Dr Emma Lee was awarded the University of Tasmania Foundation Graduate Award

Research fellow Emma Lee was awarded the prestigious University of Tasmania Foundation Graduate Award. The award recognises high-achieving University of Tasmania graduates in their early to mid-career . Congratulations Emma!! Find the whole article here: http://www.media.utas.edu.au/general-news/all-news/tasmanian-indigenous-researcher-honoured-with-top-university-award  

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Bringing seafood governance to the surface – PhD candidate Coco Cullen-Knox research highlighted on UTAS News

Coco talks about her research project on the role of environmental campaigning and media in the governance of seafood and how environmental concerns are formulated, understood, and responded to by different actors. Please find the whole article at: http://www.utas.edu.au/news/2018/5/3/602-bringing-seafood-governance-to-the-surface/

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Paper published by CMS researchers in Science highlighted in an article about native knowledge

The paper “Biodiversity redistribution under climate change: impacts on ecosystems and human well-being” (Pecl et al 2017) published in Science by several CMS researchers was highlighted in the article “Native Knowledge: What Ecologists Are Learning from Indigenous People“, written by Jim Robbins and published at YaleEnvironment 360

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Blog “Dedicated boundary-spanners can support a more effective relationship between science and policy”, by Dr Chris Cvitanovic in LSE

A recent blog written by CMS research fellow Chris Cvitanovic was recently published by the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) featuring his recent article “Boundary spanning at the science–policy interface: the practitioners’ perspectives“. To read the blog please follow the link: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsciences/2018/05/01/dedicated-boundary-spanners-can-support-a-more-effective-relationship-between-science-and-policy/    

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New CMS Director

IMAS Professor Gretta Pecl has been announced as the new Director of the Centre for Marine Socioecology (CMS). CMS is a collaboration between the University of Tasmania and the CSIRO, with support from the Australian Antarctic Division. The unique Centre galvanises strengths across a wide range of disciplinary areas including…

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Marine plastic pollution posing a challenge for global ocean governance

CMS researcher Prof Marcus Haward published a new study in the prestigious journal Nature Communications on  Plastic pollution and ocean governance.         University of Tasmania Media and Communication article access here: http://www.media.utas.edu.au/general-news/all-news/marine-plastic-pollution-posing-a-challenge-for-global-ocean-governance Publication access here: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-018-03104-3  

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