• The University of Western Australia (M701), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


  • 200 Citations
  • 6 h-Index

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Personal profile


Dr Peter Speldewinde worked for many years in the field of conservation biology implementing recovery plans and translocation proposals for threatened species. After working in the field of landcare for a number of years Peter did his PhD at the University of Western Australia examining the impacts of dryland salinity on human health. He currently teaches field techniques and restoration ecology.  His main research interest is the impact of ecosystems on human health.

Teaching overview

BIOL4490-Ecological Field Methods
ENVT3360-Ecosystem restoration


Impacts of ecosystem degradation and ecosystem restoration on human health
Ecology and conservation of Australian native rodents


  • Ecosystem and human health
  • Native rodents
  • Spatial epidemiology
  • Conservation biology

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Research Output

Feral cat eradication on Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia

Algar, D., Johnston, M., Tiller, C., Onus, M., Fletcher, J., Desmond, G., Hamilton, N. & Speldewinde, P., 2020, In : Biological Invasions. 22, p. 1037–1054

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Defining the ecological and evolutionary drivers of Plasmodium knowlesi transmission within a multi-scale framework

    Davidson, G., Chua, T. H., Cook, A., Speldewinde, P. & Weinstein, P., 8 Mar 2019, In : Malaria Journal. 18, 1, 13 p., 66.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

    Open Access
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Gardens: the overlooked habitat for mammal conservation.

    Van Helden, B., Close, P., Cook, B., Speldewinde, P. & Comer, S., 2019.

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference presentation/ephemera

    Going to ground: Implications of ground use for the conservation of an arboreal marsupial

    Van Helden, B. E., Close, P. G., Stewart, B. A., Speldewinde, P. C. & Comer, S. J., 18 Apr 2019, In : Australian Mammalogy.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)