• The University of Western Australia (M092), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Dr Mark Wong is a Forrest Fellow in the School of Biological Sciences at UWA and a Postdoctoral Scientist at CSIRO Health and Biosecurity. Dr Wong's interests lie in community and invasion ecology. His research uses trait-based approaches to understand the causes and consequences of changing biodiversity, especially for insects and their kin. Dr Wong previously completed a postdoc at the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research, where he investigated global trends in terrestrial and aquatic biodiversity. Prior to that he completed a DPhil at the University of Oxford on a Clarendon Scholarship, where his research on the ecology of ant invasions in the tropics was supported by funding from the National Geographic Society and a Varley Gradwell Fellowship. Dr Wong serves on the editorial board of the journal Asian Myrmecology.

Education/Academic qualification

Zoology, DPhil, University of Oxford

Award Date: 17 Dec 2020

Forest Sciences, BSc Hons, Australian National University

Award Date: 16 Dec 2014

Industry keywords

  • Agriculture and Food
  • Environmental

Research expertise keywords

  • Ecology
  • Biodiversity
  • Entomology


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