People

 

 

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

 

Lab supervisor

 

Bronwyn is a Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide. She is also Associate Dean Research in the Faculty of Science and Deputy Director of the Environment Institute.

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Dr Alice Jones

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

Alice initially worked on developing knowledge and tools to inform integrated management of Spencer Gulf. She is currently leading our coastal carbon project funded through the Goyder Institute for Water Research.

Dr Patrick Reis-Santos

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

Patrick is a postdoctoral researcher funded via the Portugese government. He is currently back in Portugal after spending a year in Australia. His research focuses around connectivity of fish between estuarine and marine environments.

Koster Sarakinas

 

Research Assistant

 

Koster completed Hons in the lab in 2018 and is now working as a research assistant on several projects.

Chris Bice

 

PhD Candidate

 

Chris works at SARDI Aquatic Sciences and is undertaking his PhD part time. Chris is investigating fish movement and passage in a regulated estuary, the Coorong at the end of the River Murray.

Briony Chamberlayne

 

PhD candidate

 

Briony is undertaking a PhD enrolled through the School of Physical Sciences, and is co-supervised by Bronwyn Gillanders. She is investigating use of molluscs as bioarchives.

Anthony (Rex) Conallin

 

PhD Candidate

 

Rex investigated fish assemblages and their movements to/from wetlands in the lower River Murray, including options for flow management and control of alien common carp for his PhD. He is currently a Senior Land Services Officer for Murray Local Land Services in Albury, NSW. 

Ben D'Antonio

 

Hons Candidate

 

Ben has completed a BSc (Marine Biology) at the University of Adelaide. He is currently an Honours student. 

Sophie Dolling

 

PhD Candidate

 

Sophie has completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide. For her Hons she developed a method for identifying contaminants from micro plastics in fish tissues. 

Nicole Foster

 

PhD Candidate

 

Nicole forms part of our coastal carbon project and her co-supervisers include Bronwyn Gillanders and Alice Jones. She is using a range of approaches including environmental DNA to investigate how plants in coastal ecosystems have changed through time.

William (Bill) Goh

 

PhD Candidate

 

Bill has completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide using otolith chemistry to investigate a fisheries issue.

Qiaz Hua

 

PhD Candidate

 

Qiaz has received an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship for international students for her PhD studies. She is investigating population ecology and molecular responses of octopuses to climate change.

Sandra Leigh

 

PhD Candidate

 

Sandra completed her BSc (Hons) at the University of Adelaide and has worked in research for a number of years. She returns to University to undertake a PhD working on the spatial ecology of Murray cod in the lower Murray River.

Solomon Ogunola

 

PhD Candidate

 

Solomon has received an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship for international students for his PhD studies. He will commence shortly.

Nikita Pring

 

PhD Candidate

 

Nikita completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide investigating micro plastics in sediments of Spencer Gulf.

Angela Russell

 

PhD Candidate

 

Angela completed her Honours degree at University of Newcastle. She is undertaking a PhD investigating connectivity of mulloway between estuaries and trawling grounds. This is part of an FRDC funded project with NSW Department of Primary Industries – Fisheries. 

Sophie Russell

 

Hons Candidate

 

Sophie has completed a BSc at the University of Adelaide. For her Hons research she is investigating coastal carbon in mangrove habitats.

Koster Sarakinas

 

PhD Candidate

 

Koster completed Hons in the lab in 2018 and through 2019 worked as a research assistant on several projects. He will commence his PhD research in April 2020.

Mandy Shao

 

PhD Candidate

 

Mandy is undertaking a PhD enrolled through the School of Physical Sciences, and is co-supervised by Bronwyn Gillanders. Mandy is using isotopes to reconstruct hydrological and climate history of the Coorong estuary.

Vinuri Silva

 

PhD Candidate

 

Vinuri has completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide investigating micro plastics in commonly consumed fish from Sri Lanka. 

Jackson Stockbridge

 

PhD Candidate

 

Jackson has completed a BSc Hons degree and is now undertaking his PhD investigating cumulative impacts in marine ecosystems.

Lucy Wood

Hons Candidate

 

Lucy has completed a BSc (Advanced) at the University of Adelaide and is undertaking her Hons degree in 2020. She is investigating micro plastics in mangrove habitats.

Nina Wootton

 

PhD Candidate

 

Nina completed her BSc Hons degree at the University of Adelaide and is now investigating micro plastics in fisheries species.

Affiliate Staff

Professor Steve Donnellan

South Australian Museum

 

Dr Tony Fowler

SARDI Aquatic Sciences

 

Our past research staff and PhD students are listed separately.

Our past Honours students are also listed on a separate page.

 

Professor Simon Goldsworthy

SARDI Aquatic Sciences

 

Dr Tim Ward

SARDI Aquatic Sciences

Near Calperun Station, SA

Near Calperun Station, SA

Giant Australian cuttlefish

Giant Australian cuttlefish

Flinders Chase

Flinders Chase

Tourville Bay

Tourville Bay

Streaky Bay

Streaky Bay

Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island

Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track

White Island

White Island

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