Liz Law accepted into UQ’s Future Leaders Program

Congratulations to Liz Law, who has been included in this year’s UQ Future Leaders Program! The UQ Future Leaders program recognises graduating students who have gone beyond their typical program of studies to make a positive impact on campus, their community and even the world. Only a small proportion of the near 10,000 new alumni…

Advice to PhD applicants

Advice to PhD applicants: choosing and being chosen for PhD research Over the past three months Liz, Luke, and myself have been considering applications for two recently advertised PhD projects in our lab. Although we will be recruiting over the coming year, the UQ graduate school has four discrete rounds and the second round closes…

New paper: Restoring degraded tropical forests for carbon and biodiversity

by Sugeng Budiharta, Erik Meijaard, Peter D Erskine, Carlo Rondinini, Michela Pacifici and Kerrie A Wilson View PDF – Read more about the Borneo Project and Restoration Prioritisation research Read article in the Jakarta Globe Abstract The extensive deforestation and degradation of tropical forests is a significant contributor to the loss of biodiversity and to global warming. Restoration…

Five tips for PhD students

by Liz Law I’m not going to pretend I am an expert on this. Far from, I just submitted my thesis last week! But fresh in my memory, I thought I would share five little gobbets of advice from my experience as a PhD student. 1. Make it easy for people to help you Your…

Latest research findings…ecosystem services

New publications from the Wilson lab: E.A. Law, B.A. Bryan, E. Meijaard, T. Mallawaarachchi, M.J. Struebig, and K.A. Wilson In press. Ecosystem services from a degraded peatland of Central Kalimantan: implications for policy, planning, and management. Ecological Applications. http://dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-2014.1 E.A. Law, B.A. Bryan, N. Torabi, S.A. Bekessy, C.A. McAlpine, and K.A. Wilson. In Press. Measurement…

PhD top-up scholarships for CEED students

CEED has a number of PhD top-ups available to a maximum value of $7,000 per student. All applicants must have already been awarded or be in the process of applying for an APA or IPRS at the University of Queensland and have an ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) supervisor in place. Funding…