New Fellows 2020

Kingsley Dixon FTSE

Kingsley Dixon

Distinguished Professor Kingsley Dixon FTSE

At the time of election as a Fellow of the Academy Professor Dixon was a John Curtin Distinguished Professor at Curtin University

Professor Kingsley Dixon is a biological scientist saving endangered native species and regenerating landscapes destroyed by bushfires and mining.

He is internationally acclaimed for his work in fire ecology, seed restoration, and threatened species research.

The holder of two patents, Professor Kingsley led the successful Kings Park Science team and was 2016 Western Australian Scientist of the Year.

He has also collaborated with traditional owners to turn former mine sites back into thriving habitats.

Professor Dixon is a passionate advocate for protecting biodiversity and an effective science communicator through traditional and social media.

Professor Kingsley Dixon at Curtin University

Hear Professor Dixon talking about his work