Tag Archives: conservation

Qaecologists at SCCS-Brisbane 2013

A contingent of Qaecologists have just returned from a fortnight in sunny Brisbane, attending the first ever Student Conference for Conservation Science to be held in Australia. The conference took place at the University of Queensland and is part of … Continue reading

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So, you want a job that lets you save the world…

In this week’s QAECO reading group, we changed tack. Rather than a science-based paper, we discussed a recent paper from the Graduate Groups of Ecology and Geography at UC Davis (Blickley et al. in press). Their paper arose from a … Continue reading

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Student Conference on Conservation Science – Brisbane, 2013

The application period for the first ever Student Conference on Conservation Science held in Australia and hosted by the EDG closes on September 13. From the website: The Student Conference on Conservation Science (SCCS) – Australia will bring together 100 post-graduate students from … Continue reading

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Urban frogs and conservation challenges

An article in the Higher Education section of The Age today reports on a project to assist the conservation of frogs in Melbourne by breeding tadpoles in captivity and then releasing them at ponds around the city, in an effort … Continue reading

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McKenzie Fellowships at The University of Melbourne

Professor John McKenzie was Dean of Science and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research) at The University of Melbourne. Recognizing his contribution to research and especially mentoring of young researchers, The University of Melbourne established an annual recruitment of McKenzie Fellows. These fellowships … Continue reading

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QAECO’s Dr Jane Elith tops Australia for citations in biodiversity conservation

Congratulations to Qaecologist Dr Jane Elith for receiving a coveted Citation Award from Thomson Reuters! The award is in recognition of Jane’s outstanding published works especially in the area of species distribution modelling. Her impact on this rapidly evolving subfield … Continue reading

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Decision Point March 2012

Be sure to check out this month’s issue of Decision point, the completely free monthly magazine of the Environmental Decisions Group. This month Tom Hatton and Peter Marsack provide a thumbnail sketch of the recently released State of Environment 2011 … Continue reading

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Dr Mikey Bode iz in da house!!!

Yo-Yo! The freshest episode of Channel Ten’s science education TV series, SCOPE, features Qaecologist Michael Bode. Check it out and see Mike talking about his work modelling fish dispersal around the Great Barrier Reef. Although the lead up to Mike’s bit … Continue reading

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ARC-CEED Early Career Researcher Visiting Fellowships

Want to come and spend some time at some of the ARC-CEED hubs like the QAECO lab at the University of Melbourne? Well then, a CEED overseas early career researcher visiting fellowship is just the ticket. Applicants can apply to … Continue reading

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Qaecologists in the blogosphere

This week Qaecologists took to the blogosphere in droves. Senior Qaecologist Mick McCarthy has been blogging regularly on a wide range of topics from interpreting variation in data to alpine cattle grazing. Geoff Heard gave us a sneak preview of … Continue reading

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