• Ellen Rochelmeyer

    Ellen is a Master of Science student at the University of Melbourne and her research is in the field of fire ecology. During the university year she works in the conservation and management of grasslands west of Melbourne and over the summer works as a forest firefighter. She has a passion for all things ecology and outdoors.

  1. To burn, or not to burn…

    That is the question scientists and land managers have been debating for years. And for good reason. On one hand you have the desire to protect …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/10/11/to-burn-or-not-to-burn

  2. How well do you know your natives?

    Whether you have lived here your whole life or have just arrived, it is likely that many Australian native animals will be unfamiliar to you. Sure, …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/09/03/how-well-do-you-know-your-natives

  3. Know the best place to eat? Get down and boogie.

    Food is essential to survival, so it is important to know where you can get a good feed. But you don’t want to waste your time …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/20/know-the-best-place-to-eat-get-down-and-boogie

  4. Pockets of scientific history

    When parents have to work or have something on, some kids go to day care, others to Grandma’s or the unsuspecting neighbour’s. Not us. My sister …

    blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2017/08/09/pockets-of-scientific-history