dr amy diedrich, lab leader
Environmental social scientist working as a Senior Lecturer at James Cook University.
dr stephanie duce
Spatial data scientist working as a Lecturer at James Cook University.
PhD candidate at James Cook University researching the role of spatially explicit socioeconomic factors in influencing marine protected area effectiveness.
PhD candidate at James Cook University working with Traditional Owners to describe their use and cultural values of sharks and rays in far north Queensland.
External PhD candidate at James Cook University working to incorporate the concepts of systematic conservation planning into the decision-making processes of the NGO Ducks Unlimited that she works for in the U.S.
Daykin Otowauri Harohau
PhD candidate at James Cook University researching the role of tilapia pond aquaculture in sustainable livelihoods in the Solomon Islands.
PhD candidate at James Cook University researching territorial use rights in small-scale fisheries management in Botswana: the role of collective governance for sustainable fisheries.
prof colin simpfendorfer
Director of the Centre for Sustainable Tropical Fisheries and Aquaculture at James Cook University.
DR ANDREW CHIN
President of the Oceania Chondrichthyan Society, Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Save Our Seas Foundation, sits on the IUCN Shark Specialist Group and Programme Director for Shark Search Indo-Pacific.
dr georgina gurney
Environmental Social Science Research Fellow at ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University.
dr claudia benham
Interdisciplinary marine and social scientist working as a Lecturer at James Cook University.
dr jessica blythe
Assistant Professor in the Environmental Sustainability Research Centre at Brock University
PhD student at Dalhousie University (Canada) working to understand and quantify the socio-cultural, ecological and economic process underpinning the sustainability of Nova Scotia’s lobster fisheries.
MSc Marine Biology student at James Cook University completing a minor project addressing issues associated with the successful management of migratory shark species.
Completed a MSc in Marine Biology & Ecology at James Cook University in 2018. Completed a Minor Project with WWF-USA and the MPA Mystery project on how common pool governance theory and management effectiveness evaluations relate to MPA outcomes in Indonesia.
Completed a MSc in Marine Biology at James Cook University in 2018. Completed a minor project focusing on the social and ecological impacts of tourism within MPAs in Indonesia.
lucia palacios castillo
Completed a MSc in Marine Biology at James Cook University in 2018 completing a minor project on compliance in the Galapagos Marine Reserve.
Completed a MSc in Natural Resource Management at James Cook University in 2018. Completed a minor project exploring the relationship between revenue received by communities from tourism in protected areas and poaching in Africa.
Completed a MSc Marine Biology and Ecology at James Cook University in June 2018. Conducted a minor project to explore the environmental stewardship of coastal communities in the Great Barrier Reef region.
Completed MSc Marine Biology at James Cook University in June 2018. Conducted a minor project about the motivation and influences behind participation in sea turtle conservation.
Completed MSc Environmental Management at James Cook University in 2019. Conducted a minor project, systematically reviewing the benefits and trade-offs of livelihood options available for rural, small-scale fishing communities in the tropics.