The Interdisciplinary Conservation Science Research Group has completed research projects exploring biodiversity management within the framework of interaction between society and our environment.
Building Capacity for a Sustainable Future: embedding education for sustainability into universities
Funded by the Australian Research Council, this project investigated methods for incorporating sustainability issues in non-traditional disciplines.
Change and Continuity in Peri-Urban Australia
A landmark study investigating the nature and extent of peri-urban regions in Australia and aiming to identify future patterns of socio-economic environmental change. The project was funded by Land and Water Australia and was carried out in partnership with Griffith University.
Determining necessary survey effort for detecting invasive weeds in native vegetation communities
Australian Centre of Excellence for Risk Assessment
Biodiversity Planning in the Urban Fringe: multiple actors, multiple conservation actions, multiple uncertainties
ARC Linkage Grant
Climate Change impacts on Frogs in the Urban Fringe
Grant provided by the Australian Greenhouse Office
Modeling Options for Improved Grassland Conservation (Bekessy, Gordon and Langford)
Department of Sustainability and Environment
Applied Environmental Decision Analysis
The Applied Environmental Decision Analysis project was funded by the Commonwealth Environment Research Facility (Possingham, Wintle, Bekessy, Lindenmayer et al.)