Maina and his collaborators have had their paper about the associations between high diversity coral reefs and regions with low-to-moderate climate stress published in Global Change Biology [link]. The paper has been covered by Nature [link].
Josh and Elizabeth publish a paper in MEPS about some curious observations made while doing research at Palmyra Atoll in the Pacific [link].
Our paper in the American Naturalist about behavioural effects of fishing has received media attention in Nature [pdf] and the New York Times.
Marcela has been awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship to study coral ecology and biogeography with the Computational Ecology Group.
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
Aaron was just awarded $50,000 from the Hermon Slade Foundation for work on spider silk biomechanics and web evolution.
Osmar has been awarded $18,000 (over three years) from the Sydney Institute of Marine Science for work on shifting biogeographic ranges of reef fish species.