People

 

 

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders

 

Lab supervisor

 

Bronwyn is a Professor in the School of Biological Sciences, University of Adelaide. She is interim Head of the School of Biological Sciences 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.

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Nina Wootton

 

Postdoctoral Research Associate

 

Nina completed her PhD in the lab in 2021 and is now working on several research projects. Her PhD research investigated microplastics in Australian fish.

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.

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. 

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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. Her PhD expands on this research and also focuses on other contaminants in marine waters.

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William (Bill) Goh

 

PhD Candidate

 

Bill has completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide. His PhD research focuses on population dynamics of yellowfin whiting and is funded by the FRDC.

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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.

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Solomon Ogunola

 

PhD Candidate

 

Solomon has received an Australian Government Research Training Program Scholarship for international students for his PhD studies. He is investigating microplastics in crustaceans and molluscs for his PhD research.

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Nikita Pring

 

PhD Candidate

 

Nikita completed a BSc Hons at the University of Adelaide investigating micro plastics in sediments of Spencer Gulf. She is investigating microplastics in mangrove and seagrass environments.

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. 

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Sophie Russell

 

M Phil Candidate

 

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

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Koster Sarakinas

 

PhD Candidate

 

Koster completed Hons in the lab in 2018 and through 2019 worked as a research assistant on several projects. His PhD research focuses on population biology of black bream and is funded by FRDC.

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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. Her PhD research is focusing on microbial communities found on microplastics.

Jackson Stockbridge

 

PhD Candidate

 

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

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Joe Widdrington

 

PhD Candidate

 

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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 dieback of mangroves in the St Kilda region.

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

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

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Kangaroo Island

Routeburn Track

Routeburn Track

White Island

White Island