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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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    Children’s Tales for Courageous Conservation

    Children’s Tales for Courageous Conservation

    Bedtime fables often teach young children about morals, hope, or love. But what can The Magic Pudding story ...

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  1. Climate change likely to outpace species adaptation

    Analysing past rates of evolution, University of Canberra researcher Dr Joanne Bennett has found that many species won’t be able to adapt their physiologies fast enough to respond to climate change.

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  2. Wetlands still in decline despite Ramsar Convention, says UC Professor

    This World Wetlands Day (WWD), we are still seeing an alarming decline in wetlands and their ecosystems, says the University of Canberra’s Professor Peter Bridgewater – despite the fact that millions of hectares of wetlands have been declared rare or important for conserving.

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    $3 million funding investment for Canberra collaboration to protect our future biodiversity and biosecurity

    Diversity Arrays Technology, the University of Canberra, and Australian National University have collaborated to create a big data platform accessible to users around the world.

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    UC Faculty of Science and Technology welcomes new Executive Dean

    The University of Canberra has appointed Professor Janine Deakin as Executive Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology.

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    The future is in your hands: UC's Big Research Pitch 2020

    Voting is open for UC’s Big Research Pitch as 17 Researchers vie to pitch their best ideas. The top 5 finalists compete in the Facebook Live on 29 October from 7.30pm.

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