Queensland's Citizen Science Hub

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

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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Community forum to tackle SEQ planning challenges

See Events calendar for information – Sat. 15 October.

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Coal seam gas alarm raised

The irreversible damage that mining for coal seam gas can wreak on cropping land through subsidence was a highlight of a scientific paper recently published by four members of The Royal Society of Queensland. The ABC gave an account of this threat in a news piece published on 8 October 2022 and Queensland Country Life […]

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Coal seam gas: An assault on farming, water and land rights

The coal seam gas industry is causing irreversible damage to the landscapes of the Darling Downs, including its highly productive agricultural soils, according to Associate Professor Peter Dart, member of QSN member body The Royal Society of Queensland. Read the press release here. The press release draws upon a scholarly article recently published by the […]

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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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Moreton Bay Foundation “Long Lunch” 15 October

The Foundation’s Chair Rob Siganto is pleased to invite the public to The Moreton Bay Foundation’s 3rd annual Day on the Bay “long lunch” on Saturday 15th October. “Held at the picturesque Little Ship Club on the waterfront at One Mile (Dunwich), North Stradbroke Island, Day on the Bay is an opportunity to take time […]

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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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The Moreton Bay Foundation July Newsletter

The latest Newsletter has been issued, with items on flood resilience, a new Marine Social Science Hub, River Cleaner and Tilapia. Click here.

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