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Christopher Daniels

Adjunct Professor of Biology, University of South Australia

Chris Daniels is Adunct Professor of Biology at the University of South Australia and Adjunct Professor of Zoology at the University of Adelaide.
He is also Chair of the Green Adelaide Landscape Board within the South Australian Department for Environment and Water.
Chris has been a prolific scientist and author, having written or edited nine books and one DVD and contributed to more than 170 scientific publications. He has been published on issues regarding the natural and built environments, and has an abiding interest in reptiles, particularly lizards.
An award-winning science communicator, he is a regular guest on 891 ABC Radio, and has written for many popular press publishers, on a range of science and environmental topics.


  • 2020–present
    Chair, Green Adelaide Landscape Board
  • 2018–present
    Adjunct professor, University of Adelaide
  • 2020–present
    Adjunct professor, University of South Australia


  • 1984 
    University of New England, PhD Zoology
  • 1981 
    University of Adelaide, Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Zoology and Physiology