Science Week Science on Tap Event, Brisbane

To celebrate National Science Week the Society for Conservation Biology UQ chapter is hosting a Science on Tap event at one of Brisbane’s staple bars, The Bearded Lady! Our topic of the evening is ‘human-nature connectedness’; the reasons behind why and how some people feel more connected to nature, the benefits this connection can provide … Continue reading Science Week Science on Tap Event, Brisbane

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

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

#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 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:  

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

Abstract deadline for #SCBO2018 EXTENDED to 26th January

The abstract deadline for SCBO 2018 in Wellington has been extended by 2 weeks to 26th January.  We have a great list of symposia lined up for this conference, in addition to some exciting field trips showcasing New Zealand’s incredible biodiversity. Our plenary speakers, Professor Jacinta Ruru from the University of Otago, Professor Hugh Possingham from the Nature Conservancy, and … Continue reading Abstract deadline for #SCBO2018 EXTENDED to 26th January