2013 Tasmanian Award Winner

Dr Geoffrey While

Dr Geoffrey While University of Tasmania Zoology, Evolution and Ecology Dr While’s main research interest lies in trying to understand why animals live together. Since the factors responsible for the evolution of sociality remain a hotly debated topic in biology, his research explores how the environment affects the costs and benefits of living together. He…

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Dr Scott Ling

Dr Scott Ling Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania Marine Ecology Dr Ling’s research focuses on understanding how the interaction of climate change and other external factors have contributed to the collapse of rocky eco systems. His ongoing work has been centered around the temperate coastal waters in eastern Tasmania and has…

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