Events

Recent updates and achievements from members of the Hamilton Ecology Lab.

Myrtle Rust research continues to receive coverage

Dr Grant Hamilton and Nadine Nolan’s work in to determining the ecological effects of Myrtle Rust continues to receive coverage from various news outlets. The article outlines details of the research, which involves using unmanned aerial systems (UAS) to help identify occurrences of myrtle rust at the canopy level. For the full article,…

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Society for Conservation Biology Oceania 2016 abstract acceptance

Dr Grant Hamilton and Dr Peter Baxter from the Hamilton Ecology Lab have been accepted to present their abstract and give an oral presentation at the Society for Conservation Biology Oceania meeting in Brisbane July 2016. the abstract is titled “Detecting threatened and threatening species using unmanned aerial surveillance”. This is…

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Hamilton Ecology Lab memeber gets published in Nature

Hamilton Ecology Lab’s Dr Peter Baxter has very recently received notification that he has been published in Nature Communications scientific journal. This is an amazing achievement by Peter and everyone at Hamilton Ecology Lab congratulates you. Well Done! The published article was made available yesterday and provides an in depth…

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Hamilton Lab memebers' papers accepted!

Dr Grant Hamilton and Dr Peter Baxter, along with collaborator Dr Stephen Parnell in Salford University UK, have had two peer-reviewed papers accepted for the MODSIM (21st International Congress on Modelling and Simulation) conference which takes place on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Nov-Dec 2015. The papers, titled “Fine tuning of unmanned…

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SERF UAS Training Exercise

Hamilton Ecology Lab’s Jim Eldridge recently undertook 2 days worth of UAS training with the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation at QUT’s Samford Ecological Research Facility. UAS training is currently being undertaken due to the requirement of these technologies in current Hamilton Ecology Lab projects. Jim has recently…

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Capstone Students Join Hamilton Ecology Lab

Three bright young students currently finishing their undergraduate environmental science degrees have joined the Hamilton Ecology Lab as capstone students for 2015. Sam, Lille and Russ will be working on a project together looking at the potential of infrared thermography as a tool for minimising errors in detection and identification…

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Jessie Mckee receives 1st Class Honours

Hamilton Ecology Lab member Jessie Mckee recently received a 1st class honours mark for her recent project into detection of cryptic species using thermal imaging. Jessie did a great job and is also the recipient of an APA scholarship meaning that she is all set for a PhD if she chooses to continue her academic career. From everyone at…

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