Welcome to the website for the Coral Reef Ecosystems (CRE) Laboratory, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Queensland, Australia. Under the guidance of Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg and Associate Professor Sophie Dove, the lab is conducting research into a variety of topics related to coral reef ecosystems. The lab is part of the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies and receives considerable support from this important centre within Australian science. The lab currently hosts 25 people which includes 6 Post-Docs, 12 PhD students and 7 Professional staff which include a Lab Manager, 2 research assistants, project officer, a software engineer, a electronic and data management technician and casual research assistants. This website gives access to their personal profiles and peer-reviewed publications.
This 360 degree video shows the work our lab group does at Heron Island. It shows our staff working on the aquarium deck and the deployment of our in-situ respirometry chambers. Best viewed with Windows Explorer or Chrome or using the YouTube app on your smart phone/iPad.
GCI researchers had the opportunity to interview Sir David Attenborough for a new short film on the impacts of climate change on the Great Barrier Reef. The One-Two Punch of Climate Change has been entered in GetUp’s #ReefReels short film competition. Our film has made it into the top five finalists and will be screened at TropFest!
Also listen to a recent interview of Ove by Jonica Newby for the ABC Science Show on May 9, 2020.