Our values are what make us special. We believe in:
Performing rigorous scientific research - Publishing our work in high impact peer-reviewed journals.
Addressing grand environmental challenges - Focusing on societal priorities.
Informing - Providing research and advice that informs environmental policy and management.
Mentoring and collaboration - Supporting a work environment that provides guidance for all staff, students and other collaborators during and after projects.
Respecting diversity - Diverse staff and student and student profile with respect for diversity of views and backgrounds.
Public good work - Embracing our role in good public research and management.
Communicating research - Ensuring our research is communicated in many different forms.
Constructively engaging - Collaborating effectively with our internal and external partners, individuals and organisations.
Recognising all contributions - All individuals, irrespective of position.
Ensuring intergenerational equity - Recognising our work and responsibilities in terms of best practices for future environments and people.
"Here at the Centre for Ecosystem Science we're excited and passionate about working on challenging environmental problems and coming up with solutions"
The Director, Prof. Richard Kingsford
“Studying at the Centre for Ecosystem Science I've explored the interface between science and policy, working in some truly unique landscapes across NSW and contributing to an understanding of how our actions affect these amazing landscapes.”
Justin McCann PhD
“Thanks to the Centre for Ecosystem Science I spend my days researching and studying turtles, and birds and elephants, in Australia and in Botswana, contributing to the conservation of species I really care about. I highly recommend this friendly workplace for both honours and PhD students!”
Roxane Francis PhD