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) degree entitled “Informing land managers on climate resilient restoration – optimising resource allocation in Eucalyptus rudis seedlings along a 600mm rainfall gradient” with the School of Animal Biology at the University of Western Australia and … Continue reading Recent graduations: Alice Watt

Job opportunity: four new positions in weed biological control

CSIRO (Australia) is currently recruiting 2 Postdoctoral Fellows and 2 Research Scientists in Weed Biological Control. Position Descriptions and Selection Criteria of Postdoctoral Fellowship roles: • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Plant Pathology in Weed Biological Control (Canberra, ACT) • Postdoctoral Fellowship: Plant-Insect Interactions in Weed Biological Control (Brisbane, Qld) Postdoctoral Fellowships close: 21-Jun-2016 (now closed) Position Descriptions … Continue reading Job opportunity: four new positions in weed biological control

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 Applications close: 11:59pm AEST, 27 July 2016 (now closed) Team website: http://ecosystemchangeecology.org This position represents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated scientist to join the Ecosystem Change Ecology team based in Perth, Western Australia.  This … Continue reading Job opportunity: would you like to join our team?

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 collected data on plant-pollinator interactions in degraded landscapes of the Swan Coastal Plain in Western Australia, a global biodiversity hotspot.  Collection of insects, plants and pollen samples was carried out in several fragments of Banksia … Continue reading Research note: Banksia woodland fieldwork

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 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