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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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Role of protected areas in species’ range expansions

In this week’s QAECO Reading Group we talked about whether and how protected areas (PAs) may facilitate species’ range expansions – a topic that is becoming increasingly important as the global climate changes. In their recent PNAS paper, Thomas et … Continue reading

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Birds have distinctive urban accents

A recent report in The Age has described some research by Dominique Potvin, Kirsten Parris and Raoul Mulder on how the songs of urban silvereyes are different from those of their country cousins. They call more slowly, at a higher … Continue reading

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