Tag Archives: Biological Sciences

Science Macquarie Island                                                     Since 1978 the research of Macquarie University staff, graduate students and Honorary Associates have contributed extensively to understanding the island’s ecosystems, landforms and geomorphic processes

Macquarie Island

Macquarie Island is one of six subantarctic island groups. Since 1978 the research of Macquarie University staff, graduate students and Honorary Associates have contributed extensively to understanding the island’s ecosystems, landforms and geomorphic processes

The Jim Piper Award for Excellence in Research Leadership (Highly Commended 2013)

Lesley is an ecologist with a longstanding interest in the impacts of climate change on biodiversity. She leads a research team that approaches this challenging issue with a wide variety of techniques.

Building a disease-resilient oyster industry

Australian oysters support a valuable food industry ($73.3 M p/a) and promote healthy estuaries by providing vital ecosystem services. QX disease is economically and environmentally important because it causes mass mortality of Sydney rock oysters.