The core purpose of the Institute for Applied Ecology is to undertake high quality research that improves our understanding of the environment to enhance decision-making for natural resource management and sustainable development.
PhD candidate Rajani Jagtap, the recipient of the Best Student Research Presentation Award in Risk Assessment and Environmental Monitoring, discusses her findings towards measuring mercury and selenium species in sediments and fish.
UC research informs A.C.T catchment fire management practice
A recently published paper by University of Canberra researchers has provided new insights into factors influencing fire recovery of the Lower Cotter River Catchment, part of the main water supply catchment for the A.C.T.
The core purpose of the Institute for Applied Ecology is to undertake high quality research which improves our understanding of the environment to enhance decision making in natural resource management and sustainable development.
Our researchers undertake science that enhances our understanding of the natural world. Discover the wide array of research undertaken from molecular to ecosystem science in the fields of conservation ecology, ecochemistry and toxicology, genetics and genomics and water science.