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Proposed changes to SCB’s bylaws

The Society for Conservation Biology (SCB) is changing its bylaws. Some of the changes are minor, to clarify current practices, and to comply with laws in California where SCB is incorporated. But some changes are more substantive, so it is … Continue reading

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L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships 2012

Applications for the 2012 L’Oréal Australia and New Zealand For Women in Science Fellowships are now open. The three $25,000 Fellowships are intended to help early career women scientists consolidate their careers and rise to leadership positions in science. The … Continue reading

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Women in Science

Career prospects of women in science have certainly improved in Australia compared with about 50 years ago when promising female faculty members were required to retire when they married. Overt discrimination such as this is largely a thing of the … Continue reading

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Building Bayesian networks

Ever wondered what a Bayesian network is, and how to build one? Well, Ann Nicholson has provided a place to get started, with a post about how to model with Bayesian networks. The post includes a simple ecological example, and … Continue reading

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