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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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    Getting Shirty with science

    University of Canberra academics have teamed up with local artists to spread the word about their research.

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    UC scientists help crack genetic code of koalas

    Koalas could be less at risk of extinction after a team of scientists, including two from the University of Canberra, successfully completed the full sequencing of the animal’s genome

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    Critically endangered fish fighting upstream battle against brumbies

    Researchers at the University of Canberra are concerned wild horses in the Kosciuszko National Park could wipe out a critically endangered species of fish

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    Biosecurity effectively slows down pathogen arrivals, new research

    Stronger biosecurity measures can reduce the spread of invasive plant pathogens despite a rise in global trade and travel, according to a new international study led by University of Canberra researcher

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    Intermittent streams send global CO2 levels running high

    A University of Canberra researcher participated in a global research project that analysed plant litter in seasonal streams and found the world’s river systems could be releasing much higher levels of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than previously thought

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