Category Archives: Qaecologists

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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Drawn to Science

We have several talented artists among us at Qaeco, not least of whom is Kate Cranney. Kate’s been using her flair for images and words in a series of pieces for Melbourne Uni student magazine Farrargo. Each piece tells us … 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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More than the humble yabbie: conserving Australia’s freshwater crayfish

Australia has nearly a quarter of the world’s 600 freshwater crayfish species, but we lag far behind in conserving them (and other invertebrates). Over at Decision Point, Qaecologist Lucie Bland shines a bright light on these fascinating yet neglected species, and discusses … Continue reading

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Botanical whirlwind with Freya Thomas

Qaecologist Freya Thomas has just returned from a five month stint overseas visiting fire ecologists and managers, below she gives a brief outline on her trip, but watch her blog page for more detailed posts, upcoming as soon as she recovers … 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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