We are excited to announce the call for nominations for our 2020 Oceania Distinguished Service Award. SCB Oceania awards a Distinguished Service Award biennially to acknowledge an individual or institution who has made significant contributions to conservation biology within Oceania. Nominations are now open and close on 14th February 2020. You may nominate yourself or someone … Continue reading Call for Nominations: SCB Oceania Distinguished Service Award
For our Oceania region conference in 2020, we are partnering with the Hawai’i Conservation Alliance to host a Pacific-wide conference on the theme of Ola ka ‘āina momona : Managing for abundance. Keep your eyes peeled for more information coming soon, and get the dates in your diary now. See you in Honolulu Aug 31st … Continue reading Save the Date for SCBO 2020!
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!
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!
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!
We’re very excited to invite you to the official launch of our chapter on Tuesday, 18th June 5.30 pm at the University of Melbourne- Biosciences 1, room G26, just off Tin Alley! 🎉🎉🎉 We have a very special guest speaker, Dr Cathy Oke, and we will go for 🍔and 🍻 afterwards (6:30 pm) at the Clyde (385 Cardigan Street, … Continue reading Greater Melbourne Chapter launch event
Nominations are now open for the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section Board of Directors. We have 3 member at large positions that will be opening. Successful candidates will serve 3 year terms. If you know of someone who would be a good candidate for one of these positions (self-nominations are welcome) please submit a nomination form by e-mail … Continue reading Join our Board! Nominations are now open for the SCBO Board of Directors
The 2019 Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Section AGM will be held during the International Congress for Conservation Biology, on July 25th at lunchtime. If you’re attending ICCB, please make a note in your diary to join us for the AGM. Learn more about what the Section has been doing for the last year, help … Continue reading SCBO 2019 AGM – Save the Date!
Good news! The early bird registration deadline for ICCB 2019 has been extended to May 3rd, so we’re giving you a few extra days to get your nominations in for the SCBO Student Presentation and Paper awards! More details here.