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Principal Research Scientist, CSIRO

Dr Bruce Webber is a Principal Research Scientist at CSIRO and an Adjunct Associate Professor in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Western Australia.

Dr Webber’s work focuses on the impacts of global environmental change on community ecology and the role of plant-ecosystem interactions in shaping community composition. He leads projects that translate novel research findings into improved management solutions to address the biggest challenges at the nexus of landscape change, species invasions and native species resilience.


  • 2011–present
    Research Scientist, CSIRO
  • 2009–present
    Adjunct Associate Professor, The University of Western Australia
  • 2009–2011
    Postdoctoral Research Scientist, CSIRO
  • 2006–2008
    Marie Curie Postdoctoral Fellow, Centre d'Ecologie Fonctionnelle et Evolutive, CNRS
  • 2005–2006
    Visiting Research Fellow, The University of East Anglia


    The University of Melbourne, PhD
    The University of Melbourne, BSc (Hons I)

Research Areas

  • Invasive Species Ecology (050103)
  • Climate Change Processes (040104)
  • Plant Biology Not Elsewhere Classified (060799)
  • Conservation And Biodiversity (050202)
  • Plant Biology (0607)
  • Global Change Biology (069902)
  • Plant Systematics And Taxonomy (060310)