Kylie Soanes, having recently completed her PhD and now working as ARCUE’s new Post-doctoral Fellow, was one of 15 researchers/students picked for their environmental research stories for the first issue of a new publication of the University of Melbourne. Sustainability at Melbourne is produced by the University’s Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute (MSSI), with assistance from […]
ARCUE was very pleased to welcome Penny Woodward as a Visitor recently to discuss their mutual interests in gardens/gardening, urban ecology and the impact of people on ecology, and hear more about the research conducted at ARCUE, particularly around the role of gardens and gardening practices in urban ecological systems. During her visit we also […]
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. […]
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