Lesley Hughes


  • 10738 Citations
  • 40 h-Index
1990 …2019
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Projects 2006 2019

Contribution to Future Earth Australia

Hughes, L.

6/01/17 → …

Project: Research

Green Cities Fund GC15002 - Which plant where, when and why database for growing green space

Leishman, M., Beaumont, L., Ellsworth, D., Gallagher, R., Hughes, L., Nipperess, D., Adams, M., Anderson, I., Dunford, S., Lee, C., Power, S., Rakhesh, N., Rymer, P. & Tjoelker, M.

30/06/16 → …

Project: Research

Appointments and Schedules

Research Outputs 1990 2019

Climate readiness of recovery plans for threatened Australian species

Hoeppner, J. M. & Hughes, L., 1 Jun 2019, In : Conservation Biology. 33, 3, p. 534-542 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

recovery plan
climate change
threatened species

Improving engagement in an early career academic setting: can existing models guide early career academic support strategies?

Crome, E., Meyer, L., Bosanquet, A. & Hughes, L., 7 Jun 2019, In : Higher Education Research and Development. 38, 4, p. 717-732 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

academic career

The Rocky Hill decision: a watershed for climate change action?

Hughes, L., 2019, In : Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law. 37, 3, p. 341-351 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Climate change
climate change
Coal mines

Reflections on a seminal paper in conservation biology: the legacy of Peters and Darling (1985)

Hughes, L., 2018, In : Pacific Conservation Biology. 24, 3, p. 267-270 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

species concept
community ecology
extinction risk
greenhouse effect

Response of extrafloral nectar production to elevated atmospheric carbon dioxide

Fabian, B., Atwell, B. J. & Hughes, L., 2018, In : Australian Journal of Botany. 66, 7, p. 479-488 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

nectar secretion
carbon dioxide
nutrient balance


2017 BHERT Award for Outstanding Collaboration for National (non-economic) Benefit

Lesley Hughes (Recipient), Michelle Leishman (Recipient), Leigh Staas (Recipient), Rachael Gallagher (Recipient), Nola Hancock (Recipient), Linda Beaumont (Recipient), Victoria Graham (Recipient), Timothy Ralph (Recipient), Hsing-Chung Chang (Recipient), Kerrie Tomkins (Recipient), Emilie-Jane Ens (Recipient) & Melanie Bishop (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Honorary award

Faculty of Science and Engineering Award for Excellence in Research

Michelle Leishman (Recipient), Lesley Hughes (Recipient), Victoria Graham (Recipient), Linda Beaumont (Recipient), Melanie Bishop (Recipient), Rachael Gallagher (Recipient), Nola Hancock (Recipient), Kerrie Tomkins (Recipient), Hsing-Chung Chang (Recipient), Emilie-Jane Ens (Recipient), Leigh Staas (Recipient) & Timothy Ralph (Recipient), 24 Nov 2017


honors and awards

Macquarie University Academic Staff Award for Excellence in Research, Highly Commended

Lesley Hughes (Recipient), Michelle Leishman (Recipient), Linda Beaumont (Recipient), Melanie Bishop (Recipient), Rachael Gallagher (Recipient), Nola Hancock (Recipient), Kerrie Tomkins (Recipient), Hsing-Chung Chang (Recipient), Emilie-Jane Ens (Recipient), Timothy Ralph (Recipient) & Victoria Graham (Recipient), 1 Nov 2017