Awards & prizes

Jill Lansdberg Trust Fund Scholarship - past winners

2019 Darcy Watchorn (Deakin University)

For his project 'Conserving threatened mammals in the face of fire and predation'

2018 Ellen Ryan-Colton (Charles Darwin University)

For her project 'Does Buffel Grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) invasion impact plant-animal interactions in an arid system?'

2017 Al Healy (The University of Queensland)

For his project 'Water availability and vegetation communities in Queensland's arid zones: Mapping subtle but critical changes across time and space'

2016 Samantha McCann (The University of Sydney)

For her project: 'Using chemical cues to control invasive cane toads (Rhinella marina) in Australia'

2015 Ryan Pearson(Griffith University)

For his project: 'Solving migratory mysteries: can the shell chemistry of commensal barnacles reveal the migratory origin of endangered loggerhead turtles?'

2014 Daniel Bateman (Macquarie University)

For his PhD project: 'Predator vs. facilitator: trophic impact of the invasive European shore crab, Carcinus maenas, in southeast Australian estuaries'

2013 Jorge Ramos Castillejos (University of Tasmania)

For his PhD project: 'Life history and population dynamics of range extending Octopus tetricus in south-eastern Australia'

2012 Kate Stevens (Deakin University) and Amanda Edworthy (ANU)

For Kate's PhD project: 'Ecology and Biology of the Grey-crowned Babbler (Pomatostomus temporalis)'

For Amanda's PhD project: 'Ecology and conservation of endangered Forty-spotted Pardalotes'

2011 Dejan Stojanovic (ANU)

For his PhD project: 'Life history, spatial ecology and population viability of the migratory swift parrot'

2010  Clay Trauernicht (University of Tasmania)

For his PhD project: 'The utility of Callitris intratropica as an indicator of ecological integrity on the Arnhem plateau'

2009 Amy Davidson (ANU)

For her PhD project: 'The role of phenotypic plasticity in plant invasions and its implications for biodiversity under climate change'

2008 Caragh Threlfall (UNSW Sydney)

Caragh's PhD topic:  'Insectivorous bats in the Sydney Region: urban ecology of an over-looked fauna' 

2007  Bryony Horton (University of Tasmania)

Bryony's PhD topic:  'Fire management and tree decline: mycorrhizal indicatos of declining forest health'