Professor Hugh Possingham is in Adelaide today to advise SA Parliament on Marine Parks. Listen to a brief audio bite of Hugh on the importance and benefits of Marine Parks for South Australia here. For more about the science and benefits Marine Parks provide for the environment and society, head to Conservationbytes.com where Corey Bradshaw and Hugh discuss this issue in more detail.
Adelaide born and bred, Hugh Possingham studied at the University of Adelaide before becoming a Rhode Scholar. Now based at the University of Queensland, he is the Director of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions. Hugh visited Adelaide last year when he presented “Why monitor the environment” to a full house.
Conservationbytes.com and bravenewclimate.com are finalists in this year’s Big Blog Theory.
To celebrate National Science Week, the Big Blog Theory acknowledges the Australian science bloggers making a contribution to science communication and understanding. This year Corey Bradshaw’s blog Conservationbytes.com and Barry’s blog bravenewclimate.com are two of the ten finalists.
For a list of the other finalists go to the Big Blog Theory page.
Corey Bradshaw wins Life Sciences & Biological Sciences category at Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards.
Professor Corey Bradshaw will tonight be presented with the Life Sciences and Biological Sciences category award at the inaugural Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards. The award, to be presented by Senator Kim Carr, Federal Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science and Research, aims to recognise and encourage Australia’s best researchers aged 40 and under, judged by their research output, the impact of their research and other contributions.
Professor Bradshaw is Director of Ecological Modelling at the Environment Institute and holds a joint position with the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI). He is a conservation biologist who uses mathematical modelling to understand the complex interactions between plant and animal species within an ecosystem.
Corey’s blog, ConservationBytes.com was recently ranked 12th for all sites on GreenTopSites.com. Conservation Bytes is getting over 180 visits a day. Green Top Sites provides a ranked list of all the best green websites on the internet, rankings are based on the number of people who visit the sites each day.
Corey’s achievements were profiled in today’s Higher Education supplement in the Australian,
“In naming him the Scopus young researcher of the year in the life sciences and biological sciences category, the judging panel says his modelling work has added “significant new perspectives and rigour” to his field.”
to read the article, click here.
Tanya Monro of IPAS was a finalist in the Physics category, to read who else within the University of Adelaide was honoured at the Scopus awards, click here.
The Environment Institute would like to congratulate Corey on this outstanding achievement!
Congratulations to Corey Bradshaw! ConservationBytes.com has been ranked 12th for all sites on GreenTopSites.com
Conservation Bytes is getting over 180 visits a day. Green Top Sites provides a ranked list of all the best green websites on the internet, rankings are based on the number of people who visit the sites each day. Corey is the Director of Ecological Modelling in the Environment Institute. He currently holds a joint position with the University of Adelaide and the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI Aquatic Sciences). Corey has a strong international reputation for his work in conservation biology and population ecology. Read Corey’s blog Conservation Bytes.