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Dr Michelle Rafter is an evolutionary ecologist who research focuses on developing novel, safe and effective pest management solutions for problematic weeds and insects.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2013

    PhD Evolutionary Ecology
    The University of Queensland

Professional Experiences

  • 2016-current

    Adjunct Fellow
    The University of Queensland

  • 2012-2016

    Post-doctoral Fellow
    The University of Queensland


  • 2017-2019

    Control Tools and Technologies for Established Pest Animals and Weeds Programme

  • 2020-2023

    2019/20 MLA Annual Call

Community and Corporate Citizenship

  • 2017-current

    Member of the Diversity and Inclusion Committee for Health and Biosecurity

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