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Eco-Stats ’15: Technological advances between Ecology and Statistics

Abstract submissions close soon!  (October 9th).

Spatio-Temporal Statistical Modelling Course

7 December 2015 at the Sydney Business School, Circular Quay Sydney. This short course has been scheduled to coincide with the Eco-Stats '15 Conference on 8-10 December 2015 UNSW, Sydney.

2016 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

Young Australian researchers, innovators and scientists aged 18-35 active in the agriculture sector are invited to apply for a share of $240,000 in grants as part of the 2016 Science and Innovation Awards.

Native Animals: How do you live with them?

Australians share their land with a unique range of native animals and our encounters with them can bring a mixture of joy, wonder, risk, danger and annoyance. There might be an unwelcome possum in your roof or an adorable joey you've nursed to health.

We need your help with the White Ibis & Cockatoo Survey

We want to find out where all the Australian White Ibis and Sulphur-crested Cockatoos are across Australia.
The count is on Sunday 11th of October, but we’ll accept counts within a week of this date.

ESA member Professor Kingsford
Lake Eyre Basin partnership wins $500,000 International River Prize

For helping protect the Lake Eyre Basin from development, mining and other threats, a team including UNSW scientist and ESA member Richard Kingsford has won one of the world’s most prestigious water conservation awards.

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2015 Ecological Society Photo Competition

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In this special herpetology issssssssssssssue...

At ESA14, held last year in Alice Springs, I was fortunate enough to see a series of talks on the intersection of  ‘nature’ and urbanisation (that is, ‘urban ecology’) by some of ESA’s excellent student and ECR members, such  as Caragh Threllfall and Pia Lentini.



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 new project has just commenced with the aim of generating new knowledge about the life-cycles and biology of a range of invertebrate pest and...

Closing date: Sunday, October 18, 2015

This is a strategic leadership role that is responsible for leading and managing the Branch that represents, cares for and develops the Museum’s...

Closing date: Wednesday, October 28, 2015

We are seeking a highly motivated Postdoctoral researcher to join a 3-year, NERC-funded collaboration investigating “Interactions between sources...

Closing date: Wednesday, October 14, 2015


Introduced pastoral grasses have become major global drivers of ecosystem change, causing native plant assemblages to be transformed through...

Closing date: Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Plant Invasion and Restoration Ecology Lab (PIREL) at Macquarie University, Australia, is seeking a PhD candidate to work on a project...

Closing date: Saturday, October 31, 2015

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment (HIE) at Western Sydney University, Australia, is seeking a highly motivated PhD candidate to...

Closing date: Friday, October 16, 2015


I am looking for a few volunteer field assistants to help out with my PhD research on plains mouse refuges at sites in the southern Northern...

Closing date: Wednesday, September 30, 2015

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