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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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Emily Nicholson Inspiring Women

QAEco congratulates alumnus Emily Nicholson for winning one of four inaugural veski Inspiring Women Fellowships this month. The new scheme is designed to support outstanding female researchers from postdoctoral to tenured positions as they raise families. (On this theme, check … Continue reading

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Postdoctoral Opportunities with the NESP Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub (CAUL)

The University of Melbourne node of the NESP Clean Air and Urban Landscapes Hub is advertising four Research Fellow (Level A) positions.  They are seeking candidates with expertise in amphibian ecology, urban ecology, urban greening and environmental psychology to contribute … Continue reading

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Inka Veltheim talking at the Australasian Ornithological Conference

Today, Wednesday 25th at 2:45 pm you can catch QAECO’s Inka Veltheim talking at the Australasian Ornithological Conference in Adelaide. Inka will be talking about her PhD research on Brolgas with a presentation entitled ‘GPS tracking reveals two movement strategies … Continue reading

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Plenary by Dr Jane Catford

By chance, are you in Wellington this week for the joint meeting between the Australian Society for Limnology and New Zealand Freshwater Sciences? If so, be sure to catch Thursday morning’s plenary by our own Dr Jane Catford. Last year … Continue reading

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Discoveries!

Last Friday morning was a nerve-wracking one for researchers all over the country, with the latest round of ARC Discovery Grants (including DECRAs) due to be announced. Finger nails were being punished at QAECO as well, but by lunch time … Continue reading

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Fat Fish

Why do people come looking at this qaeco.com? Is it for the cutting edge ecology, the methodological expertise, or the witty-yet-modest blog posts? Is it even something as mundane as email addresses? Well, probably mostly. But for the last three … Continue reading

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Around the world in 80 collaborators

Qaecologists love to travel, and with so many international conferences in the Northern Summer, it’s also a great chance to visit and learn from other labs and meet colleagues. Here’s a few of the cool labs and fabulous collaborators we’ve … Continue reading

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