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Reading group: Toxic Trojans

At QAECO we have a fortnightly reading group where we get together and discuss a paper, blog or piece of research – anything from seminal papers in ecology, new research, ideas from related fields, or just something we find interesting. This … Continue reading

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Merlion conservation? #ConsAsia2016

Suddenly there’s a flurry of regional conservation meetings! While many will escape the cold and head up to Brisbane next week for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania meeting; this week it’s the joint meeting of SCB Asia and Association … Continue reading

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Homage to Hanski

A tribute from QAECO Ecology lost a giant last week. It was with great sadness that we at QAECO heard of Professor Ilkka Hanski’s passing after a long illness. Ilkka’s career profoundly affected us. From metapopulation theory, through expansive empirical … Continue reading

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Exposing the creatures of the deep Dr Tim O’Hara, Mr Skipton Woolley , Associate Professor Brendan Wintle, Dr Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita and Dr José J. Lahoz-Monfort For the first time, a light has been shone on the diversity of creatures that … Continue reading

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QAECO in young achiever awards

Last month, not one, but two members of QAECO- Hannah Fraser and Chris Baker-were nominated in The University of Melbourne Science and Technology Award, one of the categories in the 2016 Victorian Young Achiever Awards, with Chris making it through … Continue reading

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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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