New team member: Ruchira Somaweera
Welcome to Ruchira Somaweera, a new ECE team postdoctoral fellow Ruchira Somaweera has joined the Ecosystem Change Ecology team as […]
Recent graduations: Alice Watt
Congratulations to Alice Watt BSc(Hons)! Alice Watt has recently graduated from the University of Western Australia. She completed her BSc(Hons) […]
Job opportunity: would you like to join our team?
Research Scientist position open Tenure: Indefinite (cf. ‘tenurable ongoing’) Level: CSOF5 (cf. Aus Level B) More details & to apply: http://bit.ly/1TV6wkX […]
Research note: Banksia woodland fieldwork
The recent fieldwork season has been a busy one for PhD student Juliana Pille Arnold. From September to December 2015 she […]
New appointment: a new Editor-in-Chief for Insect Conservation and Diversity
Raphael Didham has recently been appointed the new Editor-in-Chief at Insect Conservation and Diversity, taking over from Simon Leather. The […]
Job opportunity: joint CSIRO-UWA appointment
Lecturer in Plant Ecology, position open Tenure: Term (5 years) Level: Level B (A$93,182 – A$110,654 p.a.) More details & […]
Recent graduations: Caroline Delaisse & Timm Dobert
Congratulations to Caroline Delaisse and Timm Dobert! As we close in on the end of 2015, two of the Ecosystem […]
New publication: is CRISPR-based gene drive a biocontrol silver bullet or global conservation threat?
Are we are willing to risk the global loss of a species as a result of unintended dispersal of modified individuals back to their native range, to benefit from the control efficiencies that CRISPRCas9 gene drive technology could offer?
New publication: translating plant cover scores into estimates of leaf area index and biomass
Braun-Blanquet cover scores as a proxy for detailed measurement of community structure. The selective harvest of trees and the cutting […]
New publication: to core, or not to core, that is the question.
How does drilling holes into the world’s most valuable trees impact on their health? “Ask the trees how they want […]
New publication: mechanical hoof tests effect of livestock on native snail populations
Livestock trampling and forest snail biodiversity Even low frequency trampling by livestock can reduce the density and biodiversity of forest […]