Queensland's Citizen Science Hub

A selection of items of general scientific news, primarily activities of member groups.

Stewardship of Country webinars

The first of three webinars organised by the Royal Societies of Australia (with the involvement of The Royal Society of Queensland) was a stimulating event giving plenty of food for thought. The public is encouraged to register for the second (10th March) and third (24 March), or to watch the events on the QSN Facebook […]

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Newsletter 04-2021

Welcome to the fourth edition of the QSN Newsletter. Table of Contents follows: Download the newsletter here Editorial HOT NEWS – Pandemic impacts Qld funds world first biosecurity ‘virtual lab’ Insect decline in the Anthropocene: ‘Death by a thousand cuts’ Members Awards, Newsletters and Media Table of Recent Newsletters received from Networking Societies Happenings at […]

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Newsletter 03-2020

Welcome to the third edition of the QSN Newsletter. Highlights include: Table of QSN Partner Newsletters produced Research Fund grants open – QCF 2021 grants, Inspiring Citizen Science Grants Dr Cathy Foley – New Australian Chief Scientist Results-Aussie Backyard Bird count Brisbane’s Big Butterfly Count field day continues until March 2021 Teaching Resource – Local […]

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Newsletter 02-2020

Welcome to the second edition of the Newsletter. Highlights include: Research Fund grants open – Royal Society Queensland, citizen science encouraged Dr Geoff Monteith honoured New Australian butterfly stamps Anyone interested in study on Norfolk Island? Expedition Solar System – Teaching resource Guidelines to Indigenous knowledge Political parties’ platforms OzFish agenda World Rivers Day Citizen […]

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Healthy Land and Water – Latest News

Healthy Land and Water has issued a “Latest News” news-sheet, with items about National Science Week, lungfish habitat restoration, Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), fire management planning at Emu Creek and much more.

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“A Rangelands Dialogue: Towards a Sustainable Future” published

The Royal Society of Queensland has published A Rangelands Dialogue: Towards a Sustainable Future , being a Special Issue of the Proceedings of The Royal Society of Queensland. The volume is a compilation of some 26 papers – short communications and opinion pieces –arising from the July 2019 Rangelands Policy Dialogue. The complete volume (43 […]

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Fire and Biodiversity Consortium expands horizon

Fire and Biodiversity Consortium to expand reach across Queensland The South East Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (SEQFBC) has expanded its reach to cover the whole of Queensland. The new name is Queensland Fire and Biodiversity Consortium (QFBC).   This statewide expansion reflects the increased demand from landholders and stakeholders to receive the high-quality products and […]

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Newsletter 1-2020

The first issue of a Newsletter for the Queensland Science Network was published on 7 August 2020. This new initiative is intended partly to showcase the work of the scientific and natural history groups who comprise the Network, and partly to bring items of general scientific interest to the attention of the public. Download the […]

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New educational website about birds of South-east Queensland

A new website about some birds of South-East Queensland  www.ourlocalbirds.com looks into their amazing lives via a unique and exciting range of video and still images as well text and audio. The website www.ourlocalbirds.com has two principal sections: Learning about birds and Teaching about birds and was created by the Bird Education Group of Birds […]

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The Dead Tree Detective

Western Sydney University and the University of New England have set up a Citizen Science Project called the Dead Tree Detective. The aim of the project is to collect observations of dead or dying trees around Australia. It sounds a bit grim, but knowing where and when trees have died will help us to work […]

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