Dr Brett Murphy

Project Leader
Charles Darwin University

Brett Murphy is a Senior Research Fellow in the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods at Charles Darwin University. Brett is a fire ecologist with a particular interest in the tropics.

His research broadly focuses on how fire has shaped and maintains the biota of tropical savanna landscapes, and how contemporary fire regimes can best be managed for biodiversity conservation, especially in relation to declining small mammals and fire-sensitive vegetation communities.