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The Ecological Society of Australia supports and urges members to vote ‘Yes’ to Marriage equality .

Lizard Social Behaviour Conservation and Host Parasite Ecology: 300 papers and Mike Bull

Friday 6 October 2017, South 1 Lecture Theatre, Flinders University

Field Courses in Zoology, Botany, and Conservation
Tamandua

December 2017 - February 2018 

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Tasmanian Forest Practices Authority is hosting a two-day conference in Hobart

Looking back – looking forward: A conference recognising 30 years of Tasmania’s forest practice system

Governments fail to save the forests for the trees

Australia’s Regional Forest Agreements are failing the very values that they were designed to protect, according to Professor David Lindenmayer, one of Australia’s pre-eminent ecologists.

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Coping with 'A World of Wounds' (John Benson); Mental health of tertiary students (Michelle Walter); ESA President Don Driscoll's letter to Premier Berijiklian and more…

The Ecological Society of Australia is delighted to announce a new partnership with the Holsworth Wildlife Research Endowment. Each year, the fund supports around 200 post-graduate students to conduct research in ecology, wildlife management, and natural history studies.

 
 

Conferences

EcoTas 2017

The joint conference of the Ecological Society of Australia and the New Zealand Ecological Society
26 November - 1 December 2017
Cypress Lakes Conference Centre in the Hunter Valley in NSW,

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Naturalists combine field skills and experience with a wide knowledge-base and a passion for science and wildlife, and in an age of specialization are themselves becoming endangered species. Without these students of natural history however, we risk losing a vital component of the academic ecosystem. Naturalists observe and describe organisms, characterize their relationships to the environment, and embroil themselves in taxonomy and systematics. Their work has had enormous implications for management and innovation in such diverse fields as health, agriculture, and conservation.

It is amid mounting cries for a renewed respect and zeal for the study of natural history that we at FPI have developed our field biology courses. Our goal is to introduce students from every background to disciplines ranging from herpetology and primatology to ornithology and entomology. Participants learn field methods and techniques alongside lessons focused on physiology, ecology, and conservation issues. These courses are intended not just for undergraduates pursuing careers in the biological sciences, but also anyone (over 18) from any background whose interest in plants and wildlife motivates them to join one of our rigorous educational programs. Much more than simply offering ecotourism experiences in the most bio-diverse regions of the planet, FPI aims to graduate competent and informed students with the tools to make a difference in whichever field they pursue.

Closing date: Monday, November 6, 2017

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment is looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a 3-year PhD program of research commencing early in 2018. This scholarship is part of a new, three-year research project entitled "Sustainable pasture systems under climate extremes" with funding from Western Sydney University, Meat and Livestock Australia and Dairy Australia.

The successful applicant will work with a team of researchers from Western Sydney University, and engage with industry partners and stakeholders associated with the project.

Closing date: Sunday, September 24, 2017

Tthe Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment is looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a 3-year PhD program of research commencing early in 2018.

This scholarship is part of a new, three-year research project entitled "Sustainable pasture systems under climate extremes" with funding from Western Sydney University, Meat and Livestock Australia and Dairy Australia.

The successful applicant will work with a team of researchers from Western Sydney University, and engage with industry partners and stakeholders associated with the project.

Closing date: Sunday, September 24, 2017

The Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment based at Western Sydney University is looking for a highly motivated and qualified candidate for a 3-year PhD program of research commencing early in 2018. This scholarship is part of a new, three-year research project entitled "Sustainable pasture systems under climate extremes" with funding from Western Sydney University, Meat and Livestock Australia and Dairy Australia.

Closing date: Sunday, September 24, 2017

We are seeking a highly motivated PhD student to join am on-going research project on the evolution of sociality in coral reef fishes, based at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia.

Closing date: Friday, October 6, 2017

Student Opportunities

We are looking for a highly motivated PhD candidate for the Green Cities ­ Which Plant Where Project.


Closing date: Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Murray–Darling Freshwater Research Centre (MDFRC) in association with The Murray–Darling Basin Authority (on behalf of the joint...


Closing date: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

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