Jessica Rowland

Jessica Rowland

Email jrowlan@deakin.edu.au
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Campus Burwood
Supervisor Emily Nicholson
Lucie Bland (University of Melbourne)

Thesis title
Evaluating indicators of ecosystem degradation for effective conservation of biodiversity

Research interests
1. Indicators of ecosystem condition
2. Conservation of biodiversity
3. IUCN Red List of Ecosystems
4. Ecophysiology and thermal suitability of habitat

Career
2016 – Present: PhD, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Centre for Integrative Ecology, Deakin University

2015: Teaching assistant in practical classes for undergraduate subject Genetics and the Evolution of Life, University of Melbourne

2014 – 2016: Teaching assistant in practical classes for undergraduate subject Australian Wildlife Biology, University of Melbourne

2014 – 2015: MSc (Zoology) First Class Honours, School of BioSciences, University of Melbourne

2013 – 2014: Research internship on bearded dragons, Laboratory of Dr Devi Stuart-Fox, University of Melbourne

2011 – 2013: BSc, University of Melbourne

Key publications
Griffiths, S.R., Rowland, J.A., Briscoe, N.J., Lentini, P.E., Handasyde, K.A., Lumsden, L.F. and Robert, K.A. (2016) Surface reflectance drives daytime temperature profiles in nest-boxes and determines their thermal suitability for target taxa. In review.

Rowland, J.A. (2015) Some (don’t) like it hot: the differing thermal suitability of nest-boxes and tree-hollows for arboreal marsupials. Masters thesis. University of Melbourne, Parkville.

Rowland, J.A. (2015) What’s in a colour? Thermal reflectance drives daytime cavity temperature regimes in nest-boxes. Masters thesis. University of Melbourne, Parkville.

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Twitter: @Jess_A_Rowland