The University of Western Australia Professional Development Award Winner 2019

Dr Marie-Lise Schlappy, Research Associate, the Oceans Institute

Based at the Oceans Institute at the University of Western Australia where she is completing a three-year postdoctoral fellowship. Marie-Lise is also a member of the International Coral Reef Society and of the Society for Conservation Biology. Her current research is about assessing the ecological value of marine growth on oil and gas infrastructure in Western Australia to determine if it would be worth thinking about retaining them at the end of their production life to act as artificial reefs.

UWA ASPIRE Award 2019