Dr David Taggart

Affiliate Conservation Research Fellow

School of Animal and Veterinary Science

Faculty of Sciences

Eligible to supervise Masters and PhD - email supervisor to discuss availability.


  • Use of highly interactive wildlife species to deliver ecosystem and production landscape benefits
  • Marsupial - life history, ecology, reproductive biology and conservation studies
  • Development and application of translocation and reintroduction methodologies for marsupials
  • Development and application of assisted reproductive technologies in rare and endangered marsupials
  • Spatial distribution and abundance studies in Australian vertebrate fauna
  • Genetic studies and management of Australian wildlife
  • Wildlife health and disease in Australia’s native mammal fauna

Across the past 15 years I have obtained significant funding to support wildlife conservation and research programs / activities  from federal granting bodies, state government granting bodies, philanthropic trusts, philanthropic individuals and the corporate sector.  I and collaborators currently have 2 ARC Linkage Grants looking at: ‘Hairy-nosed wombat distribution and ecology' and the Use of unmanned aerial vehicles for tracking and monitoring wildlife’ and Federal funding to commence a Re-wilding project on the Southern Yorke Peninsula

Year – Present    Supervision of 15 PhD, 2 Masters, and 35 Honours Students

                            University of Adelaide, Monash University, University of Melbourne

 

2017-Present      Course Co-ordinator / Lecturer Ecology and Management of Vertebrate Pests

                            School of Animal and Veterinary science, University of Adelaide, South Australia

2017-Present      Casual lecturer Wildlife Management

                            School of Animal and Veterinary science, University of Adelaide, South Australia

2016                    Casual Lecturer / Co-Course Co-coordinator Wildlife Management

                            School of Animal and Veterinary science, University of Adelaide, South Australia

2012                    Senior Lecturer in Population Ecology

                            School of Earth & Environmental Science, University of Adelaide, South Australia                              

2007                    Casual Lecturer in Conservation and Restoration

                                                School of Earth & Environmental Science, University of Adelaide, South Australia

  • Position: Affiliate Conservation Research Fellow
  • Phone: 83137367
  • Email: david.taggart@adelaide.edu.au
  • Fax: 8303 6717
  • Campus: Waite
  • Building: John Davies, floor 1
  • Room: 1 16
  • Org Unit: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

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