Meet our remarkable people

The Environmental Futures Research Institute has a diverse group of researchers, affiliates and professional staff. To find out more about our members’ individual research strengths and PhD supervision, follow the links to their Griffith Experts profiles.

Director

Professor Zhihong Xu

  • Biogeochemical cycles of carbon and nutrients
  • Climate change and food security
  • Forest Soils and ecosystem management
  • Global climate change and forest management
  • Soil and environmental chemistry
  • Stable isotope and nuclear magnetic resonance techniques
  • Sustainable landscape and food production
  • Tree nutrition and forest ecophysiology
  • Wood quality and chemistry

Deputy Director

Professor Huijun Zhao

  • Analytical chemistry
  • Nanomaterials science
  • Catalysts & Catalysis
  • Water resource management
  • Nature product Chemistry
  • Energy Storage and conservation

Deputy Director

Professor Darryl Jones

  • Urban ecology and wildlife management
  • Urbanisation and the way certain species are adapting to this process
  • Megapodes (mound-builders)
  • Corvids
  • Implications of garden bird feeding

Full members

Adjunct members

  • Dr Louise Ashton
  • Dr Edinur Hisham Atan
  • Dr Ido Bar
  • Dr Ian Stephen Edward Bally
  • Dr Sandra Berry
  • Ms Amy Blacker
  • Dr Heather Marie Bryan
  • Dr Jason Byrne
  • Dr Bryony Caswell
  • Professor Carla Catteral
  • Dr Mark Collard
  • Dr John Coulter
  • Mr Bob Coutts
  • Dr Sonya Clegg
  • Dr Eleanor Crosby
  • Professor Pat Dale
  • Dr Richard Donaghey
  • Professor Dick Drew
  • Dr Arthur Durband
  • Dr Mathieu Duval
  • Dr Peggy Eby
  • Mr Gudju Gudju Fourmile
  • Dr Amanda Freeman
  • Prof Hossein Ghadiri
  • Dr Ruma Ghosh
  • Dr Susan Gould
  • Dr Ronda Green
  • Professor Rainer Grun
  • Prof Russell Haines
  • Dr Willow Hallgren
  • Dr Jizheng He
  • Prof Barbara Holland
  • Dr Enqing Hou
  • Dr Kees Hulsman
  • Ms Paula Ibell
  • Prof Chris Johnson
  • Dr John Kanowski
  • Dr Ali Karami Varnamkhasti
  • Dr Aila Keto
  • Professor Roger Kitching
  • Dr Jon Knight
  • Dr Lai Chao
  • Dr Peter Lindsey
  • Ms Jenny Lynch
  • Prof Judith Masters
  • Dr Sarah Maunsell
  • Dr Bennet McComish
  • Dr William McDonald
  • Dr Catherine Moran
  • Dr Akihiro Nakamura
  • Dr Matthew Parks
  • Dr Ian Richard Philips
  • Dr Raina Plowright
  • Dr Bernard Powell
  • Dr Gareth Price
  • Dr Kent Redford
  • Dr Frederique Reverchon
  • Professor Roy Rickson
  • Dr Denis John Rodgers
  • Dr Sankar Subramanian
  • Dr Ryo Sekine
  • Prof Bing So
  • Dr Nicolas Spilmont
  • Professor Nigel Stork
  • Professor Zhiyong Tang
  • Dr Anand Tuluram
  • Prof Dan Wang
  • A/Prof Weijin Wang
  • Prof Stephen Webb
  • Dr Eske Willerslev
  • Dr Graham Wise
  • Dr Chengyuan Xu
  • Prof Huagui Yang
  • Prof Haimin Zhang
  • Dr Yaling Zhang

Visiting researchers

  • Rongxiao Che
  • Zhiliang Cheng
  • Jiancai Deng
  • Li Fu
  • Ms Qi Jiang
  • Devin Jones
  • Maria Ribas
  • Maria Puig Ribas
  • Ruiz Aravena Manuel
  • David Salles
  • Sabrina Shu
  • Iman Tahmasbian
  • Waicheng Thang
  • Dan Xiao
  • Ms Yan Xu
  • Juan Zhang
  • Weiping Zhang
  • Qingzhou Zhao
  • Xiaole Zhao

