Peter Speldewinde

Dr, BSc PhD W.Aust.

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

    6009 Crawley


  • 137 Citations
  • 5 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 is currently involved in coordinating the honours year for the ‘Restoration Ecology’ degree and a unit in the International Water Centre’s Master of Integrated Water Management. His research interest is the effects of ecosystem health on human health and he maintains an interest in Australian native rodents.

Teaching overview

BIOL4490-Ecological Field Methods
WATR7100-Catchment and Aquatic Ecosystem Health (Masters unit in the Master of Integrated Water Management)


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


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

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Projects 2008 2021

Research Output 2007 2018

  • 137 Citations
  • 5 h-Index
  • 20 Article
  • 3 Other output
  • 1 Chapter (peer-reviewed)
  • 1 Doctoral Thesis

Evaluating the efficacy of a landscape scale feral cat control program using camera traps and occupancy models

Comer, S., Speldewinde, P., Tiller, C., Clausen, L., Pinder, J., Cowen, S. & Algar, D. 1 Dec 2018 In : Scientific Reports. 8, 1, 5335

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Western Australia
climate change
threatened species
teaching practice
performance assessment
home range
habitat use
Western Australia
2 Citations

Predicting arboviral disease emergence using Bayesian networks: A case study of dengue virus in Western Australia

Ho, S. H., Speldewinde, P. & Cook, A. 1 Jan 2017 In : Epidemiology and Infection. 145, 1, p. 54-66 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Western Australia
Dengue Virus
Disease Outbreaks
Chikungunya virus