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Researcher: Proft, KM (Ms Kirstin Proft)

Fields of Research

Genetics
Conservation and biodiversity
Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology)
Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy

Research Objectives

Terrestrial biodiversity
Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments
Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences
Other environmental management

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A triple threat: high population density, high foraging intensity and flexible habitat preferences explain high impact of feral cats on prey; Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Biological Sciences
Home range size scales to habitat amount and increasing fragmentation in a mobile woodland specialist; Ecology and Evolution
Isolation, marine transgression and translocation of the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus); Evolutionary Applications
Making the connection: expanding the role of restoration genetics in restoring and evaluating connectivity; Restoration Ecology
Molecular phylogenetics reveals a new species of Prostanthera from tropical Queensland with links to more southerly taxa; Telopea
The effects of weather variability on patterns of genetic diversity in Tasmanian bettongs; Molecular Ecology

Research Projects

Landscape and conservation genetics of Tasmanian bettongs; Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment (HWRE)

Research Candidate Supervision