Dr Matthew Pye

Scholarly Teaching Fellow
School of Life and Environmental Sciences

F07 - Carslaw Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 9114 0797
Fax +61 2 9351 4771

Website Room 506, F07 - Carslaw Building

Biographical details

Plant systematics, Impacts of historical fragmentation on genetic diversity within and among plant populations.

Teaching and Learning Education Research.

Social Inclusion

Collaborations with artists, promoting STEMM activities..

Publication (prior to 2014)

Pye M. G., Gadek P. A. , Edwards K. J. (2003) Divergence, diversity and species of the Australasian Callitris (Cupressaceae) and allied genera: evidence from ITS sequence data. Australian Systematic Botany 16, 505–514.

Pye M. G. and Gadek P. A. (2004) Genetic diversity, differentiation and conservation inAraucaria bidwillii. Australia’s Bunya Pine. Conservation Genetics 5 (5), 519-629.

Pye, M., Henwood, M. and Gadek, P. (2009). Differential levels of genetic diversity and divergence among populations of an ancient Australian rainforest conifer, Araucariacunninghamii. Plant Systematics and Evolution 277, 173-185.

Conference Proceedings.

Taylor C.E., Liu D., Pye M.G., Tzioumis V., and Meyer J. (2012) Using threshold concepts to design a first year biology curriculum. Proceedings of the Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education, University of Sydney, page 33.

Themes

Plant biology and production; Wildlife and conservation; Ecology and Evolution

Selected grants

2016

  • Introduction to cultural competence and reflections on its relevance to animal, plant, environmental, life and natural sciences (Open Learning Environment - Undergraduate); Gongora J, Muscatello G, Mor S, Zaki S, Fawcett (Quain) A, Vost M, Toribio J, White P, Ampt P, Muir M, Quinnell R, Pye M; DVC Education/Small Educational Innovation Grant.

Selected publications & creative works

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Journals

  • O'Mara, D., Quinnell, R., Rothnie, I., Davies, L., Pye, M. (2014). ExamBank: a Pedagogic and Administrative System to Provide Effective Student Feedback and Stable Assessment Across Disciplines. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(3), 62-73.

Conferences

  • Pettit, L., Pye, M., Wang, X., Quinnell, R. (2014). Designing a bespoke App to address Botanical literacy in the undergraduate science curriculum and beyond. 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2014), Dunedin: ASCILITE.
  • Pettit, L., Pye, M., Wang, X., Quinnell, R. (2014). Supporting botanical literacy in the undergraduate science curriculum and beyond with a bespoke campus app. 20th Annual UniServe Science Conference: Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) 2014, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.
  • Martin, M., Jones, B., Pye, M., Quinnell, R. (2014). Teach to learn: using new technologies to support agriculture undergraduates in biology. 20th Annual UniServe Science Conference: Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) 2014, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.

Digital Creative Works

  • Quinnell, R., Pettit, L., Pye, M., Pursey, A., Wang, X. (2014). Campus Flora. iTunes, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.

2014

  • Quinnell, R., Pettit, L., Pye, M., Pursey, A., Wang, X. (2014). Campus Flora. iTunes, Sydney, Australia: University of Sydney.
  • Pettit, L., Pye, M., Wang, X., Quinnell, R. (2014). Designing a bespoke App to address Botanical literacy in the undergraduate science curriculum and beyond. 31st Annual Conference of the Australian Society for Computers in Tertiary Education (ASCILITE 2014), Dunedin: ASCILITE.
  • O'Mara, D., Quinnell, R., Rothnie, I., Davies, L., Pye, M. (2014). ExamBank: a Pedagogic and Administrative System to Provide Effective Student Feedback and Stable Assessment Across Disciplines. International Journal of Innovation in Science and Mathematics Education, 22(3), 62-73.
  • Pettit, L., Pye, M., Wang, X., Quinnell, R. (2014). Supporting botanical literacy in the undergraduate science curriculum and beyond with a bespoke campus app. 20th Annual UniServe Science Conference: Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) 2014, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.
  • Martin, M., Jones, B., Pye, M., Quinnell, R. (2014). Teach to learn: using new technologies to support agriculture undergraduates in biology. 20th Annual UniServe Science Conference: Australian Conference on Science and Mathematics Education (ACSME) 2014, Sydney: UniServe Science, University of Sydney.

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