Category Archives: post-docs

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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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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Socially-acceptable conservation planning: how can we integrate biological and social values to improve conservation?

By Rachael Vorwerk, Amy Whitehead and Heini Kujala (This article was first published in the July 2014 issue of Decision Point, The Monthly Magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group) Understanding how society perceives and values different areas is important for … Continue reading

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Research and teaching positions at The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is recruiting outstanding researchers to research only positions that will convert to regular teaching and research positions after 5 years. These appointments are overseen by the University’s senior executive, with support of relevant faculties. We’d love … Continue reading

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McKenzie Fellowships

The University of Melbourne has an annual round of postdoctoral positions known as McKenzie Fellowships. The most recent round has just opened. The Fellowships will be funded for a three year appointment commencing at Level A.6 in the University Salary … Continue reading

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What could be wrong with transparent conservation decision-making?

By Michael Bode (This article first appeared in the Spring 2013 newsletter of the Resource Modelling Association. The newsletter and society journal – Natural Resource Modelling – contain some great articles on modelling that contains both biological and economic processes). There is a … Continue reading

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Recent Qaecologist blog posts (April 2013)

April marked the end of visiting PhD student Lucie Bland’s recent stint with the QAECO lab. Since then, she’s sure been busy, but that didn’t stop her from blogging. This month Lucie offers us a critical reading list for machine learning. … Continue reading

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