Researchers from UQ, CEED, the National University of Singapore (NUS), and staff from the Singapore National Parks Board (NParks), met in Singapore in early February to strengthen collaborative links between conservation researchers and managers. Scientists and managers from NUS and NParks gave talks providing an overview of Singapore’s current conservation and parks management arrangements, and […]
The Singapore connection
CEED alumni make their mark One of CEED’s greatest legacies will be its people. CEED commenced in 2011 and has now generated a well-connected alumni network that spans the globe. These incredibly capable researchers are receiving national and international recognition for their achievements. They are securing coveted positions in the academy, and also taking up […]
Managing threats to communities of declining species with incomplete information Key messages: By combining models of responses to threats with network analyses of species co-occurrence, we developed an approach to predict how an ecological community restructures under threat management Information from a few species on co-occurrence and expected responses to alternative threat management actions can […]
Justine & Nancy are Homeward Bound Two CEED scientists, Dr Justine Shaw and Dr Nancy Auerbach, recently took part in the inaugural program of Homeward Bound, a pioneering leadership, strategy and science initiative for women, set against the backdrop of Antarctica. Homeward Bound acknowledges the effects that climate change and anthropogenic alterations are having on […]
CEED and the National University of Singapore Singapore is an important regional centre for biodiversity and conservation science. In recent years CEED has established many collaborations with researchers at the country’s national university – the National University of Singapore (NUS). These growing links are proving mutually beneficial to both countries as well as advancing environmental […]
Migration is physically demanding, and migratory species are highly reliant on places to stop, rest and feed along the way. Unfortunately, human activities are making it riskier for animals to travel, while also reducing the number of places they can travel to.
How can research on social networks be best applied to natural resource management? This was the focus of a recent CEED workshop in Brisbane that brought together researchers from around Australia and across the world. Social networks consist of people – such as land holders, managers, government officials and organisations– and the relationships and exchanges […]