Media coverage of Jeans award winning performance!

Posted onMarch 10, 2015 
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Interview on ABC radio

Transcript

Jean wins 2015 Science and Innovation Award

Posted onMarch 10, 2015 
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Congrats to Jean who was presented with her award in Canberra. ​​​​​​The 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry are coordinated by the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, on behalf of the Department of Agriculture.​
The recipients of the 2015 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture were announced at the ABARES Outlook 2015 conference dinner. The Science Awards recognise big ideas from young rural innovators that contribute to the success of Australia’s agriculture sector.
Jean was awarded the Dairy Australia award

Well done Jean!

Kirsti interviewed tomorrow by Richard Fidler on ABC Radio

Posted onFebruary 4, 2015 
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Kirsti Abbott in Conversation with Richard Fidler tomorrow on ABC Radio talking @SchoolOfAnts. If you miss it live, there’s always archives and podcasts.

Nigel chatting Social Evolution, Macroecology, and Physiology

Posted onDecember 3, 2014 
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Big afternoon, post seminar, chatting to Koos Boomsma, Michael Poulson, David Nash, Jon Shik, and Sal Keith.

Nigel in Copenhagen

Posted onDecember 2, 2014 
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Nigel is currently being hosted by Nate Sanders at the Center for Macroecology, Evolution and Climate, Natural History Museum of Denmark, University of Copenhagen . He gave an invited seminar titled: Assessing Invertebrate Responses to Global Warming: from individual through to biogeographic responses.

Paper just accepted in Open Journal of Ecology

Posted onNovember 14, 2014 
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Lambert K. T. A., Andrew N. R. & McDonald P. G. M. (2014) The influence of avian biodiversity and a weedy understorey on canopy arthropod assembly. Open Journal of Ecology accepted 13th November 2014.

Paper accepted in Oecologia

Posted onSeptember 17, 2014 
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Gibb H., Stoklosa J., Warton D. I., Brown A. D., Andrew N. R. & Cunningham S. A. (in press) Does morphology predict trophic position and habitat use of ant species and assemblages? Oecologia, accepted 15 September 2014.

Paper accepted in Austral Ecology

Posted onSeptember 17, 2014 
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Gibb H., Muscat D., Binns M., Silvey C. J., Peters R. A., Warton D. I. & Andrew N. R. (in press) Responses of foliage-living spider assemblage composition and traits to an environmental gradient in Themeda grasslands. Aust. Ecol., Accepted 26th August 2014.

Nigel speaking at Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment

Posted onSeptember 5, 2014 
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Nigel has been meeting up with colleagues at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment, Richmond, where he was invited to give a seminar titled: Assessing Invertebrate Responses to Global Warming: from individual through to biogeographic responses

Jean talking dung at NEGS

Posted onAugust 29, 2014 
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As part of National Science Week, Jean Drayton has given a talk to students at the New England Girls School on “Dung Beetles and the Environment”. The year 7 students learnt about the different types of dung beetles, their importance and the various roles they play in different ecosystems. The students also got a chance to get up close and personal to live beetles and meet some of the local species in the New England area. It was a great morning!NEGS talk-2

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