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Dr Helen Murphy

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Dr Murphy joined CSIRO in May 2005 as a Weeds Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) Postdoctoral Fellow after completing her doctoral research in Canada.

Dr Murphy’s research interests include the broad spatial and temporal scale patterns and processes driving species distributions and dynamics, including invasive species. Her work aims to inform land-managers and policy makers on pro-active and strategic approaches to maximise ecosystem function in modified landscapes while considering ongoing global change.

Academic Qualifications

  • 1996

    Bachelor of Applied Science
    James Cook University

  • 2001

    Master of Legal Studies (Environmental Law)
    Australian National University

  • 2005

    PhD (Biology)
    University of Windsor, Canada

Professional Experiences

  • 1996-1997

    Research Assistant
    Australian National University

  • 1997-2000

    Environmental Scientist
    Sinclair Knight Merz, Australia

  • 2001-2005

    Tutor, Lab Instructor
    University of Windsor, Canada

  • 2005-2007

    Post-Doctoral Fellow
    CSIRO, Atherton

  • 2007-Current

    Research Scientist
    CSIRO, Atherton


We have publications by Dr Helen Murphy
For more publications, please see Researcher ID: G-5718-2010