Megan Evans

Project Team Member
The University of Queensland

Megan Evans is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at The University of Queensland. Her research falls broadly within environmental policy, governance and economics, with a particular focus on how complex policy processes translate into environmental outcomes. 


Megan has worked and published on topics ranging from biodiversity offsetting, native vegetation policy, carbon markets and conservation planning, and is passionate about conducting interdisciplinary, impactful research in close consultation with colleagues working in government, non-government organisations and industry.

As part of the NESP TSR Hub, Megan is investigating cost effective and innovative biodiversity offsetting approaches for Australian threatened species.


Publications
Guidelines for estimating and evaluating species’ response to management
New South Wales Government
Learning from the outcomes of a nest box program
TSR Hub
Effective incentives for reforestation: lessons from Australia's carbon farming policies
Elsevier
An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers
Palgrave Macmillan
How much benefit do we get from ‘protection’? Guidance for biodiversity offsetting
TSR Hub
Estimating the benefits of offsetting: Expert elicitation
TSR Hub
The anatomy of a failed offset
Biological Conservation
The many meanings of no net loss in environmental policy
Nature Research
Better offsets for threatened species
TSR Hub
Guidance for deriving ‘Risk of Loss’ estimates when evaluating biodiversity offset proposals under the EPBC Act
Threatened Species Recovery Hub
Taming a Wicked Problem: Resolving Controversies in Biodiversity Offsetting
BioScience