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Research Giant Presentation: How we get Environmental Conservation Wrong, and What we can do About it

Presented by Professor Graham Kerley, Nelson Mandela University, South Africa

Date: 11 September 2019
Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Venue: Toowoomba - Y103 (TV Studio), or via Zoom Webinar
Contact: For more information, please contact Benjamin Allen.
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Professor Graham Kerley is a globally respected wildlife conservation scientist from Nelson Mandela University, in South Africa. He has a broad disciplinary background, and has published and collaborated extensively with researchers from several continents. Since 1983 he has published over 200 articles, supervised dozens of RHD students, received numerous awards, and served on several government and non-government conservation committees. His work extends across many wildlife species and disciplines, and he has been largely responsible for setting national research and conservation priorities and agendas in South Africa over many years. His most notable work has included the ecology and best-practice management of elephants and livestock predators, and also the formation and expansion of an ecologically-sustainable national conservation reserve system for South Africa. He maintains strong links with researchers at USQ and other research institutions across the world.