Director - Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management, University of Wollongong

Andy Davis has a long held interest in human impacts on marine systems and is currently Director of the Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management at The University of Wollongong. He has participated in several deepwater submersible cruises to the Bahamas, diving to 1000m in the Johnson Sea Link submersible in association with the Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute, Florida. He has also received research support from the oil and gas industry as part of the southeastern Asian SERPENT team, a group of scientists from a consortium of Universities, to sample and explore deep sea environments on Australia’s northwest shelf using ROV (Remotely Operated Vehicle) technology.

Experience

  • –present
    Director - Institute for Conservation Biology and Environmental Management, University of Wollongong
  • 2006–2006
    Distinguished Visiting Scholar, University of Canberra
  • 1993–2000
    Senior Lecturer in Biology, University of Wollongong

Education

  • 1987 
    University of Adelaide, PhD (Zoology)