Researcher biography

Aharon is an environmental scientist with experience in academia and industry. He completed his Master of Science Biology (Fisheries) program at University of Victoria, Canada, in 2016 where he evaluated the reproductive ecology of hagfish off the coast of Vancouver Island. He has since worked six years as an environmental consultant performing ecological and human health risk assessments and modelling the movement of contaminants to humans, plants, and animals via biotic transport pathways. 

Aharon is now a PhD candidate studying at the School of the Environment, working under the supervision of Associate Professor Daniel Dunn. His research focuses on methodologies that incorporate vulnerability and impact into marine spatial prioritisation to identify efficient solutions that protect vulnerable species in a cost-efficient manner.