Professor of Ecology, University of Western Australia

Raphael Didham is Professor of Ecology in the School of Animal Biology at the University of Western Australia, with a joint research position at CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences. Professor Didham received his PhD from Imperial College of London in 1997 and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Delaware, USA, before holding a faculty position at the University of Canterbury, NZ, for 10 years. The goal of Professor Didham’s research is to quantify the synergistic effects of multiple drivers of global change on biodiversity and ecological resilience of remnant natural ecosystems within production landscapes, with a particular focus on conserving invertebrate biodiversity and maintaining natural pest control services.

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Ecology, University of Western Australia

Education

  • 1997 
    Imperial College London, PhD