Jennifer Lavers


Dr Jennifer Lavers

Jenn (Métis Nation) coordinates Adrift Lab, where the research undertaken by our wonderful team focuses on traditional (Indigenous) knowledge, and using wild species, especially birds, as sentinels of physical and chemical pollution in the environment. Islands also feature at Adrift Lab, as remote areas can act as natural ‘controls’. Jennifer invests significant time in science communication, including feature roles in documentary films such as A Plastic Ocean, BLUE, and Drowning in Plastic. Stay tuned for details on two additional documentaries due for release in 2024 and 2025!

She currently works as a Healthy Country Plan Coordinator for the Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation in Esperance, WA. She's also a Subject Editor for the journal Avian Conservation and Ecology and is an Adjunct Research Fellow at Charles Sturt University's Gulbali Institute. She also holds Adjunct positions with the UWA Oceans Institute and Natural History Museum (UK).

Google Scholar profile here

Email: jennifer.lavers1 'at'

Teaching at CSU:

- BIO432 Avian Population and Community Ecology

- BIO433 Ornithological Methods