Ella Plumanns Pouton (she/her)

Ella Plumanns Pouton (she/her)

Research Fellow

The University of Melbourne

Deakin University

Ella is a Research Fellow working with Emily Nicholson and colleagues. She is currently contributing to an existing team effort to assess risk to Australian Alpine Ecosystems using the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems framework, with a particular focus on fire. Ella completed her PhD in November 2023 at the University of Melbourne. She worked with Luke Kelly, Matt Swan, and Trent Penman to investigate the influence of fire across the life cycle of heathland plants.

  • Plant and vegetation ecology
  • Conservation biology
  • Fire ecology
  • Functional traits
  • Environmental governance