Category Archives: Conference

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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ESA 2016: Look out for us!

This year’s Ecological Society of Australia conference is upon us! Next week will see the annual migration of a flock of qaecologists over to the conference, held this year in Fremantle, WA. There will be presentations & posters on topics … Continue reading

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Introducing BECR: the BioSciences Early Career Researchers Network

BECR is a recently-formed group of early career researchers (ECRs) who work in the School of BioSciences at The University of Melbourne. BECR aims to: provide opportunities for networking and career development; represent ECR interests within the School and the Faculty of Science; … Continue reading

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QAEcologists participate in #ESA15

Many QAEcologists have just returned from an energising week at the annual conference of the Ecological Society of Australia, this year held in Adelaide. The conference theme was Interconnectedness; in his opening address Threatened Species Commissioner Gregory Andrews encouraged us … Continue reading

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Qaecologists march west for ESA 2015

      Next week a hearty contingent of Qaecologists will decamp to Adelaide, and the 2015 Annual Conference of the Ecological Society of Australia. We’ll be presenting on a wide range of topics, including fire ecology, biodiversity modelling, species … Continue reading

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#EMAPI2015 & #ICOET2015: upcoming Qaeco talks

Next week sees Qaecologists presenting on either side of the US: At International Conference on Ecology and Transportation in Raleigh, North Carolina, Casey Visintin will be talking about “Wildlife-Vehicle Collisions: Predicting Where to Mitigate with a Conceptual Modelling Framework”. Monday, September the 21st, Session 101: … Continue reading

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Qaeco Highlights from #ICCB2015 — the International Congress for Conservation Biology

It’s Spring in sunny Melbourne, and many Qaecologists are returning from what’s becoming an annual migration north to Montpellier, in France. This year, #ICCB2015 – the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology and 4th European Congress for Conservation Biology; in … Continue reading

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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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A carbon code of conduct is not enough

By Hannah Pearson, Chris Baker, Natalie Briscoe, Laura Pollock and Luke Kelly. Despite our best efforts, scientists haven’t succeeded in persuading the world’s governments that reducing carbon emissions is vital for maintaining a liveable climate on earth. This might be because … Continue reading

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Qaecologists presenting at the International Statistical Ecology Conference, Montpellier 2014

So it is going to be another quiet winter in the QAECO lab. A whole bunch of us will be migrating north to Europe and other warmer climes. For many the first staging post will be the south of France [sigh], … Continue reading

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