Meaghan Jenkins

Research Fellow
University of Wollongong

Sydney, NSW

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Dr Meaghan Jenkins is a Research Fellow in Fire and Environmental Modelling at the University of Wollongong, Centre for Environmental Risk Management of Bushfires. Her current work focuses on quantifying and modelling bushfire fuels and fire behaviour in collaboration with NSW Rural Fire Service and NSW Office of Environment and Heritage. Dr Jenkins completed her PhD at the UNSW in 2009, examining carbon cycling in sub-alpine ecosystems. From 2010 to 2014, Dr Jenkins was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Sydney, on an ARC Linkage Project with the Victorian DELWP on fires, black carbon, greenhouse gas emissions and the carbon balance of southern sclerophyll forests. Dr Jenkins then joined UOW CERMB in 2014 on an Environmental Trust funded project focusing on environmental values and fire hazard of eucalypt plantings. In 2016, Dr Jenkins worked at NPWS Fire and Incident Mnagament Section as a Planning Officer, developing fire management related policies and reporting wildfire and hazard reduction activities.