Author Archives: Michael McCarthy

About Michael McCarthy

I conduct research on environmental decision making and quantitative ecology. My teaching is mainly at post-grad level at The University of Melbourne.

Virtual #ISEC2020

Held every two years, the International Statistical Ecology Conference has shifted Down Under this year. But given COVID-19, it is running virtually. And it has just kicked off, and the organisers are to be commended for what appears to be … Continue reading

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Celebrating Remarkable Women in STEMM

Women in Science AUSTRALIA are organising various events associated with International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March. For each day in March they will profile a woman in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). One of the first to … Continue reading

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Jane Elith wins Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year

Congratulations to Jane Elith, who tonight will be awarded the Frank Fenner Prize for Life Scientist of the Year, an early career award within the Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. Jane is recognised as one of the world’s leading ecologists … Continue reading

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Eureka for the IUCN Red List of Ecosystems!

Last night, David Keith and team won the 2015 NSW Office of Environment and Heritage Eureka Prize for Environmental Research, recognising their work on The Red List of Ecosystems. The IUCN Red List of Ecosystems establishes a standard method to … Continue reading

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Lecturer in Ecological Modelling

We’re looking for an outstanding academic to join the School of BioSciences within QAECO. We are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in modelling the distributions of species or biodiversity, or more generally in spatial modelling. The closing date for … Continue reading

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RSPB award to Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita

Congratulations to Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita, who won the RSPB’s 2015 award for an outstanding PhD. Guru completed her PhD at Kent, and is now a post-doc in QAECO as part of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions. Her PhD … Continue reading

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