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Awards & prizes

2004 ESA Student Prize winners

Annual Conference of the
Ecological Society of Australia
Adelaide December 7th - 10th

 

ESA 2004 was a great success.  A total of 498 delegates from across Australia, New Zealand and overseas enjoyed 4 days of outstanding presentations and posters from all students involved. 

Student prizes at 2004  - click on the title for the extended abstract

ESA Marilyn Fox Award for best inaugeral presentation at a conference

Julia Cooke 
The Ecology of Ward's Weed: A weed of the Southern Rangelands of Australia (.pdf attached)

ESA Best spoken paper at the conference

Karen Marsh 

ESA Best Poster

Alison Miller
Being Eaten: What's more Influential - You or Your Neighbour?

ESA Best spoken paper runner-up

Natasha Wiggins 
Filming Foraging Folivores - Effects of PSM's & Plant Spacial Arrangement on Brushtail Possums (.pdf attached)

ESA Best poster runner-up

Robyn Sinclair
Evolutionary Ecology of Leaf Mining: A Survey of Abundance & Distribution (.pdf attached)

Blackwell/EMR prize for a spoken presentation on management or restoration

Julia Cooke 
The Ecology of Ward's Weed: A weed of the Southern Rangelands of Australia

Blackwell/EMR prize for a poster presentation on management or restoration

Janet Newell
Are Soil Seed Banks Affected by the Reintroduction of Bilbies & Bettongs?
(.pdf attached)

Society for Conservation Biology Prize for a spoken paper on conservation - joint award

Liana Joseph 
Optimal Monitoring Strategies for Listing Threatened Species

Society for Conservation Biology Prize for a spoken paper on conservation - joint award

Monika Rhodes
Application of Network Theory to the Conservation of Habitat Trees in Suburban Environments (.pdf attached)

Society for Conservation Biology Prize for a poster paper on conservation

Peter Turner 
Impacts of Bridal Creeper - Implications of Restoration (.pdf attached)

Australian Flora Foundation prize for a spoken paper on the biology or cultivation of an Australian plant

John Hall 
Weevil Pollination of Australian Cycad Lepidozamia peroffskyana (.pdf attached)

Rainforest CRC prize for best presentation on a rainforest topic

Jessie Wells 
Spacial Ecology of Regeneration in Secondary Rainforests: Seed Dispersal & Ecological Traits in Plant Species