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Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Inter-disciplinary Conservation (ICON) Science Research Group, RMIT University

Alex has a background in law and environmental science, and has previously worked in various policy roles for the Commonwealth and Victorian Governments. Alex has recently completed his PhD which explored how the strategic use of message framing can enhance conservation messages. This applied principles from various social science disciplines, including economics, psychology and communication to craft more effective biodiversity conservation messages.


  • 2017–present
    Postdoctoral research fellow, RMIT University


  • 2017 
    RMIT university, PhD
  • 2005 
    Adelaide University, Bachelor of Laws (with Honours)
  • 2002 
    Flinders University, Bachelor of Environmental Science (Honours)


  • 2016
    Framing the private land conservation conversation: Strategic framing of the benefits of conservation participation could increase landholder engagement, Environmental Science & Policy