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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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A Future Fellowship for Fiona Fidler

Today the Australian Research Council has announced their 2016 Future Fellows, and among them is QAEco associate Fiona Fidler. She will take up a joint position between the University of Melbourne’s School of BioSciences and School of Historical and Philosophical … 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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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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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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New paper in Nature: Eutrophication weakens stabilising effects of diversity in natural grasslands

Plant diversity, eutrophication and the stability of natural grasslands is the topic of a paper by Yann Hautier and the Nutrient Network published online this week in Nature. Check out a blog about the paper by Jos Moore (QAECO associate and NutNet member).

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