Projects and Grants

Below is a selection of current major grants funding CBCS research. If you have any questions regarding a particular project, please don't hesitate to click on the link to email the lead collaborator.

 

National Environmental Science Program Threatened Species Recovery Hub

Funder: Commonwealth Department of the Environment

Value: $30,000,000

Collaborators: Prof Hugh PossinghamAssoc Prof Martine MaronAssoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes, Assoc Prof Salit Kark, Prof Clive McAlpine

What could World Heritage listing deliver for Indigenous people? The Australian experience in global context

Funder: ARC Discovery DP140100360

Value: $344,000

Collaborators: Prof Marc Hockings, Prof Ian Lilley, Dr Celmara Pocock, Assoc Prof Jon Willis

Integrating measures of Indigenous land management effectiveness

Funders: ARC Linkage, NAILSMA, TNC, Commonwealth of Australia

Value: $498,000

Collaborators: Prof Marc Hockings, Prof Stephen Garnett, Dr Dermot Smyth, Dr Cathy Robinson, Dr James Fitzsimons, Dr Rod Kennett, Glenn James

Applying the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas management effectiveness methodology to World Heritage sites

Funders: UNESCO, United Nations Foundation

Value: US$2,000,000

Collaborator: Prof Marc Hockings

Global PA Management Effectiveness Review

Funders: UNEP-World Conservation Monitoring Centre, The Nature Conservancy, WWF INternational

Value: $333,250

Collaborators: Prof Marc Hockings & Dr Fiona Leverington

Building Capacity For Adaptive Management In Protected Areas Through Improved Systems For Monitoring And Evaluation

Funders: ARC Linkage, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service, Parks Victoria, Parks Australia

Value: $595,000

Collaborator: Prof Marc Hockings

Koala spatio-temporal modelling

Funders: Queensland Government

Value: $165,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes, Qld Govt

Achieving biodiversity conservation and ecosystem service delivery: the role of landscape structure

Funders: Australian Research Council

Value: $487,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes, Logan City Council, Gold Coast City Council, Moreton Bay Regional Council, Redland City Council, Qld Government

Recovering Australia's migratory shorebirds

Funders: Australian Research Council Linkage Project

Value: $425,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller, Professor Hugh Possingham

Mud, glorious mud! Mapping the world's intertidal ecosystems

Funders: Google Inc

Value: $123,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller, Professor Stuart Phinn (UQ), Chris Roelfsema (UQ), Dr Nick Murray, Dr Hawthorne Beyer (UQ), Jeffrey Hanson (UQ)

Migratory Shorebird Monitoring - Understanding Ecological Impact

Funders: Gladstone Ports Corporation

Value: $737,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller, Professor Marcel Klaassen, Dr Danny Rogers, Dr Jon Coleman, Professor Greg Skilleter

Conserving Antarctica's biodiversity under multiple stressors

Funders: Australian Antarctic Division

Value: $153,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller Jasmine Lee (UQ), Dr Aleks Terauds (AAD), Dr Justine Shaw (UQ & AAD)

Optimising the ecological performance of cities

Funders: Australian Research Council Future Fellowship

Value: $670,000

Collaborator: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller, Kevin Gaston, Paul Armsworth

Assessing the ecosystem-wide risks of threatened species translocation

Funders: Australian Research Council Linkage Grant

Value

Collaborator: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden, Parks Australia, The Nature Conservancy, Dept. of Parks and Wildlife

Habitat modelling and reintroduction modelling for the Island Scrub Jay

Funders: The Nature Conservancy

Value: $55,000

Collaborator: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden, The Nature Conservancy

Using food web theory to conserve ecosystems

Funders: Australian Research Council DECRA

Value: $365,000

Collaborator: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden, INRA (French National Institute for Agricultural Research)

Where’s the beef? A systems model for taming a wicked environmental problem

Funders: ARC Future Fellowship

Value: $888,354

Collaborator: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden

Global extent of degraded farm lands and their conservation potential

Funders: ARC Discovery Project

Value: $370,000

Collaborator: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden

Informing UN-assisted National Biodiversity Strategy Action Plans with Earth observations: application to forest integrity and connectivity

Funders: National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Value: $1,100,000

Collaborators: James Watson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Global assessment of values of intact forests

Funders: Wildlife Conservation Society (USA)

Value: $210,000

Collaborators: Associate Professor James Watson, Wildlife Consevation Society (USA)

Offsets and protected area planning

Funder: The Nature Conservancy >

Value: $230,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Martine Maron, Assoc Prof James Watson, The Nature Conservancy

Spatial planning across Eastern Africa

Funders: Wildlife Conservation Society (USA)

Value: $121,742

Collaborators: Assoc Prof James Watson, Wildlife Conservation Society (USA)

Optimising community based climate change adaptation

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $180,098

Collaborators: Assoc Prof James Watson

The Luc-Hoffman Institute Fellow – Pathways for drivers of positive change

Funders: WWF International

Value: $189,935

Collaborators: Assoc Prof James Watson, Prof Hugh Possingham

Advancing marine conservation in the European and contiguous seas

Funders:EU COST Action

Value: ~ €400,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Salit Kark

Managing urban trees for people and wildlife

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $320,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller

Designing green spaces for biodiversity and human well-being

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $321,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller

The capacity of forests to protect regional climate under global warming

Funders: ARC Discovery Project

Value: $478,000

Collaborators: Prof Clive McAlpine, Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes

Conserving and recovering the koala populations on NSW Far North Coast

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $302,000

Collaborators: Prof Clive McAlpine, Assoc Prof Jonathan Rhodes

Ecosystem wide implications of reintroductions

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $437,377

Collaborators: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden

Australian Acoustic Observatory: a network to monitor biodiversity

Funders: ARC LIEF

Value: $900,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Richard Fuller, Assoc Prof Martine Maron

Searching for black swans in the shrinking ice

Funders: UQ Foundation Research Excellence Awards

Value: $99,796

Collaborators: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden

Planning for the impacts of land-uses on coral reef fisheries

Funders: ARC Linkage Project

Value: $246,341

Collaborators: Assoc Prof James Watson,

Reconciling the triple bottom line of social inequity, economic return, and environmental benefits in conservation decision making

Funders: ARC Discovery Project

Value: $110,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof James Watson, Prof Hugh Possingham

Improving the potential of biodiversity offsetting to reconcile development and conservation: will good environmental outcomes counterbalance the bad?

Funders: ARC Future Fellowship

Value: $703,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Martine Maron

The role of behavioural interactions in shaping invasion dynamics: a global synthesis using the common myna as a model system

Funders: ARC Discovery Project

Value: $355,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Salit Kark

Systematic prioritisation of action for confronting invasive invertebrates in Australia

Funders: ARC Discovery Project

Value: $818,000

Collaborators: Assoc Prof Salit Kark

Decision analysis for the detection of foxes in Tasmania

Funder: Invasive Animals CRCInvasive Animals CRC

Value: $670,000

Collaborators: Dr Eve McDonald-Madden, Prof Hugh Possingham