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QAECO’s PhD Student completion season: Darren Southwell

Over the last few months a number of QAECO members have submitted their PhDs and several more will be submitting early this year. To celebrate their success, we’re going to tell you a little bit about some of them. First … Continue reading

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QAEco’s favourite papers of 2015

compiled by Natalie Briscoe For our final post of the year, we asked everyone at QAEco to name their favourite ecology, conservation and decision science papers of 2015. The list shows our diverse interests including modelling methods (metapopulation, mechanistic, and … Continue reading

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Moving beyond the Science of Doom at the Inaugural School of BioSciences Seminar

contributed by Lucie Bland The School of BioSciences held their inaugural seminar on the 10th of December 2015 in the Sidney Myer Centre at the University of Melbourne. The seminar aimed to showcase upcoming views and ideas in conservation, as … Continue reading

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Our new Ecological Modelling lecturers

We are delighted to announce that Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita (pictured above, left) has accepted a continuing role as Lecturer in Ecological Modelling at QAEco. The position is ideally suited to Guillera-Arroita’s expertise in species distribution modelling and includes the development of … Continue reading

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A Future Fellowship for Fiona Fidler

Today the Australian Research Council has announced their 2016 Future Fellows, and among them is QAEco associate Fiona Fidler. She will take up a joint position between the University of Melbourne’s School of BioSciences and School of Historical and Philosophical … Continue reading

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Emily Nicholson Inspiring Women

QAEco congratulates alumnus Emily Nicholson for winning one of four inaugural veski Inspiring Women Fellowships this month. The new scheme is designed to support outstanding female researchers from postdoctoral to tenured positions as they raise families. (On this theme, check … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Opportunities with the NESP Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub (CAUL)

The University of Melbourne node of the NESP Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub is advertising four Research Fellow (Level A) positions.  They are seeking candidates with expertise in amphibian ecology, urban ecology, urban greening and environmental psychology to contribute … Continue reading

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