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
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
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
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?
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
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