Researcher biography

Brooke is a PhD student in the Green Fire Science lab at The University of Queensland. Brooke has a research background in conservation and systematic land-use planning. Her research focuses on finding sustainable solutions to challenging problems that balance conservation objectives with human needs, and better understanding the consequences of increasing human pressure across Earth. She completed her honours degree at The University of Queensland in 2016, for which she received a research scholarship from the South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium. She went on to become a research assistant for the Green Fire Science lab, where she is currently undertaking her PhD. She is one of The University of Queensland’s Global Scholars, and is passionate about delivering scientifically sound solutions to problems where they are needed most.