And the award goes to…

Congratulations to Laura and the myrtle rust team on winning the Chairman’s Award at the recent Plant Biosecurity CRC Awards in Melbourne. The awards recognises outstanding contributions to Australian plant biosecurity science. Check out the link below for more info.

http://www.pbcrc.com.au/news/pbcrc/national-science-exchange-2018

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Winners are grinners

Congratulations to Samiya for getting the runners up award for a lab based project at the HDR conference.  Her award winning presentation was called ‘Life on the edge: ecological and evolutionary mechanisms of range expansion.’ Also, a big well done to Guyo, Laura and Wendy for their great presentations.

Samiya-HDR award

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Ale’s brand spanking new article

You read correctly…Alessandro Ossola has taken time out of his busy grooming schedule to publish the article ‘Climate differentiates forest structure across a residential macrosystem’ in the journal Science of the Total Environment. Check it out using the link below:

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0048969718318886

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Guyo wins the Tony Price Award!

Nobel Peace Prize…boring.
Academy Award…lame.
Tony Price Award for plant ecological research…prestigious as.
And PIREL’s own Guyo Gufu has won it! Congrats Guyo!

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The impacts of myrtle rust with Laura

Check out the link below for some interesting information on myrtle rust. There is even a video (Oscar nominated of course) of PIREL’s very own Laura Fernandez discussing her PhD project.

http://www.pbcrc.com.au/news/2016/pbcrc/myrtle-rust-threat-australian-landscape-and-plant-industries

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An article you won’t be able to put down!

Congratulations to Ina on getting the latest chapter from her PhD accepted for publication in the journal ‘Science of the Total Environment’. The article is called ‘Urban stormwater run-off promotes compression of saltmarshes by freshwater plants and mangrove forests.’ Check it out using the link below:

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.04.357

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The best article you’ll read all year!

Knock knock? Who’s there? Another publication from Samiya!

This one is called ‘does enemy damage vary across the range of exotic plant species? Evidence from two coastal dune plant species in eastern Australia’ which has been accepted into Oecologia. Read it here: http://rdcu.be/y6jJ

 

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