Grants etc.

Editor for:

Associate Editor for Journal of Applied Ecology
Senior Editor for Conservation Letters


2017—2021: ARC Future Fellowship. Forecasting coral reef recovery with new data-driven dispersal models. $1.2M.

2013—2016: ARC DECRA Fellowship. Understanding the ecological and economic implications of reef fish larval dispersal; $404k.

2010—2012: ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship. General theory for eradicating multiple invasive species from threatened island ecosystems; $248k.

Funded Projects

2020—2026: ARC Special Research Initiative. Securing Antarctica’s Environmental Future. $36M (QUT team: Wilson, Bode, Helmstedt, Mengersen, Corke, Dunbabin, Gonzales).

2019—2023: ARC Discovery Grant. Conserving coral reef fish and sustaining fisheries in the Anthropocene. $620k (Jones, Bode, Pinsky, Planes, Berumen).

2019—2022: ARC Linkage grant. Tackling pests using game theory to support cooperative management. $311k (McDonald-Madden, Bode, Rhodes).

2015—2021: National Environmental Science Programme, Threatened Species Hub. $29.98M overall (UM Hub: Wintle, McCarthy, Vesk, Bode, Catford).

2012—2015: ARC Linkage Grant. Adaptive management of arid and semi-arid ecosystems. Partners: The Victorian Malleefowl Recovery Group, Parks Victoria, and Iluka Resources Ltd; $416k (Bode, Wintle, Rumpff).

2011—2015: NERP Research Hub for Environmental Decisions; $3.2M to UM (Wintle, McCarthy, Vesk, Parris, Burgman, Bode).

2011—2018: ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions; $14.4M (UM team: McCarthy, Wintle, Vesk, Bode).

2010—2012: ARC Discovery Grant. General theory for eradicating multiple invasive species from threatened island ecosystems; $248k (Bode).

2009: WA Department of Environment and Conservation and Cliffs Natural Resources. Population viability analysis of malleefowl. $11k (Bode, Brennan)


2020: AAS Fenner medal.

2015: AAS / Embassy of France Scientific Mobilisation award.

2013: CEED ECR Travelling fellowship.

2012: Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, University of Melbourne.

2004: Australian Postgraduate Award

Invited presentations & workshops

2017: CESAB Pelagic Working Group. Aix-en-Provence, France.

2016: “Social and ecological mismatches in coastal fisheries”. Invited symposium at the International Coral Reef Science Conference, Honolulu, Hawaii.

2016: “Mismatches don’t matter. Social and ecological scales in bioeconomic management.” OIST Symposium, Okinawa, Japan.

2010 — 2015:  NIMBioS Working Group: Pretty Darn Good Control: Extensions of optimal control for ecological systems. Knoxville, TN.

2014: “Larval dispersal and the scale of coral reef fish management” The Future of Coral Reefs: Symposium of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies. Invited speaker, Shine Dome, Canberra.

2011 — 2014:  NIMBioS Working Group:  When are biotic interactions necessary to model species distributions? Knoxville, TN.

2013: “The ecological and economic implications of larval dispersal in reef fish communities.” Winter school in Mathematical and Computational Biology. Invited speaker, University of Queensland.

2013: “Managing multi-scale reef fisheries”, and “Rules of thumb for protecting connectivity in coral reef fisheries.” Invited speaker at the Mathematics of Bio-Economics workshops at the Institut Henri Poincaré, Paris.

2012: “Modelling the ecological implications of complex dispersal networks.” Winter school in Mathematical and Computational Biology. Invited speaker, University of Queensland.

2012: “Does decision theory have a role in strategic conservation management?” 2012 World Conference on Natural Resource Modelling. Keynote Speaker, University of Queensland.

2011: “Adaptive management and malleefowl conservation.” Keynote speaker, 4th National Malleefowl Forum. Renmark, South Australia.

2011: “Systematic conservation planning and return on investment.” Keynote speaker, WA Department of Environment and Conservation Nature Conservation Conference. Perth, Western Australia.

2011: NCEAS Working Group: Development and application of scientific knowledge to ecosystem-based management of coastal marine systems. Santa Barbara, CA.

2009: Okeanos Working Group: Assessing the cumulative impacts of underwater noise with other anthropogenic stressors on marine mammals. Monterey, CA.

2005: NCEAS Graduate Seminar: Data-driven review of ecosystem-based management efforts. Santa Barbara, CA.