Seminars 2017

Seminars (2017) will be held every Friday, where possible, commencing at 1:30pm (any “additional seminars” are shown in green)
External visitors – wish to join us and connect to our seminars? You may connect to the live seminar via *N SEBE VMP LES Seminars [ID.36958], or via the methods listed HERE.
For Deakin staff and students, please join via Skype for Business (Lync).
As a courtesy, we request that when connecting to the seminar that you mute your microphone unless you are required to speak, this would ensure that the sound from the speaker to the audience is not disrupted by feedback from your microphone – thank you!
Please note that connection is only available while a seminar is taking place. See exact times below.
Date Speaker Host/s Title Uni/Organisation
24/02/2017 Dr Jacques-Olivier Laloë Graeme Hays Sea turtles and climate change: implications of warming temperatures for species with temperature-dependent sex determination Swansea University, UK
3/03/2017 Camilla Whittington John Endler The genetic basis of innovation: venom, pregnancy, and the evolution of complex traits School of Life & Environmental Sciences, Facultyof Veterinary Science, The University of Sydney, NSW
10/03/2017 Prof Michael Romero Kate Buchanan Stress physiology in conservation: predicting human impacts on wildlife Department of Biology, Tufts University, Medord, MA
17/03/2017 Prof Brett Bryan Marcel Klaassen Data science for sustainability: next-generation software and hardware tools for addressing global challenges School of iIfe & Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
24/03/2017 Dr Lucie Bland Graeme Hays Assessing risks to ecosystems Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
31/03/2017 Dr Janne Valkonen John Endler Protective colouration and warning signalling of European vipers, and a bit of mimicry Centre of Excellence in Biological Interactions, University of Jyvaskyla, Finland
7/04/2017 Andre Chiaradia Ondi Crino Tough but not invincible: Can we help the smallest penguin on their big challenges? Philip Island Nature Parks
21/04/2017 Prof David Burt Kate Buchanan Functional annotation of avian genomes and the emergence of avian phylogenomics Dep. of Genomics and Genetics, The Roslin Institute and Royal School of Veterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh
28/04/2017 Thomas Newsome Euan Ritchie Apex predators and the global extinction crisis: advances in theory and future research Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
5/05/2017 Prof Katriona Shea John Endler Disturbance, diversity and invasion ecology Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics, The Pennsylvania State University, USA
12/05/2017 Matt Hall Lee Ann Rollins Sex, death, and disease: revisiting male-female differences in the context of pathogen evolution Monash University
19/05/2017 Catherine Cavallo Graeme Hays Penguins, their poo and what they can tell us about their changing environment Monash unviersity
26/05/2017 Dr Emma Vitikainen Lee Ann Rollins Some mongooses are more equal than others: early life care and life-history variation in a cooperative mammal Centre for Ecology and Conservation, University of Exeter
2/06/2017 Dr Ceridwen Fraser Alecia Bellgrove Dispersal and disturbance shape global patterns of biodiversity ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, Australian National University
16/06/2017 Dr Kylie Soanes Euan Ritchie Conservation in urban environment: crisis or missed opportunity School of Ecosystem and Forest Science, The University of Melbourne
23/06/2017 Asoc Prof Monica Gagliano Jessica Hodgson Plant behavioural ecology and cognition Centre for Evolutionary Biology, School of Animal Biology, The University of WA
21/07/2017 Dr Ruth Thurstan Marcel Klaassen TBA Centre for Integrative Ecology, School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Deakin University
28/07/2017 Prof John Woinarski Euan Ritchie Predation by cats on birds and reptiles in Australia: How many are killed? Where? And with what impact? Charles Darwin University
11/08/2017 Dr Justine Shaw Tim Doherty TBA School of Biological Sciences, The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland
25/08/2017 Dr Carlos Rodriguez Lopez Lee Ann Rollins Use of DNA methylation markers for agricultural, medical and environmental epigenetics research​ University of Adelaide
8/09/2017 Dr Dieter Hochuli Euan Ritchie TBA The University of Sydney, NSW
15/09/2017 Dr Dustin Welbourne Euan Ritchie TBA School of Physical, Environmental & Mathematical Sciences, University of NSW at Canberra
22/09/2017 Prof Lin Schwarzkopf Tim Doherty TBA College of Science & Engineering, James Cook University, QLD
29/09/2017     NO SEMINAR – UNIVERSITY CLOSED (AFL Grand final weekend)  
13/10/2017     NO SEMINAR – CIE ANNUAL CONFERENCE 2017  
20/10/2017 Dr Benjamin Scheele Euan Ritchie TBA Fenner School of Environment & Society, ANU College of Medicine, Biology & Environment, Australian National University