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Dr Megan Good

Megan Good

Research Officer

Call: 03 5327 6243
Email: m.good@federation.edu.au

Qualifications

  • 2013 - Doctor of Philosophy, University of New England
  • 2007 - Bachelor of Biological Science (Hons), La Trobe University

Professional experience

  • 2015-2018: Research Associate, Federation University Australia
  • 2016-2017: Lecturer, Environmental Science, Federation University Australia
  • 2012-2013: Research Associate, La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • 2013: Ecological consultant, OEH/ Charles Sturt University
  • 2007-2012: PhD scholarship, teaching assistant, University of New England, Armidale

Professional associations

  • Ecological Society of Australia
  • FedUni Botanical Society

Academic/professional awards and distinctions

Learning and Teaching award - Faculty of Science and Technology, Federation University - ‘For outstanding collaborative and creative efforts to provide a high quality learning experience to students…’ (Dec 2017)

Ecological Society of Australia Annual Conference, Hobart - Wiley Blackwell Student Prize ‘Outstanding Student Presentation’ (2011)

  • Peer reviewed journal articles

    Bjorkman, A. et al (In press) Tundra Trait Team: A database of plant traits spanning the tundra biome. Global Ecology and Biogeography

    Schultz NL, Good MK (2018) Systemic iron implants alleviate symptoms of Mundulla Yellows in roadside eucalypts in south east South Australia. Australasian Plant Pathology. 47: 393-403

    Good MK, Clarke PJ, Price JN & Reid N (2014) Seasonality and facilitation drive tree establishment in a semi-arid floodplain savanna. Oecologia 175: 261-271

    Good MK, Schultz NL, Tighe M, Reid N & Briggs SV (2013) Herbaceous vegetation response to grazing exclusion in patches and inter-patches in semi-arid pasture and woody encroachment. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 179: 125-132

    Good MK, Price JN, Clarke PJ & Reid N (2012) Dense regeneration of floodplain Eucalyptus coolabah: invasive scrub or passive restoration of an endangered woodland community? The Rangeland Journal. 34(2): p. 219-230.

    Good MK, Price JN, Clarke PJ & Reid NH (2011) Densely regenerating coolibah (Eucalyptus coolabah) woodlands are more species rich than surrounding derived grasslands in floodplains of eastern Australia. Australian Journal of Botany. 64, 468-79.

  • Book chapter

    Good MK, Smith R, Pettit N (2017) Forests and woodlands of Australia’s rivers and floodplains. In Australian Vegetation third edition, Ed D A Keith. Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, United Kingdom, pp. 516 – 543

  • Government reports

    Schultz NL & Good MK (2015) Tree decline in the Coorong and Tatiara, South Australia: literature review and statement of research priorities (Centre for Environmental Management, Federation University Australia, Vic)

    Good MK, Schultz NL & Reid N (2012) Large-Scale Direct Drill Revegetation for Biodiversity Project (Stage 2): Establishment Results after 3 Months. (Ecosystem Management, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale NSW.)

    Reid N, Good MK & Schultz NL (2012) Large-Scale Direct Drill Revegetation for Biodiversity Project (Stage 2): Re-read of Biodiversity and Carbon Measurements at Stage 1 Sites. (Ecosystem Management, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale NSW.)

    Reid N, Good MK and Schultz NL (2012) Large Scale Direct Drill Revegetation for Biodiversity Project (Stage 2): Baseline Measurements for Biodiversity and Carbon. (Ecosystem Management, School of Environmental and Rural Science, University of New England, Armidale NSW.)

Associate supervisor

  • Corrine Duncan (PhD candidate, Federation University Australia) - Seed dormancy, germination and restoration of keystone arid plant species under water stress thresholds
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