Australasian Animal Studies Association

Ramp, Associate Professor Daniel

A/Prof Daniel Ramp

Director of the Centre for Compassionate Conservation

University of Technology Sydney
Research interests / activities

Daniel Ramp is a conservation biologist with an interest in landscape ecology, behavioural ecology, road ecology, and wildlife-human interactions. At the core of his research lies an adoption of the principles of compassionate conservation, an expanding international discipline that promotes the wellbeing of individuals in environmental decision making. He is active in creating science that assists in policy change and his primary goal is to incentivise coexistence with wildlife in agricultural landscapes.

Daniel is the Director of the UTS Centre for Compassionate Conservation. With a long interest in marsupials from the family Macropodidae, Daniel was a co-founder of THINKK- the think tank for kangaroos, an academic forum that operated from 2010 - 2014 with the aim of fostering a greater understanding among Australians of kangaroos.