PhD scholarship available

Jan. 27, 2012 by

A PhD scholarship is available for work with Dr. Joshua Madin (Macquarie University), Dr. Andrew Baird (James Cook University) and Professor David Booth (University of Technology, Sydney) investigating the southward range expansions of reef corals along the New South Wales

Understanding and predicting southward range expansions of corals

Understanding and predicting southward range expansions of corals

Oct. 21, 2011 by

With collaborators from JCU and UTS, we have received $200,000 from the NSW Environmental Trust to set up permanent transects along the NSW coastline and, in combination with experiments and a database of coral life histories, identify characteristics associated with

Mapping coral reef exposure risk

Mapping coral reef exposure risk

Aug. 13, 2011 by

Maina’s paper mapping the exposure of reefs around the world to different environmental stresses has been published in PLoS ONE [pdf]. ¬†Science has a commentary on the piece here. The paper has also appeared as a Research Highlight in Nature

Predators, facilitators, or both?

Predators, facilitators, or both?

Jun. 9, 2011 by

Josh and Elizabeth publish a paper in MEPS about some curious observations made while doing research at Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific [link].

Behavioural cascades receives media attention

Nov. 21, 2010 by

Our paper in the American Naturalist about behavioural effects of fishing has received media attention in Nature [pdf] and the New York Times.  

Marcela receives international PhD scholarship

Marcela receives international PhD scholarship

Nov. 17, 2010 by

Marcela has been awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship to study coral ecology and biogeography with the Computational Ecology Group.  

Successful infrastructure grant for flume tank

Successful infrastructure grant for flume tank

Oct. 19, 2010 by

A Research Infrastructure and Building Grant for a flume tank system has been awarded to the CE Group and collaborators.  The tank circulates water at pre-determined speeds for observing how specimens (e.g., plants, animals, sediments) respond to controlled physical variables