Grace Heron is a Research Assistant to Dr Erin Peterson at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Mathematical and Statistical Frontiers. Currently an undergraduate mathematics and engineering student at QUT. Grace recently took part in QUT's Vacation Research Experience Scheme at ACEMS researching new technologies for nature conservation. In particular using Virtual Reality for expert elicitation to model Koala presences and absences in South East Queensland. Grace hopes to further her knowledge in spatial statistics and programming to assist in further collaborative projects.