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Dr Bronwyn Fancourt

Pest Animal Research Centre, Biosecurity Queensland, Dept of Agriculture and Fisheries

Bronwyn Fancourt is a wildlife ecologist with research interests in vertebrate pest control, predator interactions, and threatened species conservation and management.

Her PhD investigated the cause of decline of the endangered eastern quoll in Tasmania. This research involved extensive investigations into the impacts of climate change, disease and shifting predator dynamics against a background of ecological upheavel due to the ongoing decline of the Tasmanian devil.

Bronwyn is currently researching ways to improve feral cat management in eastern Australia, with a view to providing conservation benefits for a range of threatened species.