Research staff

  • Mr Shaun Adams
  • Dr Munkhbayar Batmunkh
  • Dr Yuhai Dou
  • Dr Kiacia Fan
  • Dr William Feeney
  • Dr Marta Gallart
  • Dr Chat Kanchana-Udomkan
  • Dr Heather Keith
  • Dr Douglas Kerlin
  • Dr Samual Mackay
  • Dr Esther Onyango
  • Dr Gary Palmer
  • Dr Prabhakaran Sambasivam
  • Dr Ge Shi
  • Dr Eloise Stephenson
  • Dr Sally Wasef
  • Dr Jacinta Zalucki

Research Higher Degree Students

  • David Oluwatobi Adekoya
  • Victor Akpe
  • Yasir HAMAD H Alsaedi
  • Palupi Anggraeni
  • Robert George Appleby
  • Marcus Arnold
  • Rafaela Barbosa de Andrade Aragao
  • Pauline Basilia
  • James Reginald Baxter
  • Pragya Bhatt
  • Tek Raj Bhatt
  • Marzia Bilkiss
  • Abigail Brown
  • Carly Campbell
  • Chris Cannizzaro
  • Maria Valeria Casa
  • Montannia Chabau-Gibson
  • Hao Chen
  • Linhai Cheng
  • Naveen Kumar Chintala Ramulu
  • Jasmine Rose Connell
  • Justin Cormick
  • Reece Brendan Courtney
  • Greta Dalle Luche
  • Anushika De Silva
  • Cathryn Elizabeth Dexter
  • Mengyang Dong
  • Brad Dreis
  • Tessa Dux
  • Kazbek Dyussembayev
  • Emily Kate Flower
  • Huai Qin Fu
  • Claire Gely
  • Andrew Peter Ghaiyed
  • Jasmin Gross
  • Felicia Haase
  • Niall Hammond
  • Nimanie Hapuarachchi
  • Kelin He
  • Luke Hencz
  • Danielle Hill
  • Hiu Wai Ho
  • Darren Christopher Holland
  • Md. Hafiz Hosen
  • Guohualing Huang
  • Zimo Huang
  • Sadegh Imani Yengejeh
  • Malaika Ingram
  • Shuaiyu Jiang
  • Christopher Johnson
  • Jian Kang
  • Seyedeh Alieh Kazemi
  • Maree Kerr
  • Gugulethu Khumalo
  • Edith Kichamu
  • Guy Kleks
  • Michal Krawczyk
  • Kumar Manoharan
  • Nathan Robert Laurent
  • Heera Lee
  • Paula-Marie Lewis
  • Linfeng Li
  • Han Yeu Ling
  • Michael Ling
  • Michael Pek-Sing
  • Junxian Liu
  • Tengjiao Liu
  • Tamika Joyce Lunn
  • Jingjing Mai
  • Joy Rumbidzai Mangachena
  • Matthew Mangan
  • Eva Martellotta
  • Raphael Mayaud
  • David Paul McGahan
  • Kalara McGregor
  • Joe Meikle
  • Melinda Rose Mitchell
  • Shweta Murhekar
  • Maggie Muurmans
  • Purevlkham Myagmarsereejid
  • Ashrafun Nessa
  • Kimberlee Johanna Newman
  • Thi Thuy Duong Nguyen
  • Patrick Norman
  • Mone Nouansyvong
  • Negar Omidvar
  • Jackson Owens
  • Yinika Perston
  • Joshua David Porter
  • Shangshu Qian
  • Lucy Margaret Jane Ransome
  • Jagadish Chandra Roy
  • Thais Sasso Lopes
  • Khwankhao Sinhaseni
  • Holly Ellen Smith
  • Marisa Jane Stone
  • Zhong Su
  • Amal Succarie
  • Weiling Sun
  • Li Tang
  • Sabah Taresh
  • Tamara Kirsten Taylor
  • Vanessa Teles da Mota
  • Victoria Katherine Thomson
  • Yuhui Tian
  • John van Osta
  • Julia Laura van Velden
  • Brodie Verrall
  • Tanja Melissa Voser
  • Dianjie Wang
  • Fang Wang
  • Samantha Webster
  • Jessica White
  • Douglas George Williams
  • Veronica Magdalene Winnett
  • ZhenZhen Wu
  • Chao Xing
  • Yan Xu
  • Yiming Xu
  • Ding Yuan
  • Yubai Zhang
  • Dou Yang Zhao
  • Ming Zhou
  • Ziwei Zhou
  • Yuxuan Zhu
  • Yu Zou
  • Meng Zu

Administrative staff

  • Dian Riseley
  • Christina Perry
  • Isaac Knights

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