Eve McDonald-Madden

Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences., CSIRO

Dr Eve McDonald-Madden is currently based at both The University of Queensland, Australia, and the CSIRO with the following positions:
- an Australian Research Council Research Fellow with the Centre for Excellence for Environmental Decisions at the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland
- a Postdoctoral Fellow with CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences.

Her current research projects are research on:
- adaptive management as a tool for managing threatened species in the face of climatic changes
- assisted migration as a tool for managing threatened species in the face of climatic changes
- the optimal management of multiple species using network theory
- optimal decision-making for when to gain information through monitoring
- the value of information.

Dr McDonald-Madden interested in developing a decision theory framework for evaluating the ecological and economic costs and benefits of adaptive management in conservation.

Dr McDonald-Madden is interested in developing a decision theory framework for evaluating the ecological and economic costs and benefits of adaptive management in conservation for threatened species management, invasive species control, land acquisition for reservation, zoning of conservation areas and most recently the role of assisted migration as a tool for conserving biodiversity in the face of climate change.

Experience

  • –present
    Postdoctoral Fellow, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
  • –present
    Australian Research Council Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Queensland

Education

  • 2008 
    University of Queensland, PhD (Integrative Biology)