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Dr Tim Lynch hails from Australia’s island state of Tasmania where he graduated from UTAS with a degree in Marine, Antarctic and Freshwater biology. After completing honours in aquaculture and a PhD in Marine Ecology at JCU in North Queensland, Tim worked for ten years as a research scientist for NSW Marine Parks. In 2004 Tim was the Australian Academy of Science visiting scholar to North America.
Since 2008 Tim has worked at CSRIO in Hobart and is now a Senior Research Scientist. Tim has research interests in recreational fisheries, Marine Protected Areas (MPAs), marine wild life, endangered species and sensor systems. Besides his work at CSRIO, Tim is a keen underwater hockey player and is the immediate past President of the Australian Marine Science Association.
PhD - Marine Ecology (JCU) 2000
Bachelor of Science - Marine, Freshwater and Antarctic Biology (UTAS) 1990
Honours – Marine Biology (JCU) 1991
Data Handling and Statistics (UTAS) 1997
Sustainable Management of Coastal Resources (AMC) 1998
Project Management (NPWS) 1998
Diploma Project Management (TAS Skills Institute) 2009
Membership of key national committees
Australian Marine Science Association (AMSA) National Council (President – 2014/16)
Member Giant Freshwater Lobster Recovery Plan Team
Member Spotted Handfish Recovery Plan Team
Australia’s Environment Minister, the Hon Greg Hunt MP, joined University of Tasmania scientists and volunteer divers on a Reef Life Survey at Tinderbox Marine Reserve south of Hobart today.
After the dive, the Minister joined UTAS Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Rathjen, at Hobart’s Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies to launch the Marine Biodiversity Hub, one of six hubs funded under the National Environmental Science Programme (NESP).
The NESP is a six-...
Wednesday 10 December 2014
The Australian Government has announced the successful organisations to lead research hubs under the $142.5 million National Environmental Science Programme (NESP). The programme will assist decision-makers to understand, manage and conserve Australia's environment by funding world-class biodiversity and climate science. This research will ensure decisions about managing Australia's biodiversity and environmental resources are made on the best available...