Dr Freya Thomas

Freya is a Research Fellow with the ICON Science Program.

Freya is a quantitative plant ecologist, who adores plants and whose work has previously focused on developing predictive trait-based models of plant growth. She has also spent time working on designing and implementing long term monitoring programs for riparian vegetation in Victoria.

She recently completed her PhD working with Assoc. Prof. Peter Vesk and Dr Cindy Hauser at the School of Botany at The University of Melbourne in The Quantitative and Applied Ecology Group (Qaeco).

Freya’s current research at RMIT investigates the design of green spaces in urban areas for biodiversity and human well-being. You can find out more about Freya’s research on her blog.

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