2018 Conservation Biology Grant Winners

Pair of Emydura macquarii - WarrawongAt our General Meeting on May 10th we announced the successful 2018 Conservation Biology

Grant recipients.

They are:

  • Claudia Santori (PhD, The University of Sydney), $2,000 for research on Influence of captivity on habitat choice of head-started juvenile Murray River Turtles (Emydura macquarii).
  • Briony Chamberlayne (PhD, The University of Adelaide), $1,510 for research into establishing ecologiocal baselines through bivalve geochemistry.

We wish our 2018 grant recipients the best of luck with their studies, and we look forward to sharing the fruits of their hard labour with you in future editions of Xanthopus

2017 Conservation Biology Grant Winners

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The NCSSA 2017 Conservation Biology Grants were announced at the 4th May meeting of the Society (held in conjunction with the Biology Society of SA meeting).

The recipients were::

Ellen Freeman (The University of Adelaide) - Diet of wild deer in South Australia

Juliana Silva (The University of Adelaide) - Gorse-mediated changes in soil during biological invasion

Tahlia Perry (The University of Adelaide) - "Developing molecular indicators for the health and reproduction of our iconic Australian echidnas"

We congratulate all the recipients for 2017 and look forward to reading and hearing about the outcomes of their research in the coming year.  Conservation Biology Grant recipients are required to submit a short article for publication in Xanthopus and also to present a short talk at a General Meeting.