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Senior research scientist, Western Australian Museum

Nerida Wilson studies the evolution and systematics of marine invertebrates using morphology and genetics.

She received her B.Sc from University of Melbourne, and B.Sc. (Hons.) and PhD at University of Queensland (2004). She had a brief sojourn at the University of Adelaide and South Australian Museum, and then moved to the USA to pursue postdoctoral work at Auburn University (Alabama), and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (San Diego). She returned to Australia in 2010 to the Australian Museum as a Senior Research Scientist, and in 2014 moved to the Western Australian Museum.


  • 2014–2017
    Senior Research Scientist, Western Australian Museum
  • 2010–2013
    Senior Research Scientist, Australian Museum