Professor Karen Burke Da Silva

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1991 …2024

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Research Biography

Professor Karen Burke da Silva is a conservation biologist and an award winning teacher (2016 Australian Teacher of the Year).  Karen works on 2 major conservation projects 1) understanding the association with anemonefish and anemones, and 2) investigating koala behaviour, ecology and disease trasmission, particulary in a post-fire landscape.  Many of Karen's projects involve Citizen Scientists and promoting an understanding of science to the public.

Research Interests

Saving Nemo Conservation Program

Completed Supervisions

Associate Supervisions:
  • Conservation biology and education (1)


  • Registered

Research Areas

  • Ecology and conservation
  • Marine and coastal sciences

Supervisory Interests

  • Ecology
  • Evolution
  • Higher education
  • Marine biology
  • Animal behaviour


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