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McKenzie Fellowships at The University of Melbourne

Professor John McKenzie was Dean of Science and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at The University of Melbourne. Recognizing his contribution to research and especially mentoring of young researchers, The University of Melbourne established an annual recruitment of McKenzie Fellows. These fellowships … Continue reading

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2012 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling

The 2012 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling is being held at The University of Queensland from 9-12 July. Keynote speakers are Professor Anne Chao (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), EJ Millner-Gulland (Imperial College, London) and our very own Qaecologist … Continue reading

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Decision Point March 2012

Be sure to check out this month’s issue of Decision point, the completely free monthly magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group. This month Tom Hatton and Peter Marsack provide a thumbnail sketch of the recently released State of Environment 2011 … Continue reading

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ARC-CEED Early Career Researcher Visiting Fellowships

Want to come and spend some time at some of the ARC-CEED hubs like the QAECO lab at the University of Melbourne? Well then, a CEED overseas early career researcher visiting fellowship is just the ticket. Applicants can apply to … Continue reading

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Qaecologists in the blogosphere

This week Qaecologists took to the blogosphere in droves. Senior Qaecologist Mick McCarthy has been blogging regularly on a wide range of topics from interpreting variation in data to alpine cattle grazing. Geoff Heard gave us a sneak preview of … Continue reading

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Decision Point February 2012

In this month’s issue of Decision Point you can read about EDG researcher Phil Gibbons’s work on managing landscapes in the context of the Black Saturday Bushfire’s aftermath. Also be sure to check out QAECO’s own, and CEED deputy director, … Continue reading

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Welcome Dr Emily Nicholson

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Emily Nicholson to QAECO. Emily has just been announced as the 2012 Centenary Research Fellow for The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Science. Her research encompasses biodiversity, ecology, conservation and decision making. Emily will be … Continue reading

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More post-doc positions available with QAEG

Update: Applications for these positions are closed, but McKenzie fellowships are available, with a closing date of 21 September 2012. We are looking for six post-docs and research fellows to join the Quantitative & Applied Ecology Group at The University of … Continue reading

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Quantifying levels of biological invasion: towards the objective classification of invaded and invasible ecosystems

Biological invasions are a global phenomenon that threatens biodiversity, and few, if any, ecosystems are free from alien species. The relative “success” of invasion is influenced by inherent features of the species (invasiveness) and recipient ecosystems (invasibility), and factors associated … Continue reading

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