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Mighty macrophytes: Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

Common reed (Phragmites australis) and bulrush (Typha domingensis) inhabit freshwater and brackish ecosystems across southern Australia.

While native, their abundance has increased greatly encroaching into the habitat of other species.

We invite honours students to work with us on research into the drivers and the consequences of their expansion to help improve management strategies.

Ecology & management of common reed & bulrush

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Terrestrial plant ecologist Jose Facelli


Associate Professor José (Jope) Facelli

Co-supervisors: Dr Evelina Facelli | Dr Jasmin Packer | Dr John Goodfellow | Dr Rob Cirocco

Research area: Terrestrial plant ecology

Recommended honours enrolment: Honours in Ecology and Environmental Science

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Competition: Young Scientist of the Year

How do we feed the world’s growing population? How do we save our wildlife from extinction? Got an idea that will build a brighter, greener world?

Australian high school students are invited to submit a short video about one of Australia’s big science challenges.

Video competition