Welcome to Shilu and James who will be undertaking their PhDs in the Ecosystem Change Ecology team. Shilu will be working on a collaboration between CSIRO, the University of Western Australia and Zhejiang University. Her doctoral research will investigate the impact of habitat fragmentation on functional structure of subtropical plant communities in the Thousand Island … Continue reading New team members: Shilu Zheng & James Barr
Welcome to Katie and Dennis who will be doing their BSc(Hons) year with CSIRO and the University of Western Australia. Katie takes up a position working with us on her thesis entitled "Understanding climatic gradients as drivers in the growth rates, germination success and reproductive potential of Passiflora foetida." In this project we will … Continue reading New team members: Katie White & Dennis Byrne
Welcome to Tommaso Jucker, a new ECE team research scientist. Tommaso Jucker will join the Ecosystem Change Ecology team at CSIRO as a Research Scientist in March 2017. His research is broadly focused on understanding what determines the composition, structure and function of plant communities, in an effort to predict how these will respond to … Continue reading New team member: Tommaso Jucker
Karen Bell will join the Ecosystem Change Ecology team in October 2016 as a joint position between CSIRO and the University of Western Australia, where she will be a Lecturer in Plant Ecology in the School of Plant Biology.
Welcome to Ruchira Somaweera, a new ECE team postdoctoral fellow Ruchira Somaweera has joined the Ecosystem Change Ecology team as a CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellow. Ruchira takes up a position delivering against a project funded by the Northern NESP hub entitled "Guidelines for the management of threats to savanna riparian zones." In this project we will … Continue reading New team member: Ruchira Somaweera
Raphael Didham has recently been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief at Insect Conservation and Diversity, taking over from Simon Leather. The recent 2014 Thomson-Reuters journal citation rankings show Insect Conservation and Diversity rising rapidly through the top quartile of Entomology journals (to 11th out of 92 journals), with an impact factor of 2.174. Learn more about … Continue reading New appointment: a new Editor-in-Chief for Insect Conservation and Diversity