Monthly Archives: May 2016
Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been elected President of the World Council of Fisheries Societies. The Council is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation for scientific or professional fisheries societies. Professor Gillanders was elected the new president at the 7th World Fisheries Congress held last week in South Korea.
Issue 17 of e-Science out now! In the new and exciting issue of e-Science, discover: The wasps defending your veggie patch from caterpillars How centuries old teeth can help us understand disease What plant viruses can do for us and against us The hormone that lets wheat feel stress Plus the latest breakthroughs, classroom resources, […]
Please find below information about the Peer Prize for Women in Science: A new major Australian research prize has been launched called The Peer Prize for Women In Science. The inaugural year is focused on Life Sciences & Earth Science. To enter, researchers simply share a recent publication to showcase. Then thousands of verified peers around […]
A premier annual bioinformatics training event in Australia for 13 years, the Winter School in Mathematical & Computational Biology will be held 4 to 8 July 2016 at the Institute for Molecular Science, The University of Queensland, St Lucia. Only $260 for the whole week for early bird students! The series of winter schools is […]
Congratulations to Jasmin Martino, a PhD student supervised by Bronwyn Gillanders, Zoe Doubleday and Tony Fowler (SARDI), has won the 2016 SARDI Science Bursary for Women. Jasmin will use the $1500 bursary to support her thesis, ‘Reconstructing the growth and physiological histories of an iconic Australian fish species’. The bursary will be used to support a crucial […]
Congratulations to Erinn Fagan-Jeffries, (Andy Austin’s Lab), who has won the national finals of ‘FameLab’ the British Council’s science communication competition, last Thursday night (5th May), and is now off to the international finals in the UK in June. Good luck Erinn.
A recent PlosOne publication from You-You Li’s UA/SA Museum PhD project was showcased by The Advertiser thanks to the media work of Professor Steve Cooper (SA Museum / University of Adelaide). http://www.news.com.au/national/south-australia/sa-museum-research-shows-mount-lofty-ranges-bandicoots-need-room-to-mingle/news-story/6b4261a1e22160972d9b515c43ee684e
Erinn Fagan-Jeffries, a PhD student in Andy Austin’s group, has made the national finals of ‘FameLab’ in Perth this Thursday night (5th May). This is an international science communication competition run by The British Council, and is similar to the 3 minute thesis competition, where you have to explain your research in only three minutes […]