Associate Professor, Assistant Director, Research Program Leader @CoralCoE @jcu #spatial #coasts #conservation #GIS #HDR #WomenInSTEM she/her

Townsville, Queensland
Joined September 2013
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Meet our 2021 L’Oréal-UNESCO For Women in Science Fellow, Dr Kirsty Nash of @UTAS_, who’s passionate about answering the question of what we should know about nutrient profiles in response to climate change 🔬 bit.ly/3CIViwN
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Seagrass meadows are vital to the health of the #GreatBarrierReef - and now JCU scientists have analysed more than 35 years of data on seagrass and produced a map planners can use to help protect it. bit.ly/3CSefxk
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We are seeking an Assistant Director to join our Science for Management section. This position will broker relationships between the Authority and the science community, to support the health and resilience of the #GreatBarrierReef. Applications 7/12/21: bit.ly/3CPCyvT
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Australia’s attitude toward our school rules and the other students is reflected in this report card. They could improve if they decided to work harder and cooperate more. 👩‍🏫 minderoo.org/global-fishing-…
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Come do your PhD with us @_Planet_A @BrenWintle @MHadjikakou @CarlaWildlife @DeakinCIE modelling land-use change and impacts for biodiversity and ecosystem services. Scholarship + top-up available.
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📢🌿 Open now! Domestic #PhD scholarships in plant ecophys/ecology at @westsyduhie as part of @CoEPlantSuccess. Research adaptations to drought and heatwaves in Australian species with me, @ecolo_gist, @DrChoat and other leaders in plant science. bit.ly/HIE-PhD #ESAus21
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"So what do we do? How can we achieve change? We need an entire ecosystem of ecologists adopting a range of different strategies." @martine_maron shares some advice from Australian ecologists at #ESAus21
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Huge congratulations to @burn_deborah who won the Inspirational Leader Award at the inaugural JCU International Gala & Awards last Friday! Very well deserved, Debs, and we are all very proud of you! 🏆
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Congratulations to IMAS early career researcher Dr Kirsty Nash who’s just received a L’Oréal-UNESCO Australia & NZ #ForWomenInScience fellowship! Kirsty’s research explores the link btwn our health, #climatechange & coral reef fisheries bit.ly/3qV0jjG🐠 @CMS_Utas @UTAS_
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So, I've made it to the ranks of a Highly Cited Scientist. But citations - like pretty much any metric - are incredibly biased, for a number of reasons. A thread 👇 (1/x)
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“Organisational culture and leadership have significant impacts on employee behaviour and diversity, it may make more sense to look there.” 👍🏽
The very basis of a sustainable & meaningful change in the diversity & inclusion of an organisation is based on the data & its analysis. Click for my blog about how we might have deviated from the actual outcomes of Gender Equity statistics in Academics. buff.ly/30mrOVF
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Indigenous #rangers are essential in managing the vast cultural & natural resources of northern Australia. To keep growing & getting stronger, Indigenous cultural & natural resource mgt needs larger & more diverse funding sources 1/
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We're hiring a research fellow in socioecological science to work with WWF, @ThinkDeepReef and @globalwetlands on the social ecological and governance drivers of #mangrove conservation success Its science with a direct pathway to conservation impact seek.com.au/job/54841340?typ…
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great position for a research fellow in socio-ecology. @WWF, US Ocean Conservation, @Griffith_Uni, @bluecology seek.com.au/job/54841340?typ…
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Many scientists think science = only route to knowledge. Yet, Indigenous peoples have created ‘knowledges’ long before science was a thing New in @ESAFrontiers we summarize how Indigenous Knowledge appears in the eco-evo-conservation literature -- opportunities & cautions 1/11
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I would like to share my thoughts on some existing barriers and gaps in academia. #diversity #equity #inclusion #AcademicPublishing authors.elsevier.com/a/1e3%7…
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