Knowledge-Broker (Lead), Vic Hub + Director for Centre for Regional and Rural Futures, Deakin University

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Rebecca’s scientific background is in managing aquatic ecosystems, including the intersection with ecological theory, autecology, related disciplines (e.g. hydrology and geomorphology) and the social and economic impacts of natural resource management. She specialises in synthesising knowledge across disciplines, types of species (e.g. vegetation, invertebrates and fish) and in space and time, including developing predictive models.

Rebecca’s projects include developing a framework for a Basin-wide ecological response model for the Murray-Darling Basin.

Passionate about regional development in Victoria and, as well as being the Vic Hub’s Lead Knowledge-Broker, Rebecca is also Director for Centre for Regional and Rural Futures, Deakin University (one of the Hub’s collaborative universities).