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
  • Approved topic

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 Sandra Berry
  • Dr Amy Blacker
  • Dr Jason Byrne
  • Dr Sonya Clegg
  • Dr John Coulter
  • Mr Bob Coutts
  • Dr Richard Donaghey
  • Dr Peggy Eby
  • Dr Amanda Freeman
  • Dr Ronda Green
  • Dr Ruma Ghosh
  • Prof Hossein Ghadiri
  • Dr Willow Hallgren
  • Dr Shahla Hosseini Bai
  • Prof Russell Haines
  • Dr Kees Hulsman
  • Dr Paula Ibell
  • Prof Chris Johnson
  • Dr John Kanowski
  • Dr Adrian Karami Varnamkhasti
  • Dr Aila Keto
  • Dr Jon Knight
  • Dr Peter Lindsey
  • Prof Judith Masters
  • Dr Sarah Maunsell
  • Dr Catherine Moran
  • Dr Aki Nakamura
  • Dr Richard Noske
  • Dr Matthew Parks
  • Dr Gareth Price
  • Dr Kent Redford
  • Dr Frederique Reverchon
  • Dr Denis Rodgers
  • Prof Bing So
  • Dr Sankar Subramanian
  • Dr Zhiyong Tang
  • Dr Anand Tuluram
  • A/Prof Weijin Wang
  • Prof Stephen Webb
  • Dr Graham Wise
  • Dr Chengyuan Xu
  • Prof Huagui Yang
  • Prof Haimin Zhang

Visiting researchers

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

Research staff

  • Mr Shaun Adams
  • Dr Ido Bar
  • Dr Shan Chen
  • Mr Liam Chirio
  • Dr Yuhai Dou
  • Dr William Feeney
  • Dr Laura Grogan
  • Dr Chat Kanchana-Udomkan
  • Dr Heather Keith
  • Dr Douglas Kerlin
  • Dr Mai Nantawan
  • Dr Esther Onyango
  • Dr Gary Palmer
  • Dr Alex Quinn
  • Dr Prabhakaran Sambasivam
  • Dr Ryo Sekine
  • Dr Ge Shi
  • Ms Rachael Smethurst
  • Ms Mandy Todd
  • Dr Sally Wasef
  • Dr Lei Zhang
  • Dr Kun Zhao

Administrative staff

  • Dian Riseley
  • Christina Perry
  • Isaac Knights

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