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PhD projects by student name

Adele Acton (nee Vagg)

Integrating on-ground actions for sustainable grazing management

University of Queensland
Completed

Jenny Brazier

Fate of Heavy metal contaminants from Rum Jungle Uranium Mine into the Finniss River, Northern Territory, Australia

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Greg Calvert

Effects of cattle grazing on plant biodiversity in the Dalrymple Shire

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Caroline Chong

Regeneration dynamics in a disturbance-prone landscape: population genetics and ecology of tropical riparian Melaleuca

James Cook University, Townsville

Nicole Cranston

The effectiveness of riparian fencing for biodiversity conservation

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Anthea Dee

Seasonal habitat use, food resources and Aboriginal perceptions of the feral pig ( Sus scrofa ) in the Arafura wetlands, NT

Australian National University, Canberra

Completed

Matthew Fegan

Integration of GIS and remote sensing for environmental monitoring

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Leasie Felderhof

Fire Management in Queensland’s North-west Highlands: A Landscape Ecology Approach

James Cook University, Townsville

Ron Firth

Ecology and conservation status of the Brush-tailed Rabbit-rat ( Conilurus penicillatus )

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Fiona Fraser

The ecology of the partridge pigeon and habitat impacts due to fire and grazing

Charles Darwin University
Completed

John Guenther

VET as a tool for regional planning and management in savanna communities

Charles Darwin University
Completed

Khwaja Zulfiquar Hayder

Study of remote sensing and GIS for the assessment of their capabilities in mapping the vegetation form and structure of tropical savannas in northern Australia

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Wendy Hillman

Ecotourism management practices in Australian tropical savannas: an evaluation of the Savannah Guiding movement

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Ben Hoffmann

Responses of ant communities to land-use impacts in northern semi-arid Australia

Northern Territory University; CSIRO Wildlife & Ecology, Darwin
Completed

Marilyn Hubner

Understanding Indigenous landscape values: a framework for cross-cultural communication for natural resource management

University of Queensland, Gatton

Janice Jackson

Exotic grass species in tropical savannas of northern Australia

James Cook University; CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Townsville

Kasper Johansen

Methods for monitoring riparian zones using multiple spatial resolution imagery and field data

University of Queensland

Stephen Johnson

Culture as process: Correlativity, contest and tourism on Yanyuwa Country  

University of Queensland, Brisbane

Jason Jones

An evaluation and methods for integrating biodiversity conservation into natural resource management planning in the Tropical Savannas of Northern Australia.

University of Queensland, Brisbane

Georgina Kelley

Soil properties and plant water use of tropical savannas

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Alex Kutt

Spatial patterns of distribution, abundance and diversity in the vertebrate fauna assemblages of the Desert Uplands bioregion, northern Queensland

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Allyson Lankester

Social investigation of factors influencing graziers’ decision making with regard to riparian management in the upper Burdekin catchment region

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Colin Macgregor

Development and application of models for examining sustainability in small town communities of northern Australia

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Eva McRae-Williams

Understandings and Values of Work in Ngukurr

Menzies School of Health Research, Milner, NT

Carl Menges

Application of radar remote sensing in the Northern Territory of Australia

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Catherine Mobbs

Regional resource use planning: the potential and limits of adaptive and collaborative models

Australian National University, Canberra
Completed

Jenny Moffatt

Graziers’ perceptions of sustainable development and what that means for policy

University of Queensland

Lionel Pero

Community-based natural resource management institutions and their governance: Case study lessons and insights for informing institutional design and policy development

University of Queensland 

Aaron Petty

The historical and cultural context of landscape change within the South Alligator River system, Kakadu National Park

University of California (Davis)

Kirrilly Pfitzner

An evaluation of remote-sensing technologies for rehabilitated mine site assessment

Charles Darwin University, Darwin
Completed

Liz Poon

Impact of disturbance on nutrient dynamics in low nutrient tropical savannas

University of Queensland

Euan Ritchie

The macro ecology and conservation of the antilopine wallaroo (Macropus antilopinus )

James Cook University

Natalie Rossiter

The impacts of invasive grasses on ecosystem processes in Australia’s savannas

Charles Darwin University

Myf Runcie

Ecology and behaviour of tropical rock-dwelling possums ( Petropseudes Dahli and Wyulda Squamicaudata )

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Kathryn Seton

'Li-Yanyuwa li-nhanawaya li-murndangumara ’: Yanyuwa Women, Land Rights and Relations to Country

University of Queensland

Ben Sharp

The roles of fire and grazing in producing long-term landscape-scale vegetation change in an Australian tropical savannas

Oxford University, UK

Katherine Taylor

Rights and responsibilities in land ownership and resource management

University of Queensland, Gatton

Colin Trainor

Responses of wildlife to environmental variation and land use in Lautem District, East Timor (Timor Leste)

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Leonie Valentine

Impacts of weed management burning on bird and reptile assemblages in grazed open woodlands

James Cook University

Tom Vigilante

An assessment of the effects of fire regime on plant species, plant communities and indigenous natural resources around Kalumburu, North Kimberley, WA

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Michelle Watson

Vertebrate monitoring and re-sampling in Kakadu National Park

Charles Darwin University, Darwin

Grant Whiteman

The impact of livestock grazing on the genetic diversity of the grass Heteropogon contortus in a Queensland tropical savanna

James Cook University, Townsville
Completed

Chen Xiaoyong

Carbon balance of a tropical savanna, Northern Territory

Northern Territory University, Darwin
Completed

Mark Zeimbicki

Ecology and conservation of a nomad: A case study using the Australian bustard

University of Adelaide and NT DIPE, Biodiversity Unit

Yue Zhang

Spatial patterning of resources for graminivores: developing a model for habitat management

Charles Darwin University, Darwin
Completed