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Seminar: The science-writing myth- why scientific publications stink

The next Ecology and Environmental Science Seminar will be presented by Dr Zoe Doubleday and Professor Sean Connell. Title: The science-writing myth: why scientific publications stink When: 12:10pm, Friday, March 3, 2017 Where: G04 Benham Building Cost: Free Good writing takes time, but in a work environment where time is a precious commodity, is it worth it? […]

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Research Tuesdays: Conservation Drones

The next Research Tuesdays forum will be presented by Professor Lian Pin Koh from the Centre for Applied Conservation Science. Title: Conservation Drones When: 5:30pm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre Cost: Free, but bookings recommended Environmental conservation can be financially and physically challenging wherever it occurs, but particularly so in remote, hard-to-access, or […]

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Research Tuesdays: Connected to Country

The next Research Tuesdays forum will be presented by Professor Alan Cooper, founder of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA. Title: Connected to Country When: 5:30pm, Tuesday, February 14, 2017 Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre Cost: Free, but bookings recommended Indigenous Australians have a remarkably deep cultural and spiritual connection to their country. Now, research at the […]

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Science meets Parliament: 21-22 March 2017

Science meets Parliament sees 200 scientists and technologists gather in Canberra to meet face-to-face with MPs and Senators to share their science and develop some valuable professional skills. Networking opportunities, workshops and inspiring speakers will be spread over two full days at Old and New Parliament House. Registrations cost $1100 for general registrations, or $650 […]

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Seminar: New methods to assess ocean oxygenation

The next Sprigg Seminar will be presented by Dr Babette Hoogakker from the University of Oxford with her talk entitled “New methods to assess ocean oxygenation in the past; examples from the Atlantic and Southern oceans.” Title: New methods to assess ocean oxygenation in the past; examples from the Atlantic and Southern oceans When: 4pm, Thursday 27 October, […]

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Seminar: What do Australian coasts tell us about past climate and Antarctic Ice Sheet Stability?

The next Sprigg Symposium will be presented by Associate Professor Ian Goodwin from Macquarie University. He will present a seminar entitled “What do Australian coasts tell us about past climate and Antarctic Ice Sheet Stability?” Title: What do Australian coasts tell us about past climate and Antarctic Ice Sheet Stability? When: 12:10pm, Friday 21 October, 2016 […]

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Seminar: Naturalized Parrots in the United States

Associate Professor Stephen Pruett-Jones from the University of Chicago will present a seminar. Title: Naturalized Parrots in the United States When: 12pm, Friday, November 4, 2016 Where: Lecture Theatre G10, Benham Building     Abstract The United States was home to two native species of parrots, the Carolina Parakeet and Thick-billed Parrot, both of which are now extinct. Nevertheless, […]

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Upcoming Seminar by Former Senator Robert Simms

Former Senator for the Australian Greens, Robert Simms, will present a seminar entitled “Influencing decision makers”. Title: Influencing decision makers When: 12:10pm Friday, October 21, 2016 Where: Lecture Theatre G10, Benham Building Robert Simms talks about how to promote your research to politicians, and discusses how this can inform political decision making.

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Upcoming Seminar by Dr Frédérik Saltré

The Environment Institute’s Dr Frédérik Saltré will present a seminar entitled “Unravelling what (or who) killed the world’s largest mammals over the last 50,000 years” Title: Unravelling what (or who) killed the world’s largest mammals over the last 50,000 years When: 12pm Friday, October 28, 2016 Where: Lecture Theatre G10, Benham Building   Abstract Megafauna extinctions during the […]

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Seminar: The role of ocean circulation changes as a climate driver

The next Sprigg Symposium will be presented by Dr Laurie Menviel, DECRA Fellow from the University of New South Wales. She will present a seminar entitled “The role of ocean circulation changes as a climate driver during the last glacial period” Title: The role of ocean circulation changes as a climate driver during the last glacial […]

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