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Dr

Amy Hahs

Senior Lecturer In Urban Horticulture
Urban Planning; Landscape Architecture
science & technology
life sciences & biomedicine
environmental sciences & ecology
ecology
biodiversity
urbanization
conservation
biodiversity conservation
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Dr

Amy Hahs

 
Division
Science
 
Primary Interest
Urban Ecology; Remote sensing; Geographic Information Systems (GIS); Biodiversity; Vegetation; Landscape Ecology; Comparative Analysis
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Dr

Amy Hahs

 

Amy Hahs is an urban ecologist with an established research career investigating how urban landscapes impact the local ecology. Since 1999, Amy has written and co-authored over 100 academic articles and delivered more than 70 talks, lectures and interviews to Australian and international audiences.

Standing as a highly-valued leader in urban ecology research and biodiversity planning, Amy regularly co-organises scientific conferences and workshops for academic and professional participants from around the world. Amy also holds honorary and advisory positions on several scientific boards, and reviews research papers for over 15 specialist journals in the fields of urban ecology, biodiversity, conservation and environment.In her previous role as Director of the specialist consultancy Urban Ecology in Action, Amy worked on a diverse range of building projects to develop green, healthy cities and towns, and conserve resilient ecosystems where we live and work. These projects included providing urban ecology advice to state and local governments, industry, businesses and other organisations to help identify innovative and practical actions that sympathetically integrates biodiversity into urban landscapes.Amy is part of the Green Infrastructure Research Group (www.thegirg.org) in the School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences.

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Honours, Awards and Fellowships

2001

Ecological Society of Australia Student Travel Grant

Ecological Society of Australia

2000

American Meteorological Society Student Travel Grant

American Meteorological Society

2000

John S Turner Postgraduate Scholarship

School of Botany, The University of Melbourne

2000

School of Botany Postgraduate Student Travel Award

School of Botany, The University of Melbourne

2000

Melbourne Abroad Scholarship Scheme for Postgraduates

The University of Melbourne

1999

Australian Postgraduate Award (with Stipend)

The University of Melbourne

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Awards

Credentials

Positions


Senior Lecturer In Urban Horticulture

Ecosystem And Forest Sciences

General Member

International Association of Landscape Ecology

General Member

British Ecological Society

Student Member

American Meteorological Society

Newsletter Editor

International Association of Landscape Ecology- Australasian Chapter

General Member

Ecological Society of Australia

Student Member

Field Naturalists Club of Victoria

Education


Doctor of Philosophy

University of Melbourne

Bachelor of Science (Degree with Honours)

University of Melbourne