Following the United Nations Global Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services report, Professor Brendan Wintle discussed and celebrated the crucial role that ecologists can play (and are playing) in co-designing and implementing solutions to the extinction crisis, in partnership with private land conservation organisations, Indigenous land managers, developers, and governments.
During Andrew Gray’s efforts in setting up BioQuisitive, he realised a large amount of old but otherwise high-quality scientific equipment was being consigned to landfill from professional laboratories. Joining forces with Samuel Wines, the Phoenix School Program was born.
Our pilot program will assist four Victorian, science-qualified migrants to tell their migration story while developing a science show that is both engaging and suitable for Victorian schools. We will train you to deliver it, and then help market it to schools through Cultural Infusion’s Schools Program.
Led by microbiologist Dr Gregory Crocetti and visual artist Briony Barr from the Scale Free Network, our young scientists were given a lively, interactive introduction to the ecology of microscopic life.
The Royal Society of Victoria gratefully joins forces with Melbourne-based science fiction author Lee S. Hawke to raise $4,000 in support of our Victorian science awards, outreach and public lecture program – and for local science fiction!