Funding

 

current Competitive Research Awards

1. Movement ecology of granivores: informing fire management of savannas

  • Funded by: Australian Research Council - Linkage Grant
  • Partners: Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (WA); The University of Auckland; Save the Gouldian Foundation; World Wide Fund for Nature Australia; Wild Spy Pty Ltd; National Drones Pty Ltd; Kimberley Land Council
  • Total: $430,000.00 AUD (2017-2020)

2. Reducing the costs and complexity of establishing ‘Judas’ animals

  • Funded by: Department of Agriculture and Water Resources
  • Partners: Department of Primary Industry and Resources; Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Total: $381,000.00 AUD (2017-2019)

3. Understanding and mitigating the aggregative response of the Magpie goose to mango orchards in the Northern Territory

  • Funded by: Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited
  • Partners: Department of Primary Industries and Resources; Department of Natural Resources and Mines
  • Total: $220,000.00 AUD (2016-2019)

4. The ecology of trace metal contamination in native Australian mammals

  • Funded by: Australian Research Council - Linkage Grant
  • Partners: The University of Queensland; University of Northern Arizona; Anindilyakwa Land Council
  • Total: $325,000.00 AUD (2016-2019)

5. Project Agreement A8 - Australia's Sea Snakes

  • Funded by: NESP Marine Biodiversity Hub
  • Partners: University of Tasmania, Australian Institute of Marine Science
  • Total: $300,000.00 AUD (2016-2019)

6. How does habitat complexity drive motor ageing and fitness in wild mammals? 

  • Funded by: Australian Research Council - Discovery Grant
  • Partners: The University of Queensland
  • Total: $345,000.00 AUD (2015-2018)

 7. Investigating movement, distribution, abundance and diet to support management objectives for threatened riverine predators in Northern Australia

  • Funded by:  Australian Research Council - Linkage Grant
  • Partners: The University of Queensland; Australia Zoo
  • Total: $385,000.00 (2014-2017)

Past Competitive Research Awards

  1. UNE Seed Grant (2014) $20,000 - Building cyber-infrastructure to enhance national collaborative innovation in agricultural research.
  2. Australian Zoos and Aquariums Research Grant (2014) $10,000 - Feeding Ecology of the Southern Cassowary.
  3. Birds Queensland Grant (2014) $5,000 - Feeding Ecology of the Southern Cassowary.
  4. San Diego Zoo, Small Projects Conservation Grant (2013) $10,000 - GPS-tracking of rehabilitated juvenile cassowaries.
  5. The University of Queensland, FirstLink Award for Industry Collaboration (2012) $5,000 - The use of acoustic telemetry to monitor habitat selection in riverine reptiles.
  6. Australian Centre for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (2012) $50,000 - Using individual animal based movement data to inform resource management.
  7. San Diego Zoo, Small Projects Conservation Grant (2012) $6,000 - GPS-tracking of rehabilitated juvenile cassowaries.
  8. The Australian Geographic Society, Small Projects Conservation Grant (2011) $3,000 - GPS-tracking of rehabilitated juvenile cassowaries.
  9. The Australian Geographic Society, Conservation Award (2009) $16,000 - Prioritising habitat for the southern cassowary.
  10. The Australian Government, Endeavour Visiting Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2007) $38,000.
  11. The Royal Society, Overseas Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2007) - $30,000.
  12. Human Resource Science Foundation Overseas Post-Doctoral Fellowship (2006) $12,000.
  13. Rufford Laing Foundation, Small Grants for Nature Conservation (2005, 2006) $23,500 - The ecology of caiman in tropical wetlands.
  14. EarthWatch South America Project Start up grant (2005, 2006) $12,000  - The ecology of caiman in tropical wetlands.
  15. The British Ecological Society, Small Project Expedition Grant (2005, 2007) - $13,000; The ecology of caiman in tropical wetlands.
  16. National Environmental Research Council VIP Award (2005) $32,000 - The ecology of caiman in tropical wetlands.