Kirstin Proft

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Kirstin Proft


Room 427 , Life Science Building

03 6226 1826 (phone)

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Fields of Research

  • Genetics (310599)
  • Conservation and biodiversity (410401)
  • Community ecology (excl. invasive species ecology) (310302)
  • Plant and fungus systematics and taxonomy (310411)

Research Objectives

  • Terrestrial biodiversity (180606)
  • Control of pests, diseases and exotic species in terrestrial environments (180602)
  • Expanding knowledge in the biological sciences (280102)
  • Other environmental management (189999)


Total publications


Journal Article

(5 outputs)
2020Hamer RP, Gardiner RZ, Proft KM, Johnson CN, Jones ME, 'A triple threat: high population density, high foraging intensity and flexible habitat preferences explain high impact of feral cats on prey', Royal Society of London. Proceedings. Biological Sciences, 288 Article 20201194. ISSN 0962-8452 (2020) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1098/rspb.2020.1194 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Hamer RP; Gardiner RZ; Johnson CN; Jones ME


2019Gardiner R, Proft K, Comte S, Jones ME, Johnson CN, 'Home range size scales to habitat amount and increasing fragmentation in a mobile woodland specialist', Ecology and Evolution, 9, (24) pp. 14005-14014. ISSN 2045-7758 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1002/ece3.5837 [eCite] [Details]

Co-authors: Gardiner R; Comte S; Jones ME; Johnson CN


2019Martin A, Carver S, Proft K, Fraser TA, Polkinghorne A, et al., 'Isolation, marine transgression and translocation of the bare-nosed wombat (Vombatus ursinus)', Evolutionary Applications, 12, (6) pp. 1114-1123. ISSN 1752-4571 (2019) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/eva.12785 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Martin A; Carver S; Fraser TA; Burridge CP


2018Proft KM, Jones ME, Johnson CN, Burridge CP, 'Making the connection: expanding the role of restoration genetics in restoring and evaluating connectivity', Restoration Ecology, 26, (3) pp. 411-418. ISSN 1061-2971 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/rec.12692 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

Co-authors: Jones ME; Johnson CN; Burridge CP


2016Conn BJ, Henwood MJ, Proft KM, Wilson TC, 'Molecular phylogenetics reveals a new species of Prostanthera from tropical Queensland with links to more southerly taxa', Telopea, 19 pp. 13-22. ISSN 0312-9764 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.7751/telopea10037 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3


Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants


Total funding



Landscape and conservation genetics of Tasmanian bettongs (2015 - 2017)$11,650
Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment ($11,650)
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Burridge CP; Jones ME; Johnson CN; Proft KM
2015 - 2017