Institute for Conservation Biology & Environmental Management


The Institute for Conservation Biology and Law was formed in 2001 and changed its name to the Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management in 2010. The institute is one of the University's major research strengths. It is unique in combining expertise in Conservation Law and Policy with strong research in Evolutionary and Environmental Biology.

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Our Aims

  • To conduct world-class research concerning the biology, conservation and management of Australia's native biota.
  • To train high quality Postgraduate and Hons students to be highly competent researchers in this area. Please see individual web pages for potential projects. 
  • To foster interdisciplinary research and research training, linking science with law, policy and management.
  • To interact with other scientists as well as managers and policy personnel to achieve effective conservation of the Australian biota. Staff are always interested in research collaborations and consultancies. Please see individual web pages. 



ICBEM seminar series - Autumn 2013