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Newton International Fellowships available

The Newton International Fellowship scheme selects the very best early stage post-doctoral researchers from all over the world, and offers support for two years at UK research institutions. Applications for a fellowship close on 25th February 2015.

Become an accredited practitioner in the professional fire consultant industry

The accreditation and training of people as Accredited Level 1 Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) Assessors is being introduced into Western Australia in 2015.

Australian River Prize - open

The Australian Riverprize is made up of a cash prize and a Twinning grant. The Australian Riverprize was awarded for the first time in 2001, and winners have come from five different states.

Nominations/Voting for Ecosystem Science Council

The Ecosystem Science Council will work to advance the goals of Foundations for the future: a long-term plan for Australian ecosystem science, working with all individuals, groups and organisations within the e

Register for the ANZIF 2015 Conference - early bird closing 30 Jan

The 8th Australia New Zealand Institute of Foresters (ANZIF) Conference is to be held from 13 - 15 April 2015 in Creswick, Victoria. 

Birdlife Australia Gala dinner - book your tickets now

Don’t miss your chance to hear Phil Liggett speak of his two loves, birds and bikes!

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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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A 20 month Postdoctoral fellowship: Experimental studies on invasion process in a dragonfly species at the Field Station of Experimental Ecology...

Closing date: Saturday, February 28, 2015

College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences; Research Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health and Comparative Medicine

Closing date: Sunday, March 8, 2015

This is an opportunity to join a world-leading community of researchers (LEC: http://www...

Closing date: Sunday, February 22, 2015


We are currently looking for a postdoc and recruiting a Ph.D. student for the project “Chance or necessity? Adaptive vs.

Closing date: Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The BeST (Building biodiversity into an ecosystem service-based approach for resource management) project is funded by the Ministry of Business,...

Closing date: Saturday, January 31, 2015

The School of Biological Sciences, University of Tasmania is seeking applicants with an interest and background in freshwater ecology and/or...

Closing date: Monday, February 9, 2015


A volunteer field assistant is needed to help Zoe Reynolds with a project investigating the impacts of bushfires on birds in mallee communities in...

Closing date: Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Marco Festa-Bianchet is looking for a student interested in...

Closing date: Tuesday, March 31, 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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