Research institutions in Australia

Ecology labs Australia wide

ESA provides the following links to ecology labs around the country as a service to members and interested browsers. It is intended as a central reference to the wide range of ecologically related scientific workplaces around the country, as both a career reference and networking tool.

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Macroecological Modelling Team, CSIRO, Canberra:


Insect Ecology Lab (Dieter Hochuli), University of Sydney.

Insect Ecology Lab (Nigel Andrew) University of New England.

Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management (Director, Andy Davis)  University of Wollongong.

Life, Earth and Environment research group, University of New England Web Link

Terrestrial Ecology Group (Kris French), University of Wollongong:

Research and Development Division, State Forests of NSW:

Westoby Lab, (Mark Westoby), Macquarie University:

Plant-Insect Interactions and Climate Change Ecology Group (Lesley Hughes), Macquarie University

Plant Invasion and Restoration Ecology Group (Michelle Leishman) Macquarie University

Behavioural Ecology Group (Marie Herberstein) Macquarie University

Wetland Ecology Group, Monash University.




Spatial Ecology Lab, (Hugh Possingham), University of Queensland Headed by



Applied Forest Ecology Group (Sue Baker), University of Tasmania


Fire Ecology and Biodiversity Lab (Alan York), University of Melbourne

Quantitative & Applied Ecology Group (Mick McCarthy, Peter Vesk, Brendan Wintle, Kirsten Parris), University of Melbourne, School of Botany & Ecology :

Conservation in Production Environments:   Monash University's Gippsland Campus, within the School of Applied Sciences

Insect Ecology Lab (Heloise Gibb), LaTrobe University.