Justine Shaw is a Research Fellow examining conservation decision making. Her reearch focuses on the conservation of terrestrial Antarctica, the sub-Antarctic and Australia's islands. She as a particular focus on non-native species. She is based at the Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science, The University of Queensland.
Justine is currently examining the risks posed by non-native species to Antarctic protected areas and the role of climatic change in conservation planning for Antarctica. She is investigating how island ecosystems respond to pest eradications to inform conservation decision making. Justine has a wide global research network, having worked in Australia, South Africa, sub-Antarctic/Antarctic and the Arctic.
She supervisors and mentors numerous post-graduate students at various Australian universities. She is subject editor for several journals and a co-founder of the Women in Polar Science Network.