News & Events

Ongoing news & highlights from the lab


05.06.2020: Corey Bradshaw featured in the Flinders University ‘In touch with …‘ series


24.05.2020: Corey Bradshaw presented ‘Australia’s place in the global loss of biodiversity: inevitability of a degraded future for our children‘ (view recorded version here) to Doctors for the Environment Australia


14.03.2020: Corey Bradshaw‘s & Enrico Di Minin‘s Scientific Reports article ‘Socio-economic predictors of environmental performance among African nations‘ among the top 100 most-downloaded in 2019


05.03.2020: Corey Bradshaw speaks at the Flinders Archaeological Science Network ‘Modelling the ecology of the first anatomically modern humans using archaeological data’


05.03.2020: Frédérik Saltré & Corey Bradshaw participate in the 1.5 Degrees Live! event at Flinders University (reading parts of the IPCC Special Report on the impacts of Global Warming of 1.5 °C)


25-27.02.2020: Corey Bradshaw attends the Kangaroo Island Wildlife Recovery Planning Workshop in American River, Kangaroos Island


06.02.2020: Antoine Champreux and Lisa Nink (Flinders Palaeontology) present ‘Giant animal extinctions of South America” at Trott Park Neighbourhood Centre


04.02.2020: Corey Bradshaw presents at the National Shark Bite Mitigation Measures Workshop, Flinders University Marine and Coastal Research Consortium


04.02.2020: Corey Bradshaw presents ‘There’s no plan(et) B‘ to the University of the Third Age in Adelaide


12.12.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents at the Australian Archaeological Association Annual Conference 2019 in Surfers Paradise


03-05.12.2019: Corey Bradshaw attends and speaks at the ‘Climate Change and Future Child Health‘ Symposium sponsored by the Western Australian Health Transition Network and the University of Western Australia in Perth


27.11.2019: Farzin Shabani wins a Flinders University Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Early-Career Research. Congratulations!


18-22.11.2019: Frédérik Saltré and Corey Bradshaw attend ‘Coupling archaeological and ecological/demographic modelling approaches to understand early human migration and mitigate modern disasters‘ at the Santa Fe Institute, New Mexico


15.11.2019: Corey Bradshaw appointed to the Australian Research Council College of Experts


13.11.2019: The Global Ecology Lab jointly organises the Flinders Public Event, ‘The Politics of Environmental Destruction‘ by Professor Paul Ehrlich


12.11.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents at Science Meets Parliament with colleague Professor Paul Ehrlich at the Parliament of South Australia


04-08.11.2019: Many of the Global Ecology team are in Melbourne for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Biodiversity and Heritage‘s Annual Symposium


29.10-01.11.2019: Corey Bradshaw co-delivers Making Science Matter PhD short course (run by Helsingin Yliopisto and Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet) in Ekenäs Herrgård, Sweden


25.10.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents ‘Dealing with negative feedback’ at the Research Centre for Ecological Change‘s Annual Meeting, Tvärminne Zoological Station, University of Helsinki


25.09.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents at the Australian Science and Mathematics School Sustainable Futures ‘Earth Summit


24.09.2019: Frédérik Saltré has just had accepted in Nature Communications a paper with other GEL (Kathi PetersCorey Bradshaw) and CABAH co-authors. Congratulations!


24.09.2019: Corey Bradshaw participates in the Royal Society of New Zealand‘s Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour Assessment Panel for the 2019 Marsden Fund grants (Full Proposal Phase)


31.08.2019: Corey Bradshaw takes part in the Adelaide SciFightScientists should rule the world‘ comedy debate at the Science Exchange


30.08.2019: Frédérik Saltré visits gives a talk at the EGU Galileo Conference ‘Complex causes of Australian megafauna extinctions during the Late Pleistocene’ in Utrecht, Netherlands


29.08.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents ‘There’s no plan(et) B‘ to the University of the Third Age in Port Adelaide


26.08.2019: Frédérik Saltré visits colleagues in the ‘Modelling of the Terrestrial Biosphere’ group at the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Centre in Frankfurt, Germany


15.08.2019: Antoine Champreux successfully competes in the Flinders University Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) semi-finals. He’s now off to the finals in September! Congratulations!


13.08.2019: Science event at Cowandilla Primary School: Frédérik Saltré works with year 6/7 students of both Cowandilla and Richmond Primary Schools on understanding the impact of climate change and human activities on ecosystem functioning.


