Kylie Soanes, PhD student and Research Assistant at ARCUE/the University of Melbourne has been awarded a prize for her oral presentation “Bridging the road-gap for wildlife” at the Royal Society of Victoria’s Young Scientist Research Prize Finalists’ presentations to over seventy Members and guests on 25 September 2014. Prizes and runner-up prizes were given in […]
Professor Thomas Elmqvist from the Stockholm Resilience Centre was in Melbourne during the last week of February 2014. He was in Melbourne to promote “Urbanization, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: Opportunities and Challenges”, the scientific report behind “Cities and Biodiversity Outlook – Action and Policy”. The book was officially launched in Melbourne on Wednesday, 26 February […]
The Australian Academy of Science has announced the 2014 winners of its prestigious annual awards for scientific excellence, and Dr Rodney van der Ree, Deputy Director of ARCUE, has been awarded the Graeme Caughley Travelling Fellowship in ecological science. The objectives of the Academy, founded in 1954, are to promote science through a range of […]
This is a note to update you on where we are in our journey to establish an Urban Ecology Chapter within the Ecological Society of Australia. We currently have 43 members on our mailing list, which is fantastic start! Through discussions with many of you, three simple options have been identified which can be used […]
ARCUE and the City of Melbourne hosted a Public Open Forum on “Biodiversity and the City” in early December 2012. The forum attracted over 200 members of the general public who came to the Melbourne Town Hall to hear a number of speakers talking about a range of issues and opportunities related to this topic. […]
ARCUE is recognised across Australia and overseas as a centre of excellence studying the effects of urbanisation and associated developments on the natural environment. It is essential that this knowledge and understanding be disseminated to the community to achieve sustainable human settlements. In the past we have done this by training students, publishing the results […]
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