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Showcasing the activities of member groups, as well as items of general scientific interest, notably as contained in the QSN Newsletters.

QSN Newsletter No. 8 – October 2021

I am pleased to present another content-packed Newsletter, Number 8-2021 of Queensland Science Network, a collaboration between 26 scientific and natural history societies, hosted by our Royal Society of Queensland. The Newsletter is available now on the Network’s website. Download here (3.3MB). Included in this issue: HOT NEWS AND COMING EVENTS MEMBERS AWARDS, NEWSLETTERS AND […]

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Earth School

A series of 30 exercises for students is available on the TED site Earth School. The exercises, called “Quests”, encourage students globally to “celebrate, explore and connect with nature”. A certificate is emailed upon completion of the 30 exercises.

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Find missing insects – Calling Queensland schools

Scientists are inviting schools in Queensland to sign up to help search for Australia’s missing insects. Dr Andy Howe insect ecologist of the University of the Sunshine Coast is co-ordinating the Queensland arm of the “Insect Investigators” program led by the South Australian Museum. The program is seeking 50 schools across Queensland, Western Australia and […]

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Fire and Biodiversity September 2021 Newsletter

The Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium has published its September e-News Bulletin. Look for citations for some fifty new publications, book reviews, film teasers, news snippets and notices of nine workshops/conferences.  Available online free of charge.

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Leaving a legacy for wildlife

Wildlife Queensland is offering a free will-making service for those who would like to sponsor the vital work that the group tackles. By partnering with Australia’s top-rated will-writing platform, Gathered Here, Wildlife Queensland is offering its supporters a free will-writing service that easily allows a donor to leave a gift in their will to help […]

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QSN Newsletter 07-2021

I am pleased to present Newsletter Number 7-2021 of Queensland Science Network, a collaboration between 26 scientific and natural history societies, hosted by our Royal Society of Queensland. The Newsletter is available now on the Network’s website download here. Apologies to subscribers/members who clicked on this link between 7 pm on 26 August and 12.05 […]

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Australian Greenhouse Calculator

The Australian Greenhouse Calculator helps explore how a person’s lifestyle contributes to greenhouse gas emissions. We all enjoy the benefits of modern technology such as heating and lighting, but we can take actions to reduce production of greenhouse gases and help combat climate change. Use the AGC to explore how to live more sustainably. By […]

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Ecological Society 2021 Photography Competition

The Ecological Society of Australia is excited to announce that the 2021 “Ecology in Action” Photography Competition is now open. Prizes include $450 for first, second and third in each category, $500 for overall Best Image, and $400 for Best Portfolio. The judges may also award a number of Highly Commended awards where merited. This year, the […]

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PhD opportunities in groundwater

The National Centre for Groundwater Research and Training is offering fellowships to work in the field of groundwater. The Queensland openings are at the University of Queensland: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and hydrogeologists collaborating to better understand and manage groundwater resources ​Integration of Indigenous knowledge into post-mine land use planning. See the website […]

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Maintaining Queensland’s regional natural capital and ecosystem services

Sustainable Queensland Forum partnered with The Royal Society of Queensland and the Central Queensland University to run an interesting seminar in 2016. The proceedings have been rescued from the digital dungeon and are now available on the Events 2016 page of the Society’s website. Topics covered included: A stewardship model for managing Queensland’s pastoral lands […]

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