The CBCS seminars are held weekly on Tuesdays at 11am in the Goddard Building (Building 8), Room 501.

Morning tea is held before each seminar at 10:30am in the Level 5 tearoom in the Goddard Building.

Photo by Romina Castagnino Vera.


14 January Luis Sánchez, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil Evidence of no net loss of biodiversity in mining projects: Is it possible to find a common ground?
21 January Jeremy de Valck, Central Queensland University How to estimate the economic value of biodiversity in the Great Barrier Reef? A close look on a complex challenge
28 January Rochelle Steven, CBCS Citizen science for threatened species: Experiential tips for building relationships in challenging socio-political settings
4 February Pedro Fidelman, Centre for Policy Futures, UQ

Biodiversity and conservation science and policy scholarship: Exploring opportunities for collaboration

11 February David Watson, Charles Sturt University Mistletoes: New insights into their ecology, evolution and ecosystem-wide impacts
18 February Earl Saxon, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Convenor) Anthropocene refugia: Habitat persistence and species dispersal sources in 2040
25 February Daniel Dunn, CBCS Conserving the "other" half of our planet
3 March Micha Jackson, CBCS Finding rest for the weary: Conserving shorebirds in human-dominated landscapes
10 March Patrick Crist, PlanIt Forward/University of Idaho

Applying an integrated land-sea planning framework for addressing the current and accelerating coastal crisis

24 March Host Hugh Possingham, CBCS Zoom listening session
31 March Matthew Luskin, CBCS Ecological cascades in Asian rainforests: Opportunities to collaborate
7 April Pablo Negret Torres, CBCS

Ecology and conservation of tropical forest ecosystems

14 April TBC TBC
21 April Elisa Bayraktarov, CBCS A Threatened Mammal Index for Australia
28 April Holly Jones, Northern Illinois University TBC
5 May Karlina Indraswari, QUT It's in the news: Characterising Indonesia's wild bird trade network from media-reported seizure incidents
12 May Kate O'Brien, UQ Two-hour workshop - teaching training for CBCS ECRs
19 May Peter Baxter, CBCS TBC
26 May Justine Bell-James, CBCS/TC Beirne School of Law TBC
2 June Emily Massingham, CBCS Conserving orangutans while considering people
9 June Robyn Gulliver, UQ The characteristics and outcomes of Australian environmental advocacy
16 June TBC TBC
23 June Catherine Lovelock, UQ TBC
30 June Daniel Harris, UQ TBC
7 July Julia van Velden, Griffith University Bushmeat hunting in Malawi: A multi-faceted approach to find solutions to complex social-ecological problems
14 July Anastazia Banaszak, UNAM Mexico TBC
21 July TBC TBC
28 July Tida Nou, UQ TBC
4 August TBC TBC
11 August Christine Beveridge and Daniel Ortiz-Barrientos, UQ TBC
18 August TBC TBC
25 August Helen Bostock Lyman, UQ Review of deep sea corals from New Zealand
1 September TBC TBC
8 September TBC TBC
15 September TBC TBC
22 September TBC TBC
29 September TBC TBC
6 October TBC TBC
13 October TBC TBC
20 October TBC TBC
27 October TBC TBC
3 November TBC TBC
10 November TBC TBC
17 November TBC TBC
24 November TBC TBC
1 December TBC TBC
8 December TBC TBC
15 December TBC TBC



23 July Paul Dennis, UQ Microorganisms and the management of ecosystems
30 July Richard Cottrell, University of Tasmania Bridging the land-sea divide for food security and sustainability
6 August Sophus zu Ermgassen, University of Kent We need to talk about offsets: No Net Loss and the global infrastructure
13 August Jeremy Simmonds, UQ A crash course through the EPBC Act referral and approvals process
20 August Dibesh Karmacharya, Center for Molecular Dynamics Nepal Novel approaches to the conservation and management of the Bengal tiger in Nepal
27 August Paula Prist, Universidade de São Paulo Forest conservation, human health and politics in Brazil
3 September Jaana Dielenberg, UQ Getting media coverage for your research
10 September Tim Seelig, DES Making policy for the environment: Lifting the bonnet on policy processes and the role of research
17 September Duan Biggs, Griffith University Navigating conservation's cultural divides on iconic wildlife in a fast-changing, uncertain world
24 September Angela Salim, UQ Cane toad challenge
1 October Kaline de Mello, Universidade de São Paulo The challenge of environmental policies implementation: The case of the Forest Code in Brazil
8 October Jacqueline Beggs, University of Auckland Challenges for New Zealand conservation: From social wasps to kākāpo
15 October Martin Stringer, Dow Centre for Sustainable Engineering Innovation The world’s energy crisis, its solutions, and their consequences
22 October James Allan, UQ How much of Earth's terrestrial area must be conserved to safeguard biodiversity?
29 October Andrew Baker, QUT What are the best detection methods for conserving threatened antechinuses?
5 November Paul Dennis, UQ Microorganisms and the management of ecosystems
12 November April Reside, UQ Bringing ecology into Australia’s environmental law reform
19 November Alison Johnston, Cornell/eBird Big data analytics for avian ecology and conservation
26 November Ian Tibbetts, UQ Respecting Traditional Owners in Solomon Islands and Moreton Bay
3 December Michael Noad, UQ The songs of humpback whales, and why they matter for conservation
10 December Leah Burns, Griffith University Tourism and conservation in Iceland: Boom and doom?
17 December Selina Ward, UQ The problematic early period of coral lives: Battles for successful recruitment