• The University of Western Australia (M087), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Mitch is a wildlife ecologist with an interest in movement ecology, animal behaviour, and the impacts of disturbance and conservation techniques on wildlife. Mitch is particularly interested in mammals, with several years spent researching northern quolls (Dasyurus hallucatus) in Western Australia's Pilbara region. Currently, Mitch is a research associate at the University of Western Australia. In this role, his research involves working with Traditional Owners and other research partners to identify hotspots of biodiversity and bush tucker in Kakadu National Park, as well as to investigate the practice of wet-season burning.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Environmental Science and Management, BSc (Hons), Denning requirements of the northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus) and the implications for artificial den construction in the Pilbara, Western Australia, Charles Sturt University

1 Mar 201830 Jun 2019

Award Date: 18 Dec 2019

Ecology, PhD, Wildlife in mining landscapes: a case study of the endangered northern quoll (Dasyurus hallucatus), Charles Sturt University

1 Mar 202030 Apr 2024

Industry keywords

  • Environmental

Research expertise keywords

  • Movement ecology
  • Wildlife conservation
  • Spatial ecology
  • Disturbance ecology
  • Conservation biology


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