Science Communication and Engagement Officer
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences
Katie's current research work focuses on citizen science and science communication for biodiversity and conservation.
Her previous projects include eco-physiology of arboreal herbivores and the effects of habitat fragmentation on small vertebrates. She co-founded and managed a leading marine eco-tourism business and has managed citizen science projects to deliver data for researchers.
Katie is Chair of the South Australian Chapter of the Australian Citizen Science Association, and is a working group member of Inspiring SA and the National Science Week South Australia committee.
Date Position Institution name 2018 Science Communication Project Officer University of Adelaide 2017 - 2019 Citizen Science Project Officer Department for Environment and Water
Date Institution name Country Title 2003 - 2006 James Cook University Australia PhD 1997 - 2000 The University of Adelaide Australia BSc (Hons)
Year Citation 2013 Carthew, S., Jones, K., & Lawes, M. (2013). Responses of small vertebrates to linear clearings in a South Australian woodland. Ecological Research, 28(6), 1003-1010.
DOI Scopus6 WoS6
2009 Carthew, S., Horner, B., & Jones, K. (2009). Do utility corridors affect movements of small terrestrial fauna?. Wildlife Research, 36(6), 488-495.
DOI Scopus14 WoS11
2007 Jones, K. M. W., & Krockenberger, A. K. (2007). Determining the diet of cryptic folivores: an assessment of diet analysis techniques using the green ringtail possum (Pseudochirops archeri) as a case study. Wildlife Research, 34(5), 352.
2006 JONES, K. M. W., MACLAGAN, S. J., & KROCKENBERGER, A. K. (2006). Diet selection in the green ringtail possum (Pseudochirops archeri): A specialist folivore in a diverse forest. Austral Ecology, 31(7), 799-807.
Title: Climate and habitat condition controls on orchid populations – research outcomes associated with a citizen science program. 2019-2021
Funder name: Australian Orchid Foundation - Project & Research Grant
Investigators: Guerin G; Sparrow B; Tokmakoff A; O'Neill S; Irvine K; Saleeba T
Date Role Committee Institution Country 2019 - ongoing Member Inspiring South Australia Working Group South Australian Museum Australia 2019 - ongoing Member National Science Week South Australian Committee National Science Week Australia 2018 - ongoing Chair Australian Citizen Science Association SA Chapter Australian Citizen Science Association Australia
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