DR DEBBIE BOWER

Debbie is a conservation biologist and restoration ecologist, specialising in wetland reptiles and amphibians. Find Debbie on Twitter @deborah_bower.

DR MANU SAUNDERS

Manu is an insect ecologist and expert in ecosystem services, specialising in plant-insect interactions. Find Manu on Twitter @ManuSaunders.

DR JOHN HUNTER

John is a renowned botanist and expert in upland wetlands on the Northern Tablelands.

Tessa stewart

Tessa is our project research assistant for Dynamic Lagoons. She has recently graduated with a Bachelor of Zoology from UNE, has a passion for reptiles and amphibians, and will be starting her Honours in November.


Our research partners

Associate PROFessor NAVJOT BHULLAR

UNE Psychology

Navjot is a behavioural scientist and researches in the area of environmental and community psychology. She uses behaviour science informed strategies for effective behaviour change and public engagement. Find Navjot on Twitter @DrNavjotBhullar.

Associate PROFessor WENDY BECK

UNE Archaeology

Wendy is an archaeologist with a research focus on indigenous archaeology and cultural heritage. She has worked extensively on the archaeology and environmental history of New England’s Upland Wetlands in collaboration with local Aboriginal people.

James brinkhoff

James is a remote sensing scientist, specialising in agricultural and environmental applications. Find James on Twitter @jamesbrinkhoff.

Our students

Gillian Backhouse

Gillian completed her Masters degree in Environmental Science and Management with the Dynamic Lagoons team in 2022. She is also an Australian Elite Triathlete.

Carmen Laidlaw

Gillian is currently completing her PhD with the Dynamic Lagoons team.