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Katherine Selwood

Threatened Species Biologist, Wildlife Conservation & Science, Zoos Victoria and Honorary Research Fellow, Biosciences, The University of Melbourne

Dr Katherine Selwood is a Threatened Species Biologist in the Wildlife Conservation & Science department at Zoos Victoria, where her role focuses on threatened bird conservation. Katherine is also an Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Melbourne. Her research interests include the understanding the effects of climatic disturbances and environmental change on biodiversity (especially birds), and developing strategies to protect and recover species from these threats.


  • –present
    Threatened Species Biologist, Zoos Victoria
  • –present
    Honorary Research Fellow, University of Melbourne


  • 2017 
    Monash University, PhD
  • 2007 
    Monash University, BEnvSc(Hons)