Jessica Morrison

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I am in my 4th year of my Environmental Science degree (majoring in Ecology and Conservation) at the University of Queensland. My passions especially lie in wildlife ecology, conservation, and in programs that engage local communities in conservation efforts. This was especially discovered during my time touring through South Africa with UQ, where I worked with wildlife vets, anti-poaching units and within local communities on conservation related issues (among other activities).

Within the ECL Lab, I am working on a species-specific project involving the moonrat, a small South East Asian mammal. There is little currently known about this species, so there is much to discover about their ecology, behaviour, activity patterns, habitat preferences, and how they are coping with the ever-changing South East Asian environment!