School of Life Sciences

Dr Michelle Tedder

Senior Lecturer

Before joining the University of KwaZulu-Natal Dr Michelle Tedder worked for a number of research organisations including Ezemvelo KZN Wildlife and SAEON. Her PhD was based in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, where she developed a vegetation map and investigated the influence of management on vegetation structure and composition. Her MSc focussed on bush encroachment examining the above and belowground interactions between trees and grasses.

Research interests

Biodiversity conservation

Plant species distribution

Ecosystem drivers

Effects of short and long-term management factors and land use

Biological invasions (invasive plants)

Research profiles