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Prof

Alan York

Professor (Landscape Biodiversity)
Bushfire
Insect Ecology
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
environmental sciences & ecology
ecology
forestry
biodiversity
biodiversity conservation
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Prof

Alan York

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Fire Ecology
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Prof

Alan York

 

Alan leads the Fire Ecology and Biodiversity research program within the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences at the University of Melbourne. His research group, based at Creswick, is currently investigating how fire causes patterns in the landscape, and how plants and animals respond to these patterns.

They are researching how land managers might use planned fire to develop mosaics of post-fire age classes in space and time, and how biodiversity responds to these mosaics. Alan has been involved in applied fire ecology research for over 30 years; working primarily in universities and State research agencies in NSW and Victoria. His research interests are varied, but he has a particular interest in the ecology and conservation of insects and other invertebrates, and their roles in nutrient cycling and ecosystem function.

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Research Contracts


9

Research Grant


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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2017

2017 Nancy Millis Science in Parks Award

Parks Victoria

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Credentials

Positions


Professor (Landscape Biodiversity)

Ecosystem And Forest Sciences

Member Of The Advisory Board And Trust Public Fund

Advisory Board, Conservation Ecology Centre

Ordinary Member

Association for Fire Ecology

Ordinary Member

Royal Zoological Society of NSW

Ordinary Member

Ecological Society of Australia

Education


Doctor of Philosophy (Zoology)

University of New South Wales

Bachelor of Science with Honours in Zoology

University of New South Wales