Martin De Kauwe is an Associate Professor of Global Change Ecology at the University of Bristol. Martin’s research group will continue to be split between Bristol and Sydney for the next few years.

Martin is the Co-Lead of the Cabot Institute for the Environment's Environmental Change theme. Martin is a member of the Scientific Steering Committee for the AmazonFACE experiment. Martin is the former co-chair of the leadership committee for the CABLE land surface model. Martin is also an Associate Editor of Biogeosciences and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Global Change Biology and New Phytologist.

Research Positions

2021–present: Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, University of Bristol, England.

2017–2021: Senior Lecturer, Climate Change Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Australia.

2010–2017: Research Fellow, Department of Biological Sciences, Macquarie University, Australia.

2008–2010: Earth Observation and Land Surface Modeller, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, England.

Research group

Manon Sabot is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of New South Wales and visiting academic at the University of Bristol.

Manon is working on the Australian Research Council grant exploring how vulnerable eucalypts are to future droughts.


Jonathan Page is a PhD student at the University of New South Wales.

Thesis: Lags and legacies: understanding the role of antecedent effects on grassland biomass responses to rising CO2


Lina Teckentrup is a PhD student at the University of New South Wales.

Thesis: The response of terrestrial ecosystems to different climate modes



Mini reunion in Bristol, 2022: