Ecology is the study of organisms in their natural habitats and of the interactions among species. Ecological research in UNSW Science investigates how organisms interact with their biological and physical environment and more. The Evolution & Ecology Research Centre’s areas of study in Ecology include: 

  • Community ecology 
  • Marine ecology
  • Eco-toxicology
  • Animal ecology 
  • Plant ecology 
  • Landscape ecology
  • Urban ecology
  • Global ecology 
  • Applied ecology
  • Ecological methodology

The Evolution & Ecology Research Centre draws together the diverse strengths of over fifty academic staff and independent research fellows, and over sixty postgraduate students mainly from the School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, but also from the School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, School of Mathematics and Statistics, School of Economics and Humanities & Languages at UNSW, Sydney. See also the Centre of Ecosystem Science.


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