Career

Awards and scholarships

  • 2019, Deakin University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for International Research Collaboration (team member) $10,000
  • 2019, HDR mobility and international experience grant, Deakin University $2,500
  • 2019, Centre for Integrative Ecology, Higher Degree Research funding $3,000
  • 2019, Best student presentation (CSIRO/SCBO prize) at the International Congress for Conservation Biology $300
  • 2019, International Congress for Conservation Biology student travel grant US$300
  • 2018, Award for Excellence in Sessional Staff Teaching, Deakin University $100
  • 2017, Best student presentation at the joint Society for Risk Analysis Australia and New Zealand and Australasian Bayesian Network Modeling Society conference $700
  • 2017, Australia Research Training Program (RTP) PhD Scholarship
  • 2016, Runner-up prize for poster at “Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring?” symposium held at ZSL
  • 2014, Dean’s Summer Student Scholarship, University College London £1000

Memberships

  • Ecological Society of America (ESA, 2019 – )
  • Ecological Society of Australia (ESA, 2018 – )
  • Society for Conservation Biology (SCB, 2018 – )
  • Red List of Ecosystems Thematic Group, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM, 2017 – )
  • The Society for Risk Analysis (SRA, 2017 – 2019)

Invited presentations

  • 2020, Ecology and Biodiversity Seminar Series, HKU, HK
  • 2019, World Wildlife Fund Washington DC Office, USA
  • 2019, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland, USA

Conferences & workshops

  • 2019, Melbourne, Australia, Alpine Red List of Ecosystems workshop
  • 2019, Washington DC, USA, NASA Terrestrial Ecology Science Team Meeting
  • 2019, Louisville, Kentucky, USA, Ecological Society of America Annual Conference
  • 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, International Congress for Conservation Biology
  • 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Introduction to Earth Observation and Remote Sensing Short Course, International Congress for Conservation Biology (Instructor)
  • 2018, Brisbane, Australia, Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference
  • 2018, Sydney, Australia, Australian Saltmarsh and Mangrove Research Network
  • 2018, Melbourne, Australia, Victoria Biodiversity Conference
  • 2018, Melbourne, Australia, Advanced Scientific Programming in Python (Asia Pacific)
  • 2017, Melbourne, Australia, Society for Risk Analysis Australia and New Zealand and Australasian Bayesian Network Modeling Society conference
  • 2017, Melbourne, Australia, Structure Decision Making Workshop by Prof. Mark Burgman
  • 2017, Melbourne, Australia, Bayesian Networks Workshop
  • 2016, London, UK, Space – the final frontier for biodiversity monitoring?, Zoological Society of London (Runner-up prize for poster)

Teaching

  • Guest lecturer for ENVS3202 Plant physiology and climate change (HKU)
  • Guest lecturer for SLE322 Landscape Ecology (Deakin University)
  • Casual academic for (Deakin University):
    • SLE251 Research Methods and Data Analysis
    • SLE322 Landscape ecology
    • SLE452 Research Design and Data Analysis

Education

  • 2017-Now: PhD Candidate at Deakin University
  • 2015-2016: MRes Biodiversity, Evolution and Conservation, University College London
  • 2012-2015: BSc (Hons) Zoology, University College London