Congrats to our 2019 student award winners!


We are pleased to announce the winners of our 2019 SCB Oceania student awards. Thanks to everyone who nominated – once again there was a very competitive field with some fantastic conservation research being undertake by our student members. The 2019 SCBO Student Presentation Prize is awarded to Diana Sofia López-Cubillos for her ICCB presentation: … Continue reading Congrats to our 2019 student award winners!

Congrats to SCBO NZMSS-OCS 2019 presentation award winner, Matthew Bennion!


SCBO were delighted to sponsor a student presentation award at the recent New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Oceania Chondrichthyan Society 2019 conference, held in  Dunedin on 3-5 July. The award was presented to Matthew Bennion, a PhD Student at the University of Waikato, for his presentation titled: Disease in a threatened New Zealand surf clam. … Continue reading Congrats to SCBO NZMSS-OCS 2019 presentation award winner, Matthew Bennion!

Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board Election!


Voting for new SCBO Board members is now open! Seven candidates have been nominated to stand in the election, which will fill three member-at-large board seats. The deadline to vote is Friday 5 July, 2019 (24:00 UK/GMT).It’s easy to cast your ballot: Go to the SCB website and log in to your member home page (click … Continue reading Vote in the SCB Oceania Section Board Election!

SCBO Student Awards for 2019 Now Open


SCBO are pleased to announce the call for our annual student awards. The closing date for nominations for all awards is 30th April 2019. We have two student awards up for grabs – one for the best Oceania student presentation at the 29th International Congress for Conservation Biology (ICCB 2019) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and one for … Continue reading SCBO Student Awards for 2019 Now Open

SCB Oceania Section Membership Benefits Survey


We’re conducting a survey to better understand what SCB Oceania members value about their membership. As we undertake our strategic planning for the years ahead, your answers will help to ensure that we focus on the areas that are most important to our members. Your responses will be kept anonymous, and the survey will take … Continue reading SCB Oceania Section Membership Benefits Survey

Sign the Scientists’ Declaration on land clearing in Australia


As many of you may recall, in 2016 SCBO led a statement on land clearing in Australia which was released during our 2016 conference in Brisbane. Our statement can be found here. In the intervening time land clearing has not slowed. The Ecological Society of Australia has recently consolidated key points made in their submission to … Continue reading Sign the Scientists’ Declaration on land clearing in Australia

Space is filling up quickly for the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019!


Space is filling up quickly for the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019! Still thinking about attending SCCS-Australia 2019? As the registration deadline approaches, more and more students are registering to present their research to conservation scientists from around the world.  Register now while spots are still open! To complete your registration, you will need … Continue reading Space is filling up quickly for the Student Conference on Conservation Science – Australia 2019!