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IAE ‘Understanding Social Science’ guide ranks in the top 2% for online interest

A recently published ‘Guide to Understanding Social Science Research for Natural Scientists’ by IAE Scientist Dr Katie Moon has ranked within the top 3% of articles in the journal Conservation Biology for online interest, and in the top 2% of all scholarly articles tracked online, according to Wiley Online Library.

The article provides natural scientists with a guide to understand the philosophical basis of social science and its relevance to biodiversity conservation. The three fundamental elements in the social research methodology


Women in Science Network Launched at the University of Canberra

The Women in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (WISTEM) network was launched yesterday afternoon, by co-founders Dr Dianne Gleeson and Dr Janine Deakin from the Institute for Applied Ecology.

The mission of WISTEM is to create an environment that fosters the growth and development of women, from HDR students to senior academics, so they can achieve their full potential as they pursue a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics at the University of Canberra. WISTEM provides a supportive and


IAE Researchers awarded ARC Linkage Project grant

Congratulations to IAE’s Peter Unmack, Bernd Gruber, Duanne White, Arthur Georges, and Diversity Array Technology’s Andrzej Kilian for being awarded an ARC Linkage Project grant titled ‘Drivers of fine scale genetic spatial structuring in aquatic organisms.’

The project will examine how patterns of genetic relatedness in populations of turtles, fish and shrimp are influenced by the number and arrangement of tributaries in river systems from wet to dry regions of Australia. This research will have important land management applications as