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3MT People’s Choice and Student’s Choice Winner!

Congratulations to Isobel Hume, who was both the People’s Choice and also Student’s Choice awards winner in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT) final! The 3MT competition involves explaining years of research, or their 100,000 word thesis, in three minutes, using only one PowerPoint slide. The ability to effectively communicate research impact is a skill that all researchers must […]

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Professor Maier wins biannual medal at the MSSANZ

The Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand Inc. (MSSANZ), awards outstanding contributors every two years. Professor Holger Maier was awarded the medal this year for ‘exceptional research contributions to modelling and simulation, and for promoting the aims of the Society’. He became a fellow of the Society in 2017 and was one of the Plenary […]

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Nominations Now Open for the UNAA World Environment Day Awards 2013

Nominations for the United Nations Association of Australia World Environment Day Awards 2013 are now open! Each year, in support of UNEP World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Association of Australia recognises innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World […]

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ACAD member wins Next Generation Sequencer

Five members of the Environment Institute’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) (Jeremy Austin, Jennifer Young, Jennifer Templeton, Denice Higgins and Janette Edson) attended and showcased their work at the International Symposium on Forensics, in Hobart 26-29th September. Jennifer Templeton won 2nd prize for her poster, which illustrated ACAD’s recent work on enrichment strategies to […]

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2012 Peter Cullen Trust ‘Science to Policy Leadership Program’

Applications are now open for the 2012 Peter Cullen Trust ‘Science to Policy Leadership Program.’ This program is aimed at mid-career ‘rising stars’ working in science, policy or river, rural or urban water management and focuses on building leadership and communication skills specifically geared to bringing about positive change in water and catchment management in […]

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Stuart Leslie Bird Research Award – Applications now open

Applications for the Birds Australia ‘Stuart Leslie Bird Research Award’ are now open. The Award was established in 1997 by Mr Stuart Leslie, AM, who was one of Birds Australia’s long-time major donors and a keen bird watcher. Aware of the crucial importance of ongoing ornithological research and the financial challenges facing Australian students, Mr […]

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EI Members win 2011 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award – Environmental Sustainability

The 2011 Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Award for Environmental Sustainability was recently given to Environment Institute members Ken Clarke, Megan Lewis and Bertram Ostendorf, together with Anna Dutkiewicz and Giles Forward of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) for their satellite remote sensing tool for monitoring soil erosion risk. This international peer-recognition is in […]

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