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Ursula Ellenberg

Honorary Lecturer, La Trobe University

Ecologist with keen interest and broad background in both terrestrial and marine systems. Research in human-wildlife interaction with an emphasis on ecophysiology, conservation biology, and wildlife management. Proficient in science communication to both professional and non-scientific audiences. Practice in undergraduate and graduate level academic teaching. More than 15 years of experience coordinating research and leading projects in Australia, New Zealand, Chile, Canada, Germany, and the Norwegian Arctic.


  • 2017–present
    Honorary Lecturer, La Trobe University
  • 2014–2017
    Lecturer, La Trobe University


  • 2010 
    University of Otago, PhD

Professional Memberships

  • Society of Conservation Biology (SCB)
  • Australasian Seabird Group (ASG)
  • New Zealand Ornithological Society (OSNZ)
  • New Zealand Ecological Society (NZES)
  • German Ornithologist Union (DOG)
  • New Zealand Marine Science Society (NZMSS)
  • Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (ANZSCPB)