Julia White

PhD Candidate – Department of Resource Management and Geography, University of Melbourne
e. j.white6@pgrad.unimelb.edu.au
p. (03) 8344 0631

Julia is currently undertaking a Phd in the Department of Resource Management and Geography at the University of Melbourne. In 2006, Julia completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours in Biology (Freshwater Ecology) at Monash University. Her undergraduate thesis assessed the relative influences of catchment urbanization and riparian shading on periphytic algal growth and composition. Julia has since had experience working as an ecological consultant for the Arthur Rylah Institute for Environmental Research, which included working towards the Murray-Darling Basin Commission Native Fish Strategy.

Julia is involved in the Centre for Water Sensitive Cities through her PhD research (Assessing the Influence of Local and Reach Scale Factors on Macroinvertebrate Communities in Streams Affected by Catchment Urbanisation), which links into two different areas: