By Katherine Berthon and Marco Gutiérrez Last month ICON Science was a proud sponsor of the 2021 Victorian Biodiversity Conference (VicBioCon). ICON researchers also helped organise and presented at the conference. It was the first time the conference was held entirely online, and, despite some website updates during a tea break, the whole train ran […]
ICON scientists were out in force last Thursday and Friday at the first ever Twitter conference of the SCB Greater Melbourne Chapter. A huge congratulations to the organising committee and moderators (including ICON members Matthew and Holly) that braved the technology issues, found stray threads, and kept the tweets flowing. For many of us, it […]
Over the past month a few of us ICON scientists have had the pleasure of attending, and presenting at multiple conferences, both located at Monash University in Clayton, Melbourne. First up, the Victorian Biodiversity Conference 2020 on the 6th-7th of February was yet again a fantastic opportunity to network and learn more about the exciting local […]
We have a ‘department’ of ICON Scientists presenting at the upcoming SCBO Conference in New Zealand! Go along to their talks, and tweet them so we at home can follow along! Presenters Matthew Selinske: Tues 4 July 1:30pm Symposium ‘Intergenerational stewardship for long-term conservation impact’ Future-proofing privately protected areas through intergenerational stewardship Georgia Garrard: Tues […]
An ensemble* of iConScientists will be presenting at EcoTas this year! Speakers, Titles & Times Luis Mata: Mon 12.30 Urban Ecology(1) Bringing nature back into cities. Florence Damiens: Tues 5.15 Putting Ecology to Work What have we been offsetting? Understanding the evolution of biodiversity offset policies in France and Australia. Ascelin Gordon: Tues 5.00 Putting […]
After a successful inaugural Victorian Biodiversity Conference earlier this year, a group of motivated students and early career researchers from a wide range of Victorian Universities (RMIT, La Trobe, Monash, Federation, Charles Sturt, Melbourne, Deakin) have begun planning our next conference to be held early February 2018 at La Trobe University, Melbourne (https://www.vicbiocon.com). This event […]
Members of the ICS research group recently attended The Biodiversity Research and Monitoring Forum held by The City of Melbourne – a day of discussions about biodiversity research in the urban area of Melbourne. It was a fantastic day to meet practitioners, decision makers and researchers working in Melbourne. Three members of ICS spoke about […]
We invite you to click-on the image and enjoy A/Prof Sarah Bekessy’s plenary talk ‘Planning for biodiversity at the urban-rural fringe – Reimagining the suburb’ giving at the 6th Biodiversity across the borders conference – Biodiversity in rural landscapes (Ballarat 2015).