Dr Ayesha Tulloch

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Faculty of Science,
School of Biology & Environmental Science

Personal details


Future Fellow
Faculty of Science,
School of Biology & Environmental Science


Decision Science, Socio-ecological Systems, Biodiversity Conservation, People and Nature, Human Well-being, Environmental Monitoring


Environmental Science and Management, Agriculture, Land and Farm Management, Ecological Applications

Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


  • Doctor of Philsophy (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships and associations

  • University of Sydney - Honorary Associate
  • Ecological Society of Australia (ESA) - Vice President (Policy and Outreach)
  • BirdLife Australia - Research and Conservation Committee
  • Australian Threatened Species Index - Advisory Board
  • Africa Biodiversity Collaborative Group (ABCG) - Land-Use Planning Working Group
  • IUCN Conservation Planning Specialist Group - Decision Science Working Group (co-founder)
  • National Gang-gang Cockatoo Working Group
  • Journal of Applied Ecology - Associate Editor
  • Ecological Forecasting Initiative (EFI) - Australia Chapter Member
  • Queers in Science - Queensland Chair


Prospective Honours and PhD students who are interested in biodiversity conservation, sustainable agricultural management, responsible food production and consumption, dealing with extreme events and uncertainty, and science-policy research are encouraged to contact Dr Tulloch-- especially those from groups traditionally underrepresented in STEMM. There are opportunities for competitive funding for domestic and international students through university schemes. Postdoctoral researchers pursuing their own funding are also encouraged to contact Dr Tulloch.


  • BVB311 Conservation Biology -  Decision science, conservation prioritisation and optimal monitoring
  • Decision Science and Spatial Conservation Prioritisation for Land-Use Planning - Training for non-academic audiences (French and English)


Selected publications

QUT ePrints

To find publications by Ayesha, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Selected research projects

Projects listed above are funded by Australian Competitive Grants. Projects funded from other sources are not listed due to confidentiality agreements.


Current supervisions