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Dr Kerrie Wilson winner of UQ Foundation Research Excellence Award

Dr Kerrie Wilson videoDr Kerrie Wilson, NERP Hub Key Researcher from the University of Queensland's Faculty of Science, has been awarded $90,000 for her project, Incorporating hydrologic ecosystem services (supply, flows and beneficiaries) into land use planning.

Dr Wilson's project aims to bring better understanding of the supply and flow of fresh water, in order to enhance land-use planning for conserving biodiversity and the ecosystem services on which humans depend.

Congratulations Kerrie!

NERP Researcher Eureka prize WINNER

Wilson Kerrie closeup 20132013 Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Outstanding Young Researcher

Congratulations to Kerrie, a UQ ARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer, and NERP Environmental Decisions Hub Key Researcher, on being named a winner in the Australian Museum's 2013 Eureka Awards for the Outstanding Young Researcher category.

The annual Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of scientific research and innovation, science leadership, school science, and science journalism and communication.

The winners in this year's awards program were announced on the 4th of September in Sydney. more details HERE

NERP Key Researcher Eureka prize finalist

2013 Eureka Prizes smaller2013 Macquarie University Eureka Prize for Outstanding Young Researcher

Congratulations to Kerrie, a UQ ARC Future Fellow and Senior Lecturer, and NERP Hub Key Researcher, on being named a winner in the Australian Museum's 2013 Eureka Awards for the Outstanding Young Researcher category.

The annual Eureka Prizes reward excellence in the fields of scientific research and innovation, science leadership, school science, and science journalism and communication.

The winners in this year's awards program were announced on the 4th of September in Sydney. Award details HERE.  More about Dr Wilson's research HERE and a video of her award HERE

Possingham wins Laureate Fellowship

Hugh 2010 PortraitProfessor Hugh Possingham, NERP Hub, Director based at the University of Queensland, has been awarded an Australian Research Council Laureate Fellowship.

Prof. Possingham Possingham said the five-year Laureate Fellowship would allow a sharper focus on debates around habitat protection and restoration, with research combining ecology, economics and mathematics.

MORE DETAILS HERE

NERP Researcher appointed to National Wildlife Corridors Committee

NERP Hub researcher, Royal NP WikipediaProf Richard Hobbs has been appointed to the newly formed National Wildlife Corridors Committee that will act in an advisory role to the National Wildlife Corridors Program through the Land Sector Carbon and Biodiversity Board.  Full details of the Program HERE

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