Queensland's Citizen Science Hub

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Proceedings 131 of The Royal Society of Queensland complete

The 131st issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland has been completed. The full text is available free of charge online. The Society has been able to continue to offer free open access without shifting charges onto authors through the generosity of benefactors. Printed copies can be ordered from the Society’s Purchases […]

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Birdlife Australia Aussie Bird Count

The Birdlife Australia Aussie Bird Count is back! It’s a great way to take some time out, get back to nature and become acquainted with the birds in your area, whether it’s in your front yard, backyard, courtyard, park, play area or anywhere else you may like to count. To find our more or to […]

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Inclusion resources for citizen science

Research student Tamara Pinkerton of the University of Western Australia, studying disability impediments for citizen science, has allowed QSN to reproduce a brief list of resources for facilitating disabled participation in scientific activities.

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Community forum to tackle SEQ planning challenges

See Events calendar for information – Sat. 15 October.

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Citizen Science Goes Global

On 3 October 2022, citizen science networks and practitioners from around the world welcomed the formation of the Citizen Science Global Partnership (CSGP), a newly established association which seeks to promote and advance citizen science for a sustainable world. The partnership’s mission is to coordinate the collaboration of existing citizen science practitioners with international organisations […]

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SEQ Alliance Community planning forum 15 October

Explore key planning issues affecting communities across Southeast Queensland at a one-day forum hosted by the Southeast Queensland Community Alliance in cooperation with Griffith University. For more information about the event or environmental planning in general, see the SEQ Alliance website: seqalliance.org https://seqalliance.org/2022/08/31/community-planning-forum-15-october-2/ A keynote speaker from DSDILGP – Mr Martin Reason, Executive Director, Regional […]

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Marine Social Science Network

The University of Queensland has been instrumental in establishing an SEQ Hub of the international Marine Social Sciences Network. The Marine Social Science network defines marine social sciences broadly “as any area of work that relates to the relationship between society and the sea – this could be psychology, sociology, human geography, anthropology, governance and […]

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Mosquito control – An alternative to pesticides

Dr Pat Dale, member of The Royal Society of Queensland, has been investigating methods of mosquito control for more than 30 years. In particular, she has trialled “runnelling”, a low-impact form of habitat modification, as an alternative to spraying pesticides. In this article published in the Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association, she and […]

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Environmental activities – International guide

This guide to environmental activities (23MB) from the US Peace Corps has information of general usefulness, but the ideas here are always subject to the Queensland curriculum.

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National Parks Association 90th

The NPAQ is seeking sponsorship for its 90th birthday celebrations. Contact the Association for details. We congratulate the Association for its achievements.

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