PhD top-up available on Threatened Ecological Communities and Fire

A PhD top-up stipend plus additional funding is available for an independent Australian domestic postgraduate to work with conservation practitioners and ecologists in both academia and the government on assessing the impacts of fire on threatened ecological communities to evaluate where and how to manage degraded communities. This opportunity is to conduct applied research intended to have real-world outcomes in terms of informing NSW Government priorities for protecting and managing threatened ecological communities.

Turning small data on species responses to management into big rewards for recovering communities

We recently published a study titled "Species co-occurrence analysis predicts management outcomes for multiple threats" (Tulloch AIT, Chades I, Lindenmayer DB)  in Nature Ecology and Evolution: http://go.nature.com/2Cvq2Ck Despite decades of studying species’ responses to environmental change and, more recently, the threatening processes that destroy their populations and habitats, we know almost nothing about how most communities … Continue reading Turning small data on species responses to management into big rewards for recovering communities