PhD student Rachel Kelly selected for international study program

PhD student Rachel Kelly from the Centre for Marine Socioecology has been selected as one of 25 participants in the prestigious Green Talents program, run by the German government. The program includes a two-week study trip to a number of research institutes across Germany, and received 750 applications. https://secure.utas.edu.au/staff/news/articles/phd-student-selected-for-international-study-program

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CMS Awards News

Three members of the Centre for Marine Socioecology have been recognised with different awards for their research projects. Associate Professor Gretta Pecl and her team – including national coordinator Dr Jemina Stuart-Smith, communications officer Yvette Barry and senior technical advisor Peter Walsh – are finalists for the Department of Industry, Innovation…

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Linking science to action to build food secure and climate adapted Pacific Island Communities

By Christopher Cvitanovic Climate change is a major threat to food security in Pacific Island countries, with declines in food production and increasing variability in food supplies already evident across the region.  Such impacts have already led to observed adverse consequences for human health, safety and economic prosperity.  Enhancing the adaptive…

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Strategies for improving knowledge exchange among scientists and decision-makers

The science-based management of natural resources requires knowledge exchange between scientists and environmental decision-makers, however, this exchange remains a significant challenge. New research by CMS Research Fellow Dr Chris Cvitanovic  identifies the barriers inhibiting knowledge exchange among marine scientists and decisions-makers, such as the inaccessibility of science to decision-makers as…

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Phd Positions

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The Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS) has identified PhD research areas that are to be pursued in 2016 for 3 years – please see the opportunities pages for more information. Postdoc postions     Phd positions

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