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    Dr Amy MacDonald

    Dr Amy MacDonald

    School of Education

    Dr Amy MacDonald is a Senior Lecturer in Early Childhood Mathematics Education and an ARC DECRA Fellow for 2018-2020. Her DECRA project is examining mathematics education for children aged under three years by examining the beliefs and practices of the educators who work with these children. She is also currently leading a number of STEM-focused research projects, including the evaluation of the federally-funded ‘Little Scientists’ early years STEM program.

    Professor Robyn Watts

    Professor Robyn Watts

    Institute for Land, Water and Society

    Professor Robyn Watts is an aquatic ecologist whose main research interests are ecology, restoration and management of river and floodplain environments; socio-ecological systems; ecohydrology; and adaptive environmental management. She is particularly interested in environmental benefits through changing the operation or weirs and dams, and the delivery of environmental water and her research has helped improve the management and restoration of regulated river systems. She currently leads the five year Long Term Intervention Monitoring Program, funded by the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder, for the Edward-Wakool River system.  This has included additional research related to a major blue green algae outbreak in the Murray-Darling Basin and blackwater events.

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