CURT Founders (in alphabetical order)
Senior Lecturer in Urban Horticulture at the School of Agriculture, Food and Ecosystem Sciences, University of Melbourne, and Melbourne based coordinator of the initial CURT4Future in 2020-21. Interested in urban impacts on biodiversity, spatial ecology, nature-human interactions and how to translate research into practical actions to make better cities.
Professor of Urban Ecology and Urban Horticulture at the University of Melbourne Research Interests: Comparative urban ecology, Green infrastructure, Urban Biodiversity Conservation, Wildflower meadows and grassland restoration, invasive species
CURT Members (in alphabetical order)
Professor in Environmental Science at Stockholm University. He is studying different challenges and opportunities in collectively governing and managing the natural environment, and much of his research bridges the natural and social sciences. His research encompasses case studies across the world, interdisciplinary methodological and theoretical developments, and experiments.
Assisstant Professor in Urban and Community Forestry at the Department of Natural Resources and the Environment, University of Connecticut. Interested in socio-ecological approaches towards understanding patterns and process of urban forestry and its ecosystem services
Ramón y Cajal fellow at the Instituto Pirenaico de Ecología (IPE-CSIC) in Jaca, Spain. Her research seeks to understand the drivers and consequences of social-ecological interactions on sustainability.
Postdoctoral researcher at the Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) and Freie Universität Berlin. Interested in behavioural changes of animals in urban ecosystems, nature positivity and cohabitation.