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Researcher: Flies, E (Dr Emily Flies)

Fields of Research

Environmental and Occupational Health and Safety
Conservation and Biodiversity
Medical Biotechnology Diagnostics (incl. Biosensors)
Land Use and Environmental Planning
Microbial Ecology
Urban and Regional Planning
Animal Immunology
Ecological Impacts of Climate Change
Decision Support and Group Support Systems
Community Ecology
Natural Resource Management
Global Change Biology
Infectious Diseases
Cellular Immunology
Health Promotion
Infectious Agents
Medical Microbiology
Veterinary Immunology
Environmental Management
Public Health and Health Services

Research Objectives

Environmental Health
Infectious Diseases
Urban and Industrial Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Immune System and Allergy
Ecosystem Assessment and Management of Farmland, Arable Cropland and Permanent Cropland Environments
Information and Communication Services
Public Health (excl. Specific Population Health)
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of environments
Health Status (e.g. Indicators of Well-Being)
Urban and Industrial Air Quality
Air Quality
Expanding Knowledge in the Biological Sciences
Disease Distribution and Transmission (incl. Surveillance and Response)
Urban and Industrial Land Management
Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity at Regional or Larger Scales

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in American robins and gray catbirds: an assessment of reservoir competence and disease in captive wildlife; Journal of Medical Entomology
An oral bait vaccination approach for the Tasmanian devil facial tumor diseases; Expert Review of Vaccines
Another emerging mosquito-borne disease? Endemic Ross River Virus transmission in the absence of marsupial reservoirs; Bioscience
Astro-ecology? Shifting the interdisciplinary collaboration paradigm; Ecology and Evolution
Biodiverse green space: a prescription for global urban health; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
Cities, biodiversity and health: we need healthy urban microbiome initiatives; Cities & Health
Converting mosquito surveillance to arbovirus surveillance with honey-baited nucleic acid preservation cards; Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases
Ecology and epidemiology of Ross River virus in South Australia
Explainer: what are antibodies and why are viruses like dengue worse the second time?
Forecasting future global food demand: A systematic review and meta-analysis of model complexity; Environment International
How a new test is revolutionising what we know about viruses in our midst
How Australian wildlife spread and suppress Ross River virus
Improving public health intervention for mosquito-borne disease: the value of geovisualization using source of infection and LandScan data; Epidemiology and Infection
Managing Urban Landscapes for Biodiversity Conservation and Human Health
Mosquito communities with trap height and urban-rural gradient in Adelaide, South Australia: implications for disease vector surveillance; Journal of Vector Ecology
Regional comparison of mosquito bloodmeals in South Australia: implications for Ross River virus ecology; Journal of Medical Entomology
Review of 'Impacts of Climate Change on Allergens and Allergic Diseases. Editor PJ Beggs. Cambridge University Press. ISBN: 978-1-107-04893-5. 2016'
Ross River virus and the necessity of multi-scale, eco-epidemiological analyses; The Journal of Infectious Disease
Socioecological predictors of immune defences in wild spotted hyenas; Functional Ecology
The impact of green space and biodiversity on health: synthesis and systematic review; Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment
Urban-associated diseases: candidate diseases, environmental risk factors, and a path forward; Environment International

Research Projects

Anthropogenic impacts on environmental microbiomes; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Healthy Future Environments and People; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Human health and the aerial microbiome: uncovering interactions across Australia; University of Tasmania (UTAS)
Microbiomes in Tasmania: questions, collaboration and connection with industry; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision