The Global Ecology Lab has been active in running the Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series at Flinders University since early 2018. All presentations are recorded (unless otherwise requested by the presenter) and available for viewing following the links below.


13.11.2019: Professor Paul Ehrlich presents ‘The Politics of Environmental Destruction‘ (see also condensed version without the Introduction and audience Q&A)


15.10.2019: Associate Professor Maren Wellenreuther ‘Going beyond SNPs: the role of structural genomic variants in adaptive evolution and species diversification’


27.09.2019: Professor Luciano Beheregaray ‘Landscape genomics and the evolutionary management of wildlife


22.08.2019: Dr Samantha Munroe ‘TERN: Australia’s open-access land-ecosystem observatory’


02.08.2019: Dr Zoë Thomas ‘Tipping cascades in polar regions drove global change during early Last Interglacial warming


31.07.2019: Dr Cesca McInerney ‘Late to the party: Australia’s tardy expansion of C4 vegetation during the Pliocene’


14.06.2019: Dr Emily Fobert ‘Polluting the night with light means losing more than just stars

07.05.2019: Prof Galen HalversonSupercontinents, snowball Earth, and the emergence of animals


26.04.2019: Dr Giovanni StronaThe hidden paths to biodiversity loss


28.03.2019: Assoc/Prof Paul WillisCommunicate your science! Everything has changed, and so must we


27.02.2019: Prof Richard Warwick ‘The contrasting size-related life histories of benthic fauna in macro- and microtidal estuaries’ & Dr James Tweedley ‘The estuaries of south-western Australia: the good, the bad, and the salty’ (watch both seminars here)

20.02.2019: Asst/Prof Nicholas Payne ‘Accelerating shark research: from biomechanics to bites’

14.02.2019: Prof Richard CloutierThe quest for our origin – a step closer to the origin of tetrapods

02.11.2018: Assoc/Prof Daniel StoufferThe complexity and simplicity of ecological communities

18.10.2018: Prof Mary Droser ‘The Evolution and Ecology of early animals: The view from the Ediacaran from South Australia


21.09.2018: Dr Paul Van Ruth ‘Integrated Marine Observing System: a national collaborative program fostering high-quality research through state-of-the-art infrastructure and long-term data

31.08.2018: Dr Zoë Doubleday ‘Changing seas and proliferating cephalopods: are we releasing the Kraken?

09.08.2018: Prof Patrick HespNebkha or Not: The role of rainfall and sediment supply in controlling nebkha vs foredune ridge formation

17.07.2018: Prof Andrew Balmford ‘How to feed the world without costing the Earth’ (not recorded for reasons of intellectual property)

14.06.2018: Assoc/Prof Diego García-BellidoAn Australian perspective on the early evolution of Animals

17.05.2018: Dr James Van DykeIntegrating reproductive biology into conservation of declining species

02.05.2018: Dr Peter UnmackMolecular insights into the biogeography of Australia freshwater fishes

12.04.2018: Dr Danielle ClodeWriting the Wasp and the Orchid


22.03.2018: Dr Laura WeyrichLessons from the Neanderthal microbiome: why history matters for modern health