Distinguished Professor Michelle Leishman is an internationally renowned plant ecologist who works at the intersection of invasion biology, plant conservation, urban greening and climate change adaptation.
Distinguished Professor Michael Gillings is internationally recognized for his pioneering work on the evolution and dissemination of antibiotic resistance.
Facial Tumours aren’t the only transmissible disease impacting on Tasmanian Devils. Associate Professor Michelle Power and her team have been investigating the ecosystem of microbes devils carry around with them.
Environmental crime, such as pollution or clearing native vegetation without approval, is a relatively new area of criminal law. It has unique characteristics which can lead to punishments that don’t fit the crime. An important question for governments around the world is how to design laws that target environmental crime effectively.
Pacific Island Countries are among the most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, yet they have negligibly contributed to the historical emissions of greenhouse gasses.
Human sewage disposal in Antarctica presents a risk of introducing non-native bacterial species, specifically E. coli, into endemic Antarctic wildlife, potentially affecting its diversity and evolution.
Do bees like the taste of nectar? Does the ant foraging for your crumbs feel better when she finds one?
Are insects merely tiny robots?
Professor Stephen Foley is a specialist in igneous and metamorphic petrology and geochemistry – the physics and chemistry of rocks formed in the deep crust and mantle.
Honey bee colonies are dying more often and more quickly. We urgently need to understand why, and how to prevent it.
Australia has three native species of rice all growing in the tropics and savannah. These wild relatives grow in highly arid and highly variable seasonal conditions that will characterise future climate regimes around the world.