Jodie L. Rummer

Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow, James Cook University

Dr. Jodie Rummer is an Associate Professor at the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University where she has had six consecutive years of competitive ARC fellowships. Jodie also received the highly prestigious UNESCO-L’Oréal Women in Science Fellowship for Australia and New Zealand, is a TEDx speaker, was named one of Australia’s top 5 scientists under 40 by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and Radio National, is an Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation, and Science (DIIS) Women in STEM ambassador, and has recently presented her work as a Planet Talk at WOMADelaide and as part of the World Science Festival in Brisbane. Dr. Rummer’s research combines marine biology and physiology to address issues important to conservation, namely the effects of climate change and other human-caused problems on fishes, sharks, and rays. Jodie also advocates for effective, accessible science communication, evidence-based decision-making, and diversity and equity in the STEM fields.

Experience

  • –present
    Associate Professor & Principal Research Fellow, James Cook University

Education

  • 2010 
    University of British Columbia, PhD