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Timothy J. Alexander

Email: tjalexander001@gmail.com


EDUCATION

Mar 2005 – May 2010                   Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), University of Tasmania, Australia
Responses of mobile macroinvertbrate communities to reef habitat structure and fishing

Mar 2005 – Feb 2007                   Graduate Certificate in Quantitative Marine Science, University of Tasmania, Australia

Feb 2000 – Mar 2001                   Bachelor of Science Honours - First Class, University of Newcastle, Australia
Systematic conservation planning for rocky intertidal shores

Mar 1997 – Nov 1999                   Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle, Australia

 

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

Next Wave program: student scholarship
Marine National Facility, CSIRO
2009
Australian postgraduate award
Australian Federal Government
2005 – 2009
Quantitative marine science scholarship
University of Tasmania and CSIRO
2005 – 2009
Summer research scholarship
University of Newcastle
2000 – 2001


FIELDWORK QUALIFICATIONS

Dive controller: dive leader, snorkeling instructor
Scuba Schools International
2008
Trailer towing safety
Driver Safety Services, Tasmania
2006
Master diver: rescue diver, nitrox, deep diver, drysuit diver
Scuba Schools International
2005
Coxswain boat license
Seafood Training Tasmania
2004
Advanced resuscitation
University of Tasmania
2004
Workplace first aid certificate
St Johns Ambulance
2003
Open water diver
PADI
1997
Australian driver’s license: class C (car)
1996


POST-GRADUATE RESEARCH COURSES

Computational photography Georgia Tech (via Coursera) 2013
Social network analysis University of Michigan (via Coursera) 2013
Game theory Stanford / UBC (via Coursera) 2013
Management strategy evaluation  University of Tasmania 2008
Techniques in remote sensing University of Tasmania 2008
Animal tracking with GIS University of Tasmania 2007
Physical oceanography University of Tasmania 2006
Marine biogeochemistry University of Tasmania 2006
Fisheries science University of Tasmania 2005
Structure and function of marine ecosystems University of Tasmania 2005
Introduction to quantitative marine science: R and Matlab University of Tasmania 2005


REVIEWING

Oecologia
Marine Ecology Progress Series
New Zealand Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research
Aquatic Conservation: Marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom



LANGUAGES

English Mother-tongue
German Conversant
Solomon Islands Pijin  Proficient


PERSONAL INTERESTS

I enjoy outdoor activities that combine physical and mental challenge with my interest in the natural environment. These include rock climbing, mountain-biking, hiking, surfing, photography, scuba diving, snowboarding and kayaking.