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Assoc Prof Salit Kark

The University of Queensland

Salit Kark is an Associate Professor of Conservation Science and Ecology and an ARC Future Fellow at The University of Queensland, Australia.

Her research focuses on understanding the patterns and processes shaping biodiversity of native and invasive species and their implications for conservation and environmental decisions in a changing world. She works on ecological gradients and conservation prioritisation across terrestrial, freshwater and marine systems.

Salit is also interested in enhancing the links between scientists, practitioners, managers, policy makers and other stakeholders towards better science-based conservation and environmental decisions. Her group’s research crosses multiple spatial scales, from global and continental to local.