
Pei Ya has a background in environmental management and marine habitat monitoring, with her pet habitat being mangrove forests. Her interest in marine spatial planning started while working on her masters thesis on planning with threats in the Sulu-Sulawesi Marine Ecoregion. She is currently helping Flora Fauna International with the zoning plans of Cambodia’s first Marine Fisheries Management Area.
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Laurel Osbourne, Honours
Supervised by Hugh Possingham, Joseph Maina and Maria Beger