Dr Emma Dalziell
- Research Scientist (Seed Science)
Biodiversity Conservation Centre
Kattidj Close Kings Park Western Australia 6005
- (+61 8) 9480 3648
- Seed ecology, dormancy and germination biology
- Seed metabolic physiology
- Seed storage physiology and longevity
- Plant conservation and restoration
- 2016 Research Associate, Curtin University and BGPA
- 2016 PhD, University of Western Australia. Thesis title: Seed biology and ex situ storage behaviour of Australian Nymphaea (waterlilies): Implications for conservation. Supervisors: Dr David Merritt, Dr Renee Young and Prof Kingsley Dixon.
- 2010 BSc (Hons, Conservation Biology and Management), University of Western Australia.
- 2009 BSc (Conservation Biology, Botany), University of Western Australia.
Worked as a research assistant on a number of industry based conservation and restoration projects while based at BGPA (2010 - 2016).
- The energetic basis to seed longevity and storage (2016 - 2019). ARC Linkage project. Collaborators: Dr David Merritt, Dr Sean Tomlinson, Prof Philip Withers (UWA), Prof. Kingsley Dixon. Industry partner: BGPA.
- Seed biology and ex situ storage behaviour of Australian Nymphaea (waterlilies) (2011 - ongoing). Dr David Merritt, Dr Renee Young, Prof Kingsley Dixon.
Phillips R, Barrett M, Dalziell E, Dixon K and Swarts N (2016) Geographic range and host breadth of Sebacina orchid mycorrhizal fungi associating with Caladenia in south-western Australia. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society, 182 (1): 140-151.
Dalziell E (2016) The Kimberley waterlily hunters. For People and Plants, 95: 34-37.
Dalziell E (2012) How did you get to work today? The adventure of working in Western Australia’s remote north. For People and Plants, 76: 25-26.
Dalziell E (2011) Pond Lore: Unveiling the mysteries of the nymphs. A brief history of water lilies. For People and Plants, 73: 24-26.