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Congratulations to Kylie Soanes, Royal Society of Victoria’s Young Scientist Research Prize winner!

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 […]

Australasian Network for Ecology and Transportation (ANET) Conference, Coffs Harbour NSW, July 2014

The inaugural conference for the Australasian Network for Ecology and Transportation (ANET) was held July 20-23rd 2014, headed by Dr Rodney van der Ree (ARCUE) and organized with a committee of members from within and external to ARCUE.  The warm, sunny weather of Coffs Harbour, New South Wales welcomed 140 delegates from Australia, China, Sweden, […]

Redressing inequality in the distribution of urban trees: GovHack awards for Dave Kendal

This week the 2014 winners of GovHack, a national competition promoting the use of open data released by government were announced. ARCUE staff member Dave Kendal was part of a team (Technogesic) that won national, state and local prizes for ‘Environmental Justice Planner 3000′, a tool that combines public tree spatial data, ‘greenness’ measured from […]

Melbourne visit by Prof Thomas Elmqvist

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 […]

Ecological Society of Australia- Urban Ecology Chapter

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 […]

Congratulations to Briony Norton, recent PhD student of ARCUE/University of Melbourne, on new job as a Research Associate at the University of Sheffield, UK!

Our congratulations to Briony Norton, who finished her PhD at ARCUE and the University of Melbourne just last year – she has now moved to the UK to start work as a Research Associate at the University of Sheffield, in the area of urban ecology and ecosystem services. Briony’s position is one of six postdoctoral […]