Professor Mike Clarke discusses the Ecological Illiteracy Crisis on La Trobe University Big Fat Ideas
The Ecological Illiteracy Crisis
Other research news and seminars
La Trobe News
La Trobe has trained volunteer dogs to detect endangered stoneflies
Occasionally, birds can be both male and female
The future for entomophagy, or humans eating insects, looks promising
New study reveals mammals at greatest risk from cats and foxes
Review of Bat, by Tessa Laird
La Trobe researchers finalists in 2018 Australian Museum Eureka Prize
Drs McInerney and Shackleton are working in Cambodia to assess release sites for endangered crocodiles.
We host weekly seminars throughout the year, with a diverse range of Australian and international speakers. Seminars take place at 12 pm on Wednesdays unless otherwise stated - all welcome. Check back regularly for updates, new speakers and seminar titles.
|March 13th||WLT3||In-field monitoring of honey bee health during crop pollination (& other things)||Dr Aimee McKinnon||La Trobe University|
How has Australian mammal evolution been shaped by environmental change over the past 25 million years?
|Dr Gavin Prideaux||Flinders University, South Australia|
|March 27th||WLT3||Integrating reproductive biology into conservation of declining species|
Dr James Van Dyke
|La Trobe University (Albury-Wodonga campus)|
|April 3rd||WLT3||Restoring predator-prey interactions|
Dr Matthew Hayward
|University of Newcastle, NSW|
|April 10th||WLT3||Eyes and Behaviour: Understanding Decision Making in Animals|
Dr Jan Hemmi
|University of Western Australia|
|April 17th||WLT3||Pyrogeographic thinking - the key to tackling the global fire crisis|
Dr Dave Bowman
|University of Tasmania|
|May 1st||WLT3||Tasmania: a national refuge for resident shorebirds|
Dr Eric Woehler
|University of Tasmania|
|May 8th||WLT3||Urban cooling: the hottest topic in town|
Dr Sebastian Pfautsch
|University of Western Sydney, NSW|
|May 15th||WLT3||Preventing and reversing population declines of northern quolls: lessons from Kakadu and the Kimberley|
Dr Jonathan Webb
|University of Technology Sydney, NSW|
|May 22nd||WLT3||Forest health, and transitioning from mining to agriculture|
Dr Katinka Ruthrof
|Murdoch University, WA|
Dr Don Driscoll
Radio and News Articles
PhD student Simon Verdon and his research on mallee emu wrens in the news - Saving Australia's Angriest Bird from Itself - The Age
Assoc. Prof. Heloise Gibb is in the news with her research "Habitat Loss Leaving Planet with only Mediocre Ants, Study Finds"
Mountain Ecosystems undergraduate field trip and Mountain Pygmy Possums in the news. "Possums' tale of survival" - The Border Mail.
Botany field trip students at work "La Trobe University Students Rejuvenate Wimmera Vegetation" - The Wimmera Mail Times.
Radio podcasts and interviews
with members of the Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution:
The Department of Ecology, Environment and Evolution has several staff members who contribute to The Conversation, an independent news source, whose content is supplied by academics and researchers. The following staff feature on The Conversation: