Evelyn Chia

Evelyn Chia

Email ekchi@deakin.edu.au
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Campus Burwood
Supervisor Euan Ritchie

Thesis title
Large fire, landscape heterogeneity and the distribution and abundance of mammals in fire prone landscapes
(This is a collaborative project between Deakin and La Trobe Universities. For more information click here).

Research interests
1. Fire and Landscape Ecology
2. Wildlife Ecology
3. Conservation Biology
4. Human Dimensions and Wildlife

Biodiversity Officer. Biodiversity Conservation Office, Guangxi, China
Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development (AUSAID)
Field Officer, Department for Environment and Heritage (SA Government)
Project Officer and Fauna Ecologist. Lesryk Environmental Consultants, Sydney
Bachelor of Science (Environmental) (1st Class Honours). University of Sydney

Key publications
Robinson, N.M., Leonard, S.W.J., Ritchie, E.G., Bassett, M., Chia, E.K., Buckingham, S., Gibb, H., Bennett, A.F. and Clarke, M.F. (2013). “Refuges for fauna in fire-prone landscapes: their ecological function and importance.” Journal of Applied Ecology early online publication.

Chia, E.K. (2001). Patterns of habitat selection by the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus) in a regenerating Eucalyptus woodland. School of Biological Sciences, Sydney, University of Sydney. Honours Thesis.