• Source: Scopus
  • Calculated based on no. of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
19972022

Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile

Biography

Honorary Professor at Macquarie University. Plant functional ecologist. Core topics include:

  • Understanding plant ecological strategies via functional traits.
  • Trait-environment relationships from local to global scales.
  • Optimality theory for plant function, for use in vegetation modelling.
  • Consequences of trait variation for ecosystem properties.
  • Adaptations to heat and water stress in Australian flora, inclouding crop wild relatives

Wright Lab website | Google Scholar profile

Previous positions: Postdoc, Macquarie U. / U. Minnesota 2002-4; ARC Research Fellow 2005-8; Deputy-Convenor, ARC Vegetation Function Research Network 2005-9; ARC Future Fellow 2011-15.

Macquarie University: Senior Lecturer (2009), Associate Professor (2015), Professor (2019). Deputy-Associate Dean of Research, Faculty of Science & Engineering 2017-19.

I was elected as a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Science in 2019. I am a Node Leader and member of the Executive for the ARC Centre for Plant Success in Nature & Agriculture (2020-2027). In late 2021 I took up the position of Chief Scientist, and Professor Plant Functional Ecology, at Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Western Sydney University.

 

Education/Academic qualification

Plant ecology, PhD 2002, Macquarie University

Award Date: 1 Feb 2002

Plant ecology & systematics, BSc (Hons) 1995, The University of Melbourne

Award Date: 1 Dec 1995

Fingerprint

Dive into the research topics where Ian Wright is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Network

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or