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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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Two jobs at Museum Victoria to work with QAECO

Two jobs have just been advertised to work on frogs with Dr Jane Melville at Museum Victoria and with QAECO principal researcher Dr Kirsten Parris. One job is a full-time position for two years as a Project Officer, and the … 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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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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Qaecologists at SCB

This week a bunch of qaecologists will be presenting their work at the Society for Conservation Biology meeting in Auckland, New Zealand. If you’re in town be sure to check them out.

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NutNet in the (Science) news

The research co-operative NutNet (which includes qaecologist Joslin Moore) is featured in the News Focus section of this week’s issue of Science. The group is conducting a worldwide grassland experiment. At each site the experiment is on a small scale, and is … Continue reading

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Qaecologists in the Media

Brendan is the lead author on a paper published in Nature Climate Change this week looking at how to optimise investment in conservation under climate change. Brendan discusses the findings in The Conversation and you can see him in the flesh on the ABC … Continue reading

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It’s time to get over the hump

The productivity-diversity hump that is! A paper published today in Science by Peter Adler and the NutNet research cooperative (of which Joslin Moore & John Morgan are members) has shown that productivity is a poor predictor of plant species richness in … Continue reading

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Qaecology Reading Group: Saccheri et al, 1998

Once a fortnight the Qaecology lab gathers round a couple of packets of Tim Tams and a pot of coffee to discuss a paper. This week the theme was extinction risk and the paper chosen was Saccheri et al’s, Inbreeding … Continue reading

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Decision Point

Decision Point is a monthly publication brought to you by the Environmental Decisions Group (EDG), of which QAECO is a part. From the magazine’s front cover: [Decision Point] presents news and views on environmental decision making, biodiversity, conservation planning and … Continue reading

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