In the next few weeks, we’ll be advertising openings for members to join our Society for Conservation Oceania section board. To give you an insight into the perks of being a board member, and the wonderful people you’ll get to work with, we’re going to profile a couple of them here, starting with our President … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Vanessa Adams
Our member in the spotlight this week is Sam Dawson. Sam is in the final throws of her PhD at UNSW and has been an office bearer in the Sydney chapter of SCB. Sam has taken some time to tell us about her research, working with conservation managers and working with an active SCB chapter.
Our member in the spotlight this week is Jessica Walsh. Jessica’s paper “The effect of scientific evidence on conservation practitioners’ management decisions” won her the SCBO student publication award for 2015. Below, she tells us more about her research and has some great tips for making your research useful for conservation practitioners.
Our member in the spotlight this edition is Tim Doherty, completing PhD student at Edith Cowan University and recipient of our 2015 student presentation award!
Rebecca is a Commonwealth Scholar coming to the end of her PhD in interdisciplinary conservation and social-ecological systems at the Institute for Applied Ecology New Zealand, AUT University. You can find Rebecca on twitter @rebecca_jarvis and www.rebeccajarvis.info. Rebecca was another of our student award winners from the SCBO 2014 conference in Fiji.
John is a research scientist with the Wildlife Conservation Society Papua New Guinea program. John graduated from the University of Papua New Guinea with a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences in 2010. John was awarded the best student presentation award at the SCBO 2014 conference in Fiji, which makes him an excellent candidate for our very … Continue reading Member Spotlight: John Lamaris