Author Archives: Hannah Fraser

Replication Studies and EcoTas17

It’s the Southern Hemisphere conference season and I’ve got the fantastic opportunity to go to EcoTas17 and I don’t even have to present! Instead, in exchange for my conference registration money I will be collecting data and I would love … Continue reading

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Sun Foundation Peer Prize for Women in Science

An email went around our lab group a few weeks ago about the Sun Foundation Peer Prize for Women in Science and I was instantly intrigued by it. The prize is two $20,000 research grants, one for health sciences and … Continue reading

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Kate Cranney’s Beautiful Art

A couple of years ago, Kate Cranney did this fantastic artwork and article inspired by me and my research and I want to share it with you all. If you want to see more of her brilliant work you can … Continue reading

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Publication: Tiny terminological disagreements with far reaching consequences for global bird trends

In February, the second chapter of my PhD was published in Ecological Indicators. This paper looks at how sensitive our understanding of global bird trends is to how we classify bird groups. It’s common practice to use composite indices to try … Continue reading

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Publication: The value of virtual conferencing for ecology and conservation

I am ecstatic to say that the final version of my recent publication is now available at Conservation Biology. Some co-authors and I from the Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis and the Quantitative and Applied Ecology group got … Continue reading

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America Trip: UC Riverside

My last stop before I returned home was UC Riverside where I stayed with Helen Regan and her husband Kurt Anderson and visited their labs. Of course, due to the time of year most of the academics were away but … Continue reading

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America Trip: ESA in Baltimore

Ecological Society of America centennial conference It was my first time attending ESA (America) and this year it was in Baltimore. The conference itself was an experience; they really turned it on for the centenary. There was a personal message … Continue reading

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