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Exposing the creatures of the deep Dr Tim O’Hara, Mr Skipton Woolley , Associate Professor Brendan Wintle, Dr Gurutzeta Guillera-Arroita and Dr José J. Lahoz-Monfort For the first time, a light has been shone on the diversity of creatures that … Continue reading

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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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Halting the spread of cane toads

By Reid Tingley & Darren Southwell Cane toads are one of the worst invasive species in Australia. Introduced to Queensland in 1935 as a biological control agent, the toads have spread at a formidable pace across northern Australia, and have had … Continue reading

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Qaecologists at #ESA2012

Three members of QAECO are going to ESA2012 in Portland. In chronological order of their talks, we have: Mick McCarthy: “Indices of population viability” (Monday, 6 August, 2012: 2:50 PM, D136). Laura Pollock: “The role of speciation and introgression in … Continue reading

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2012 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling

The 2012 World Conference on Natural Resource Modeling is being held at The University of Queensland from 9-12 July. Keynote speakers are Professor Anne Chao (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan), EJ Millner-Gulland (Imperial College, London) and our very own Qaecologist … 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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Welcome Dr Emily Nicholson

We’re delighted to welcome Dr Emily Nicholson to QAECO. Emily has just been announced as the 2012 Centenary Research Fellow for The University of Melbourne’s Faculty of Science. Her research encompasses biodiversity, ecology, conservation and decision making. Emily will be … Continue reading

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