PhD student Rachel Kelly interviewed at the EU Joint Research Centre

CMS PhD Rachel Kelly visited the EU Joint Research Centre in Ispra, Italy as part of the prize she was awarded last year for her video at the EU4FACTS Conference. Rachel was interviewed at the Centre. Find interview here: https://www.facebook.com/notes/eu-science-hub-joint-research-centre/i-was-amazed-at-the-breadth-and-diversity-of-research-being-conducted-on-one-sit/2081765502134452/ 

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New opportunity- Honours project: “What’s the big with big fish?”

There is an Honours opportunity within CMS and IMAS. Project outline: Increasing scientific evidence demonstrates the importance of big individuals in marine animal populations. They include fish, rock lobsters, abalone, and many other species that traditionally are valued (economically and otherwise) by humans. Big individuals often have disproportionally large input…

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CMS researcher article highlighted in Nature – Career Feature

A recently article published in Nature Career, features the recently published research paper by Megan Evans (University of Queensland) and  Chris Cvitanovic (CMS, CSIRO) “An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers” To read the whole article, please go to the following link: “Help to shape policy with your science”, https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-018-06038-4?utm_source=twt_nnc&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=naturenews&sf196404669=1

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PhD candidate Bianca Haas attended the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance

CMS PhD candidate Bianca Haas attended the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Ocean Interdisciplinary Research and Governance (spsas-ocean) in Brazil from 13 to 26 August 2018 . Around 50 students from Brazil and 50 students from other countries participated. Overall, students from 21 different Universities were present. The…

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PhD candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch at the 2018 North American Congress for Conservation Biology in Toronto

CMS PhD candidate Lisa Uffman-Kirsch recently facilitated a session at the 2018 North American Congress for Conservation Biology Conference in Toronto entitled: Defining and Empowering Affected Stakeholders in Environmental Commons Management: An Inquiry. Session participants from Canada and the United States discussed two questions: What factors should determine the sectors…

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Progress in integrating natural and social science in marine ecosystem-based management research

By Karen Alexander Ecosystem-based management (EBM) is an approach that aims to cover the entire social-ecological system, to sustain ecosystem health, integrity and resilience to disturbances, requiring the integration of social, economic and ecological considerations. However, anecdotally, EBM has not delivered the promised benefits. Many management organisations have adopted the…

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Blog “Four personality traits of people who have impact on policy and practice”, in Research to Action

A  blog written by Megan Evans (University of Queensland) and CMS researcher Chris Cvitanovic was recently published by Research in Action  featuring the recent article in Palgrave Communications  “An introduction to achieving policy impact for early career researchers” To read the blog please follow the link: http://www.researchtoaction.org/2018/07/four-personality-traits-of-people-who-have-impact-on-policy-and-practice/

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Warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry – CMS researchers published article in The Conversation

CMS Director Prof Gretta Pecl  and researchers Dr Alistair Hobday  and Dr Beth Fulton published an article in The Conversation featuring how warming oceans are changing Australia’s fishing industry. To read the whole article go to the link: https://theconversation.com/warming-oceans-are-changing-australias-fishing-industry-98301 The article is based on a recently published report by FAO on the…

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CMS Researcher at the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans

CMS recently had several researchers attend and participate in the 4th International Symposium on the Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans. Talks by Our Director Professor Gretta Pecl and CSIRO and CMS researcher Dr Alistair Hobday were highlighted by NOAA leadership as highlights of the conference, read their…

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