Dr Nicholas Wilson

BSc (Hons) ANU; PhD UOW
Postdoctoral Fellow
ANU College of Science

Areas of expertise

  • Forest Ecosystems 300703
  • Fire Ecology 410205
  • Environmental Management 410404


Nick is Postdoctoral Research fellow at the Fenner School of Environment & Society. He completed a Bachelor of Science with Honours at the Australian National University in 2015 and a PhD at the University of Wollongong in 2022. He was employed as a research ecologist in the ACT Conservation Research Unit from 2015 to 2017. Nick has also applied his skills as an ecological consultant in the ACT and NSW and as a tutor in natural resource management and ecology university courses.


Available student projects

Please feel free to contact me about developing an undergraduate Honours, Masters or PhD research project.

Current student projects


Timothy Scarr, Research School of Earth Sciences. Topic: Analysis of the environmental conditions associated with the spread rate of a bushfire from its point of ignition.

Past student projects


Jyotirao Wankhede, Fenner School of Environment and Society. Thesis title: "Assessing the Efficacy of Thermal Camera and IoT Smoke Detectors in Fire Detection: A Comparative Study with Traditional Fire Behaviour Observations"


Undergraduate research projects

Charlie Thomson, School of Engineering. Thesis title: "Description and Detection of Internal Tree Fires"


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