Tag Archives: The University of Melbourne

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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A Future Fellowship for Fiona Fidler

Today the Australian Research Council has announced their 2016 Future Fellows, and among them is QAEco associate Fiona Fidler. She will take up a joint position between the University of Melbourne’s School of BioSciences and School of Historical and Philosophical … 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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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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Saving the most species at #uomOpenDay

How should you invest $20 million to save the most species from extinction? That was the challenge we put to visitors to The University of Melbourne Open Day. You can take the challenge too! It is a difficult problem; programs … Continue reading

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Choose your cake and eat it too: A very QAECO morning tea

By Natasha Cadenhead How do academics forage at morning tea? Do sweets go extinct faster than savouries? Which cake should you eat? How much should you eat? How close should you be to the coffee? The exit? Yesterday we hosted … Continue reading

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Research and teaching positions at The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is recruiting outstanding researchers to research only positions that will convert to regular teaching and research positions after 5 years. These appointments are overseen by the University’s senior executive, with support of relevant faculties. We’d love … Continue reading

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McKenzie Fellowships

The University of Melbourne has an annual round of postdoctoral positions known as McKenzie Fellowships. The most recent round has just opened. The Fellowships will be funded for a three year appointment commencing at Level A.6 in the University Salary … Continue reading

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Making smart management decisions even when we are uncertain

How do we use structured decision making and value of information analysis to identify robust management strategies even when there is a lot of uncertainty about the system? QAECO’s Joslin Moore and Mike Runge describe how they did it in … 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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