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The Institute for Applied Ecology undertakes world class research to improve our understanding of the environment, and enhance decision-making for natural resource management and sustainable development.
The Institute operates within two specialised centres: the Centre for Conservation Ecology and Genetics, and the Centre for Applied Water Science.

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    Celebrating major achievements of the IAE

    The Institute for Applied Ecology (IAE) is celebrating its major achievements and the positive impacts they have had on the environment and how ...

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  1. UC researcher mentors local Year 8 student

    Thanks to Dr Tona Sanchez-Palacios, local Year 8 student Jessinda Luu is getting a hands-on experience of lab life, as the University of Canberra researcher mentors her on a science project.

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  2. Ten years of the Krebs Lecture

    Celebrating a decade of bridging scientists, policy makers and the public, the annual lecture series from UC’s Institute for Applied Ecology has grown from strength to strength, playing an important role in disseminating scientific information and generating discussion.

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    University of Canberra announces Professor Paddy Nixon as new Vice-Chancellor

    The University of Canberra today announced Professor Paddy Nixon as the sixth Vice-Chancellor and President. Professor Nixon will begin his tenure in June 2020.

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  4. Amphibians in New Guinea need to be protected from the onslaught of the chytrid fungus. Photo: Supplied

    An island retreat for frogs … for now

    New Guinea is the last major centre of amphibian biodiversity free from the chytrid fungus, and a consortium of experts is calling for urgent action to safeguard the frog population.

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  5. feeding bees probiotics to strengthen them against chalkbrood fungus.

    A natural solution to save the bees

    A University of Canberra researcher believes that probiotics may hold the key to saving bees from a common disease.

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