Ylva Olsen

Ms, PhD Boston University, BSc MSc Plym.

  • The University of Western Australia (M459), 35 Stirling Highway,

    6009 Perth


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Personal profile


Dr Ylva Olsen is a Research Development Officer primarily supporting researchers in the Health and Medical Sciences. She holds a PhD in Biology and, prior to her current role, worked as a researcher in Marine Biology for over a decade. She has worked and studied in many countries and has an excellent understanding of the needs of research-intensive academics across different academic settings.  

Ylva is passionate about teaching grant writing skills and helping researcers develop their proposal ideas. She regularly runs workshops and is available to custom-build materials to suit the needs of various groups. She has extensive knowledge of the funding landscape in Australia and can assist resarchers with their overall funding strategy as well as with applications for particular schemes.

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 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water
  • SDG 15 - Life on Land

Education/Academic qualification

Biology, PhD, Boston University

Industry keywords

  • Oceans
  • Environmental

Research expertise keywords

  • Marine macrophyte ecology
  • Marine food webs and stable isotopes
  • Seagrass disease interactions
  • Seagrasses and climate change warming and ocean acidification


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