Dr Justine Shaw

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Senior Research Fellow

Justine Shaw is a Senior Research Fellow in Antarctic and island conservation science at Queensland University of Technology. She leads research on Antarctic biodiversity and island ecosystems, including invasive species impacts and management. Justine uses decision science to work collaboratively with conservation managers and policy makers. Her research has impact, she works closely with government to provide high quality science that inform decisions.
Justine has a large global research network, having worked in Australia, South Africa, the sub-Antarctic, Antarctica and the Arctic. She is Chair of the Integrated Science for Sub-Antarctic Action Group of the Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research.
Justine is an advocate for gender equity and inclusivity in STEMM, she has been volunteering and mentoring people in this space for over 7 years. She is an executive member of the Australian Academy of Science, Early Mid-Career Research Forum. She is co-founder Women in Polar Science Network.
Justine is a co-founder of Homeward Bound, a not for profit, global initiative for women in STEMM.