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Jodie completed her PhD at James Cook University in 2020. In her multidisciplinary PhD, Jodie used biophysical models, informed by field observations and laboratory experiments, to investigate the population structures of Cubozoan jellyfish. Jodie has also researched how biophysical interactions can shape the population structures of reef fish and seagrasses, and how the benthic and pelagic domains on coral reefs are dynamically linked.

Jodie joined CSIRO in 2022 as a CERC Postdoctoral Fellow. During her fellowship she will develop a dynamically downscaled climate to ocean future projection of the physical conditions on the Great Barrier Reef. The projection will be applied to answer pertinent questions relevant to the management of the Great Barrier Reef.

Academic Qualifications

  • 2020

    James Cook University

  • 2014

    BSc (Hons)
    James Cook University

Current Roles

  • CERC Postdoctoral Fellow
    Dynamic climate to ocean downscaling of the GBR system

Professional Experiences

  • 2020-2021

    Postdoctoral Research Fellow
    Research Hub for Coral Reef Ecosystem Functions, James Cook University

  • 2018-2020

    Research Assistant
    ARC Centre of Excellent for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University