The Impacts of Urbanisation on the Platypus in the Hawkesbury Nepean - Dr Michelle Ryan

Event Name
The Impacts of Urbanisation on the Platypus in the Hawkesbury Nepean - Dr Michelle Ryan
Date
12 March 2024
Time
12:00 pm - 01:00 pm
Location
Hawkesbury Campus

Address (Room): L2.G.30

Description

Public Thought Leadership Event

Dr Michelle Ryan is a Senior Lecturer in Ecology and Environmental Science and Western Sydney University and the current Hawkesbury-Nepean Waterkeeper.

Michelle’s research includes human impacts on aquatic environments with a focus on the ecological health of freshwater systems and aquatic animals.

Her current research focuses on the iconic platypus and the health of the platypus populations in a growing Greater Sydney.

Michelle is passionate about waterway health and uses her research into the platypus to connect the community, industry and governments with waterways to create resilient waterways throughout Western Sydney.

Location: Hawkesbury Campus, building L2, ground floor, room 30 (HW-L2.G.30) or online via Zoom.

Western Sydney University was placed first in the world in the 2022 and 2023 Times Higher Education Impact rankings, the only global performance measure that assesses universities against the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event series aims to celebrate and promote this #1 ranking, complementing work being undertaken across the University as part of its Sustainability and Resilience Decadal Strategy 2030.

Registration is required via the link below.

Speakers: Dr Michelle Ryan

Web page: https://westernsydney.libcal.com/event/5618357?hs=a

Contact
Name: Emma Boddington

e.boddington@westernsydney.edu.au

Phone: (02) 9852 5902

School / Department: Library