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Question How did you become involved in working with grasslands and grassland species?
Expert Dr John Morgan
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Dr John Morgan is a research scientist in the Department of Botany at La Trobe University, Bundoora. John has worked for many years in the grassy ecosystems of southern Australia, concentrating on understanding the long-term changes that occur in species composition in the context of land-use change, ecological management and plant invasions, relating his findings to conservation and biodiversity.

First, via a summer studentship opportunity. I then decided that I wanted to do ecological research, so I studied for an Honours degree to get research training, and then I undertook a PhD to further my research in grasslands.

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