Higher Degree by Research Candidate
School of Biological Sciences
Faculty of Sciences, Engineering and Technology
My PhD is focusing on identifying and mapping critical habitat for Australian sea lions.
Australian sea lions are listed as endangered under the International Union for Conservation for Nature (IUCN) Red List. My project is using innovative technologies including animal-borne camera loggers, GPS and time-depth recorders to better understand critical foraging habitat, prey and behaviours for Australian sea lions across state and commonwealth marine reserves in southern Australia.
This data will be used to better inform conservation/management in state and commonwealth marine reserves and to increase public awareness for Australian sea lions, the issues they face and the role of marine reserves in their conservation.
Date Position Institution name 2020 - ongoing PhD Candidate University of Adelaide 2020 - ongoing Academic Tutor Flinders University, Yunggorendi Tutorial Program 2019 - 2020 Field Officer Department for Environment and Water and Natural Resources Kangaroo Island
Language Competency English Can read, write, speak, understand spoken and peer review
Date Institution name Country Title 2014 - 2018 Flinders University and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) (Aquatic Sciences) Australia Bachelor of Science (Honours) (Marine Biology)
Date Title Institution name Country 2020 Advanced Open Water Diver PADI — 2020 Firearms Licence (Categories A and B) South Australian Police — 2020 Elements of Shipboard Safety Australian Maritime and Fisheries Academy — 2019 Contraception and Hormone Implanting of Conscious Koalas Zoos SA — 2011 South Australian Boat Operator's Licence South Australian Government —
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