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Dr Meg Edwards

Dr Meg Edwards
Name Meg Edwards
Pronoun She/Her/Hers
Position Lecturer (Wildlife Science)
Section School of Agriculture and Environmental Science
Office T333
Location Toowoomba Campus
Phone +61 7 4631 2476
Extension 2476
Email
Qualifications BAppSc Qld , BAppSc(Hons) Qld , PhD Qld

Dr Meg Edwards is an ECR, lecturer and science communicator in Wildlife Science. She completed her Honours research in South Africa, studying the small, terrestrial vertebrates on a remote game reserve. Dr Edwards completed her PhD in 2020 from The University of Queensland, looking at ways to improve mammalian reintroduction success. She has 10+ years’ experience with terrestrial vertebrates, both nationally and internationally. Her current research interests include the use of technology in conservation programs, animal behaviour, and improving reintroduction success.

Research interests
The use of technology in conservation programs, animal behaviour, and improving reintroduction success

Research most recent
Watson, S, Hoy, JM, Edwards, MC & Murray, PJ, 2021, ‘First use of a microchip-automated nest box in situ by a brush-tailed phascogale (Phascogale tapoatafa)’, Australian Mammalogy, Q2 - Impact Factor: 1.54, 10.1071/AM20046

Watson, S, Hoy, JM, Edwards, MC & Murray, PJ, 2021 ‘In situ training of brushtail possums to use microchip-automated doors’, Wildlife Society Bulletin, vol. 45, pp. 390-395, Q2 - Impact Factor: 1.58, 10.1002/wsb.1217

Edwards, MC, Ford, C, Hoy, JM, FitzGibbon, S & Murray, PJ, 2021, ‘How to train your wildlife: a review of predator avoidance training’, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, vol. 234, 105170, Q1 - Impact Factor: 2.45, 10.1016/j.applanim.2020.105170