James Allan wins Elsevier Atlas Award

James Allan wins Elsevier Atlas Award

CEED PhD student James Allan was recently awarded the Elsevier Atlas Award, as the lead author on a study examining climate change impacts on World Heritage Sites (Allan et al, 2017). The Atlas is awarded to a single journal article each month, from the thousands of articles published in Elsevier’s journals. James’ article revealed that […]

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Justine Shaw (left).

Justine Shaw on a roll

Wins national prize CEED researcher Dr Justine Shaw (pictured on the left) is on a roll. She has just had two articles published in the prestigious scientific journal, Nature. And she is part of a group named ‘Species on the move’ that won the national 2017 Peer Prize for Women. The first Nature article predicts […]

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Prescribed burns for multiple objectives

Fire management for asset protection and the environment Reducing fuel around assets is considered a good hazard-reduction strategy, however, a more effective approach may be to burn for a mosaic throughout the ecosystem. This may reduce the overall fuel of the system, as well has have added benefits for the environment. Land managers and scientists […]

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Mapping an argument

Clearly explaining our reasoning in writing is something most of us find difficult, and we don’t always achieve the effect we were after. Fortunately, there is a technique which can help. It’s called argument mapping. This usually involves creating simple ‘maps’ or diagrams of your reasoning. However the essence of argument mapping is really just applying simple, timeless principles to organising arguments and evidence.

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Open access to conservation science 

Conservation science is a crisis discipline in which the results of scientific enquiry must be made available quickly to those implementing management. Richard Fuller and colleagues assessed the extent to which scientific research published since the year 2000 in 20 conservation science journals is publicly available. They found that of the 19,207 papers published, less […]

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