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Poll open! Vote for your #favRpackage

Thanks for all the great nominations for #favRpackage!  The poll is open – vote now for your favourite R package for ecology or conservation-related data analysis. Poll closes 10 October.

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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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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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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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Celebrating Remarkable Women in STEMM

Women in Science AUSTRALIA are organising various events associated with International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March. For each day in March they will profile a woman in science, technology, engineering, mathematics and medicine (STEMM). One of the first to … Continue reading

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Our new Ecological Modelling lecturers

We are delighted to announce that Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita (pictured above, left) has accepted a continuing role as Lecturer in Ecological Modelling at QAEco. The position is ideally suited to Guillera-Arroita’s expertise in species distribution modelling and includes the development of … Continue reading

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