SCCS-Aus 2019 Save the Date


The 3rd Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia is happening at The University of Queensland – UQ in Brisbane July 3-10, 2019! SCCS-Australia will bring together 100 post-graduate students from the Asia-Pacific region to develop their skills and forge lasting professional relationships. Combining a 3-day conference, 2 days of field trips and sightseeing around Brisbane, and 3 days … Continue reading SCCS-Aus 2019 Save the Date

#SCBO2018 Post-Conference Survey


Thanks for joining us at our 5th Oceania Congress for Conservation Biology. To help SCB Oceania to continue to improve our conferences and tailor them to your needs we ask that you complete our post conference survey.    This year we have partnered with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and Malatest International to … Continue reading #SCBO2018 Post-Conference Survey

SCBO 2018 Annual General Meeting


The 2018 SCBO AGM will be held at the Wellington SCBO conference this year. Please come along and contribute to the running of your Society! Date: Thursday 5th July 2018 Time: 12:30-1:30pm (during lunch break) Location: Oceania Room, Te Papa The draft agenda is: Minutes and Actions from the 2017 AGM (Cartagena) New board members Financial statement Voting … Continue reading SCBO 2018 Annual General Meeting

2018 SCBO Student Awards


SCBO are pleased to announce the call for our annual student awards. The closing date for nominations for all awards is 30th April 2018. We have two student awards up for grabs – one for the best Oceania student presentation at SCBO 2018 Wellington, and one for the best student publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Prizes … Continue reading 2018 SCBO Student Awards

Nominations for new SCBO board members now open


Dear SCB Oceania members, We invite you to submit nominations for the next Board of Directors (BOD) elections for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section.  We have 4 members at large positions and 1 President-elect position that will be opening. Successful candidates will serve 3 year terms. If you know of someone who would be … Continue reading Nominations for new SCBO board members now open

Member Spotlight: Lauren Tworkowski


Our member in the spotlight this week is Lauren Tworkowski from La Trobe University. Lauren won the SCBO Best Poster Award at the 2018 Victorian Biodiversity Conference – you can check out her poster here. How did it feel to be selected as the recipient of the SCBO Best Poster award at the Victorian Biodiversity Conference? … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Lauren Tworkowski

#SCBO2018 abstract acceptances early bird registration reminder


Kia Ora! 1) If you submitted an abstract for #SCBO2018 , you should have now received an email notifying you of whether it has been accepted. Please contact wellington2018@scboceania.org if you haven’t received this email 2) All presenters need to REGISTER by the Early bird deadline of 13th April 2018 to confirm their place: http://wellington2018.scboceania.org/register/  

SCB Greater Melbourne Chapter’s first event


The newly formed SCB Greater Melbourne Chapter will hold their first event at the upcoming Victorian Biodiversity Conference, held at La Trobe University on 6th & 7th February 2018. Location: Western Lecture Theatres, La Trobe University, Bundoora Free parking will be available Time: 5:30pm-7pm Find out more about the SCB Greater Melbourne Chapter at their website

Chapter Spotlight: Hawai‘i


Long-recognized for its outstanding community of conservationists, Hawai‘i initiated the first statewide chapter of the Society for Conservation Biology in January of this year. The Hawai‘i Chapter is one of the newest groups to join the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania! Hawai‘i is unique in that we are the first chapter within the Society to … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: Hawai‘i