Prof Jenny Davis

School of Biological Sciences, Monash University
(03) 9905 1063

Jenny is a Professor in Freshwater Ecology within Monash University’s School of Biological Sciences.  Her research in wetland and stream ecology, includes community ecology, bioassessment and biomonitoring, ecosystem resilience, non-linear dynamics, and the impacts of multiple stressors on urban and agricultural wetlands. She has worked on aquatic ecosystems in Victoria, Western Australia, Tasmania, central Australia, and Sarawak. Together with various co-authors, Jenny has published over 170 works and supervised 75 Hons and postgraduate students.  She received the Vice-Chancellors Award for Excellence in Postgraduate Supervision at Murdoch University in 2004 and was awarded the Limnology Medal by the Australian Society for Limnology in 2006. Jenny is a member of the Editorial Board of Freshwater Biology, a member of INTECOL’s International Wetlands Conference Organising Committee, the Chair of the ABRS Research Sub-Committee, and an independent scientist on the National Water Commission Framework for Assessing River and Wetland Health (FARWH) Steering Committee

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