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AMSA 2015 Conference - Estuaries to Oceans

The 52nd annual conference of the Australian Marine Sciences Association will be held from 5-9 July at Deakin University's Waterfront campus in Geelong.

Wiley Fundamental Ecology Award

A $5000 postgraduate grant for research in the field of Fundamental Ecology is now available.

Nature Conservancy & ESA Award for Applied Conservation Science

The Nature Conservancy and The Ecological Society for Australia Inc have established this award to fund a postgraduate scholarship in the field

Ecological Data Analysis Summer School in Greece

The School of Environment of the University of the Aegean and the Institute of Marine Biology, Biotechnology and Aquaculture of the Hellenic Centre of Marine Research co-organize for the third consecutive year, EcoDAR2015, an International Summer School in Ecolog

Kwongan Foundation
The Kwongan Foundation for the conservation of Australia's biodiversity

This foundation provides resources for research and study at the University of Western Australia to implement the gathering and sharing of knowledge, enable long-term planning and

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Latest Bulletins

Sometimes compiling the Bulletin, especially as deadlines rapidly approach and teaching heats up, is more stressful than not.

Showcasing case studies, penned by Dr Bert De Groef on biological conservation and Drs Jemima Stuart-Smith and Grett Pecl on 'citizen scientists'. 



ESA 2015 Annual Conference

ESA's Annual Conference will take place in Adelaide this year. It will be a fantastic opportunity to engage with some of the world’s leading ecologists, and enjoy the biodiversity of South Australian ecology. 

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Science New Zealand is looking to appoint a Director of New Zealand's Biological Heritage. The position will be based in Lincoln, Canterbury.

Closing date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Applications are invited for the 3-year, fixed-term position of Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Zoology, Division of Sciences at the...

Closing date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

An exciting opportunity for a Community Ecologist Lecturer in Plant-Animal Interactions with an excellent postdoctoral record in relevant research...

Closing date: Friday, March 20, 2015


A three-year Postdoc, a 31-month Research Assistant position and a three-year PhD studentship are available at the University of Bristol, UK.

Closing date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

We’re looking for an enthusiastic PhD student to work with us on our recently awarded Australian Research Council Discovery Project, seeking to...

Closing date: Friday, May 1, 2015

Interested in adaptation of rhizobia strains to different soil environments and to abiotic stress?

Closing date: Thursday, April 30, 2015


Museum Victoria encourages undergraduate and graduate students to undertake internship or work placement projects with a range of departments...

Closing date: Tuesday, March 31, 2015

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2014 Ecological Society Photo Competition

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