06.08.2019: Corey Bradshaw gives lecture at the School of Archaeology, University of Oxford ‘Modelling the rapid expansion of anatomically modern humans in Late Pleistocene Sahul’


25.07.2019: Corey Bradshaw gives seminar at INQUA2019 ‘Modelling sixty millennia of human expansion throughout Sahul‘ in Dublin, Ireland


19.07.2019: Corey Bradshaw gives CABAH workshop ‘Becoming an Effective Scientist’ at the University of Wollongong


17.07.2019: Congratulations to PhD candidate, Kathryn Venning, for receiving a scholarship today from Flinders! Doesn’t she looked pleased with herself (as she should)?


16.07.2019: Postdoctoral Fellow, Kathi Peters, featured in the Flinders University ‘In Touch’ magazine


05.07.2019: PhD students Fiona Laviano & Antoine Champreux compete in the first heat of the 3-Minute Thesis competition. Antoine successfully won the heat, and Fiona also gave a great pitch. Congratulations!


18.06.2019: Lab Director, Corey Bradshaw, featured in the Flinders University ‘In Touch’ magazine — “Hectic mid-year keeps Corey up to his neck and on his toes


21-22.05.2019: Corey Bradshaw speaks at the Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan (China): ‘More than 50,000 years of ecological change by humans‘ & ‘Becoming and effective scientist’


16.05.2019: Corey Bradshaw speaks at the ECNU-UAlberta Joint Lab for Biodiversity Study, East China Normal University, Shanghai (China): ‘Ecosystem consequences of the peopling of Australia: 50,000+ years of change


13.05.2019: Corey Bradshaw speaks to South Australia Department for Environment and Water staff: ‘Opportunities to improve the future of South Australia’s terrestrial biodiversity’ (Adelaide Botanic Gardens)


29.04.2019: Dr Giovanni Strona from the EU Joint Research Centre delivers a Flinders University/CABAH day-long workshop on ecological network modelling


24.04.2019: Fred Saltré gives a public lecture — ‘The origin and ecological aftermath of the peopling of Sahul’ — at the Center for the Study of Origins, University of Colorado Boulder, USA


18.04.2019: Corey Bradshaw participates in the Royal Society of New Zealand‘s Ecology, Evolution, and Behaviour Assessment Panel for the 2019 Marsden Fund grants (EoI phase)


16.04.2019: Corey Bradshaw gives the Flinders BRAVE LectureThere is no plan(et) B‘ in Adelaide


14.04.2019: Corey Bradshaw is on the panel of the Climate Election Candidates Forum in Adelaide


10.04.2019: Dr Giovanni Strona of the EU Joint Research Centre in Italy visits the lab for the next three weeks


04.04.2019: Frédérik Saltré gives a seminar at the Center for the Study of Origins at the University of Colorado Boulder


22.03.2019: Corey Bradshaw addresses the Extinction Rebellion of South Australia during the delivery of their declaration to Parliament


21.03.2019: Corey Bradshaw talks to the SA Chapter of the Environment Institute of Australia and New Zealand about the 2018 SA State of the Environment Report


15.03.2019: Frédérik Saltré gives a seminar at the Department of Anthropology at University of Colorado


11-12.03.2019: Corey Bradshaw attends the CABAH Masterclass ‘The Filling of the Continent”: Modelling the Peopling of Sahul’ in Cairns


09-10.03.2019: Corey Bradshaw & John Llewelyn run the Modelling Roadshow in Cairns for the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH)


05-06.03.2019: PhD students Fiona Laviano and Antoine Champreux successfully complete their candidature confirmations. Congratulations to you both.


27.02.2019: Frédérik Saltré visits the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at the University of Colorado Boulder and gives a seminar


21.02.2019: Corey Bradshaw presents at the SA Environment Protection Authority 2018 State of the Environment Public Forum


14.02.2019: Frédérik Saltré gives a seminar at the Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research


10.02.2019: John Llewelyn officially named the ARC Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage (CABAH) Early-Career Research Representative. Congratulations, John!


