David Lindenmayer is a Research Professor at the Fenner School of Environment and Society at The Australian National University. He currently runs seven large-scale, long-term research programs in south-eastern Australia, primarily associated with developing ways to conserve biodiversity in reserves, national parks, wood production forests, plantations, and on farm land. He believes his greatest achievement has been helping more than 50 students complete their post-graduate PhD or MSc degrees.
David has written more than 960 scientific articles, including over 550 papers in peer-reviewed international journals. He has also authored 38 books on forest ecology and management, forest and woodland biodiversity, conservation in agricultural landscapes, the ecology and management of fire, conservation science and natural resource management. He is a member of the Australian Academy of Science and the New York Academy of Sciences, winner of the Eureka Prize (twice), Whitley Award (six times), the Australian Natural History Medal, and the Serventy Medal for Ornithology. He was awarded a prestigious 5-year Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship in 2013 and an Order of Australia in 2014.
While the demands of his role keep David at The Australian National University in Canberra, he enjoys participating in field work with the team when his schedule permits.
If you would like more information on David’s publications, research interests and areas of expertise please visit his Australian National University profile here.