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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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    Investing in conservation, does it add up?

    University of Canberra researchers have found a relationship between conservation spending and positive outcomes, but there’s a catch

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  2. Dr Philip Roberts on the P4F stage

    UC researchers win over investors in 90 seconds

    The University of Canberra’s annual Pitch for Funds has challenged 20 researchers and academics to convince investors to commit money to their projects

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  3. 3MT winners Cynthia Mathew and Hayley Teasdale

    Three-minute time limit tests UC’s PhD candidates

    Some of the University of Canberra’s finest PhD candidates have put their research knowledge to the test for the 2017 Three Minute Thesis

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  4. A researcher counts forest seedlings marked with pink ribbons on Guam

    Animal extinction upsets forest balance: UC study

    The island of Guam is central to an international research project to better understand the nature of tree diversity and the future of tropical forests

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  5. A frog sits on a lillypad in a pond

    UC expert working to save frogs from extinction

    A UC expert has joined other Australian researchers to call for increased efforts to prevent the spread of a deadly fungus wiping out frog species around the world

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