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#14DSBS: Qaeco goes deep

Headed to the 14th Deep Sea Biology Symposium in Aveiro, Portugal next week? Yes?  You lucky scoundrel! Look out for Qaecologist and deep-sea enthusiast Skip Woolley’s talk “Energy export drives unique global patterns of deep-sea biodiversity”: Monday the 31st of August at … Continue reading

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Changing patterns in plant invastions—Qaecologists unlock the power of the 21st century herbarium

Herbaria are more relevant than ever. Led by Aaron Dodd, Qaecologists and friends used 3 million specimen in the ‘virtual’ herbarium at the Atlas of Living Australia to study a 4 billion dollar national problem: invasive plants. You won’t believe what they … Continue reading

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Victorian National Parks Association interviews Libby Rumpf

As part of the National Science Week 2015, the Victorian National Parks Association is celebrating Victorian scientists who are dedicated in understanding natural environments and finding solutions to conservation problems. Our very own Libby Rumpf is highlighted in an article by Tim Reynolds which can be found here. If you … Continue reading

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Conferences part 2 – ESA America in Baltimore

Other lab members decided against migrating to a conference in a flock: here are two going to the annual meeting of the Ecological Society of America in Baltimore from the 9th – 13th of August. You can check out their work. Hannah Pearson … Continue reading

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Qaecologists presenting at the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology in Montpellier, France

Another winter, another migration of Qaecologists and friends to warmer climates. This year most of us chose Montpellier for their overwintering grounds. From the 2nd – 6th of August, we and about 2000 other attendees will gather for the 27th … Continue reading

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Methods in Ecology and Evolution highlights women’s contributions

For International Women’s Day, Methods in Ecology and Evolution are highlighting some key women who have made important contributions to their field.  First up was our very own Jane Elith, who was asked ‘what drew you to a career in … Continue reading

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QAECO’s favourite ecology and conservation papers of 2014

We asked everyone at QAECO to name their favourite ecology, conservation and decision science papers of 2014. The list shows our diverse interests including models and monitoring, fire and frogs, botany and biodiversity and invasions and indices. Here’s what we … Continue reading

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