06.02.2019: Corey Bradshaw appointed Head of Faculty for Ecology in Faculty of 1000.


img_292911.01.2019: Fred Saltré‘s last day before heading off for several months on Tuesday to the Center for the Study of Origins in Colorado. Bon voyage!


img_292907.01.2019: Welcome back! People are now starting to get back to work in the Lab


21.12.2018: Have a pleasant break. The Global Ecology Laboratory will reopen on 07.01.2019


09.12.2018: End-of-year BBQ at Fred Saltré‘s placeGE EOY BBQ


KV Honours15.12.2018: Congratulations to Kathryn Venning for finishing First Class for her Honours dissertation in December 2018. She will be rejoining the Lab mid-2019 to start a PhD


giovannistrona_bw06.12.2018: Corey Bradshaw was awarded a Flinders International Visiting Fellowship to fund collaborator, Dr Giovanni Strona, to visit the Lab in April 2019


ESA1828.11.2018: Fred Saltré, Corey Bradshaw & Farzin Shabani attend the ESA 2018 Annual Conference in Brisbane


27.11.2018: Fiona Laviano and Antoine Champreux present their PhD projects at the Second College of Science and Engineering Higher Degree Research Conference


Dr5YS-QUUAAJXQD.jpg-large20-21.11.2018: Corey Bradshaw gives three invited seminars at the BRAES Institute at the University of British Columbia, Kelowna, Canada


CABAH modelling workshop03.11.2018: Fred Saltré, Corey Bradshaw & Farzin Shabani run the first CABAH Modelling Workshop at Flinders


D Stouffer seminar02.11.2018: Collaborator, A/Prof Daniel Stouffer, visits the Lab and gives a great seminar


M Droser seminar18.10.2018: Collaborator, Prof Mary Droser, visits the Lab and gives a cracker of a seminar


15.10.2018: Dr John Llewelyn joins the Lab!JL joins GEL


fredcowandilla27.09.2018: Fred Saltré presents to Cowandilla Primary School the ecosystem links between the carbon and water cycles


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25.09.2018: Corey Bradshaw is assessing Marsden Fund grants (Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour Panel) at the Royal Society of New Zealand in Wellington


DnXRi_1V4AALznP18.09.2018: Corey Bradshaw introduces Dr Justin Chalker for the Flinders BRAVE Research and Innovation public lecture series


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17.09.2018: Antoine Champreux presents ‘Shazza and the Time Machine’ for the Three-Minute Thesis (3MT) finals for Flinders


bikf-logo06.09.2018: Fred Saltré visits Thomas Hickler‘s group and give a seminar at the Senkenberg Biodiversity and Climate Centre, Frankfurt, Germany


FSAarhus05.09.2018: Fred Saltré is giving a seminar at Jens Svenning‘s lab at Aarhus University in Denmark today


keble_1.450x027.08.2018: Fred Saltré and Fiona Laviano visit Tom Higham and his team at Keble College/School of Archaeology, University of Oxford


Hal Mooney and Paul Ehrlich at the Stanford Staff Club27.07.2018: Corey Bradshaw visits Professors Hal Mooney (left) and Paul Ehrlich (right) at Stanford University in California


DhI67gEVAAAxzrx03.07.2018: Corey Bradshaw presents at the Australian Marine Sciences Association Annual Conference in Adelaide


DgkYQAfXkAAa6Bk25.06.2018: Corey Bradshaw visits Franck Courchamp‘s Écologie Systématique et Évolution lab in Paris, France and gives a few seminars


image23.06.2018: Fred Saltré was awarded a four-month Visiting Scholarship  starting in January 2019 at the Center for the Study of Origins, University of Colorado Boulder, USA


DgUu80tX0AATY8q21.06.2018: Corey Bradshaw visits the University of Helsinki lab of Dr Enrico Di Minin and colleagues and gives a few seminars


DfqOd2HXUAAqytQ15.06.2018: Corey Bradshaw attends the European Congress of Conservation Biology in Jyväskylä, Finland and gives a few talks


timeteam05.06.2018: Fred Saltré and Corey Bradshaw travel to NSW for a CABAH ‘Time Team’ Masterclass


9781138954533-218.04.2018: Corey Bradshaw‘s edited book (led by Katherine Yates) — Offshore Energy and Marine Spatial Planning‘ — is released


TES launch17.04.2018: Corey Bradshaw & illustrator René Campbell launch their new book, The Effective Scientist


DT6veZZXUAAASu520.01.2018: Fred Saltré and Corey Bradshaw attend the US National Science Foundation Synthesis Meeting for the Research Cooperation Network: Using metamodels to enable transdisciplinary research for the study of dynamic biological systems under global change at WhiteOak Conservation near Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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