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Testing the water at Kambah Pool

Dr Fiona Dyer

Dr Fiona Dyer and Research Assistant Pat Ross-Magee are part of a team of researchers working on a ACTEW funded project investigating pools along the Murrumbidgee River to learn more about Murray Cod. They speak with 666 ABC Canberra field and online reporter Louise Maher about their work. This is a three-year project looking at


Evolutionary Biology: Answering old questions with the new genomics

Professor Scott Edwards

Professor Scott Edwards’ research focuses on many aspects of vertebrate molecular evolution and population genetics, with an emphasis on birds, including evolutionary history and phylogeography, comparative genomics, disease ecology and population genetics. Using examples from his birds’ studies, Professor Edwards showed ways in which the latest technologies – in particular next genome sequencing – can


Life in the slow lane: spatial dynamics and persistence of turtles in the Cooper

Professor Arthur Georges

Professor Arthur Georges, Chief Scientist at the IAE, spoke on one of his favourite topics at a symposium in Longreach in March 2013. The conference was entitled: Lake Eyre Basin Under the Spotlight. The Future of the World’s Last Great Desert River System and was organised by the Australian Floodplain Association. It attracted some 100