Senior Lecturer at Macquarie University
Living in New South Wales, Australia
Rachael is an evolutionary and conservation biologist with a passion for applying genetics to solve problems that benefit the environment. This involves research across the animal kingdom, with a focus on insects and how they evolve under different conditions, such as under climate change, during invasion, as pests or as pathogens. Rachael aims to contribute knowledge that will leave us better equipped to tackle the ecological and evolutionary challenges that we are faced with. As a teacher, she is passionate about making science accessible and inspiring for the next generation. Rachael is a Senior Lecturer (Genetics and Conservation Biology) at Macquarie University, in Sydney, Australia.