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Australian Zoologist (2020) 40 (3): 462–467.
Published: 01 May 2020
... media is beneficial to an academic career (Cabrera et al. 2017). Not only are there opportunities to communicate research through social media, there are rewards for the researchers who do so. A key feature of this communication revolution is the shifting of the role of the communicator from...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 548–553.
Published: 20 October 2011
...Dieter Hochuli; Peter Banks Zoology is a diverse and vibrant discipline blending natural history with modern technologies and applications to understand the biology of animals. Career paths for those trained in zoology vary dramatically, ranging from traditional roles in research and teaching...
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Australian Zoologist (2020) 41 (1): 12–18.
Published: 01 October 2020
... as these scientists and environmental interactions. There were at least four careers progress. universities that were using ZoaTrack as a teaching tool within the undergraduate curriculum. A possible avenue to enhance data sharing and the metadata provided could be for ZoaTrack to extract the Future Opportunities...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 538–543.
Published: 20 October 2011
... one wanting to be a consultant, working as a zoologist in the private sector. More surprisingly, I ve not come across many university students studying zoology who want to work in the private sector, or who are even aware that such careers exist. So what do zoologists do in the private sector, what...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (3): 477–479.
Published: 17 March 2014
... system left school at the age of fourteen or earlier. So, still in short pants, I was launched onto the labour market at the end of 1937, having topped final year in English and come equal first in Science. I had dreamed of a career in science but it was pointed out to me that this involved university...
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Australian Zoologist (2015) 37 (3): 277–281.
Published: 14 April 2015
... to provide financial support for student members to find information on the society and also for and early career researchers through the Ethel Mary Read Council members to update information. Research Grants. We received 23 applications from a great Thanks to: range of institutions, all of high standard...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 19–23.
Published: 17 March 2014
... Australian scientists are prevented from speaking publicly or with media by restrictions imposed by their employers (mostly govern- ment departments or agencies). Others are afraid that their public comments will affect their careers, jeopardize research funds or lead to restrictions on their research (e.g...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 37 (2): 193–200.
Published: 16 September 2014
..., encompassing agricultural or companion animals or wildlife. These students are looking for careers as wildlife officers, animal handlers and others, in animal welfare or wildlife organisations as well as agriculture. In addition, as vocations such as veterinary science, dentistry and medicine move...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 28 (1-4): 1–2.
Published: 17 March 2014
... the opportunity in my introductory chapter to hiphlicht this bias and areue the case for 0 0 u invertebrates. I offered to make amends by I devoting an entire edition of the Australian Zoologist to the conservation of invertebrates. The offer has yet to be taken up in full, but Winston has written a paper...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (3): 535–558.
Published: 01 September 2018
... he was growing up and thinking of becoming a zoologist but also throughout his career. The same can be said of the Whitley Awards. The awards have been going for 39 years, and books that have been awarded over this time have inspired many people. It is a fairly safe bet that if you look at your...
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Australian Zoologist (2024)
Published: 22 April 2024
... and social approaches to urban habitat management and restoration, is needed. Significant opportunities exist for urban ecologists and zoologists to engage with practitioners and the community to co-develop and implement approaches to successfully achieve the aim of creating biodiverse urban environments...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (4): 617–626.
Published: 01 December 2018
... institution for 37 years, the senior author was frequently met with surprise by old acquaintances when they found that he was still there. The implication of their expressions of surprise is that moving between institutions is thought to be a key to career advancement or that staying in one job is indicative...
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Australian Zoologist (2012) 35 (4): 996–1004.
Published: 29 January 2012
... and often boldly confront humans at campsites . However, with prolonged challenge they will usually retreat to the nearest tall tree to wait for the opportunity to scavenge from the human leftovers. We are told of their unique way of surveying their surroundings by drawing themselves up on their back legs...
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Australian Zoologist (2011) 34 (4): 544–547.
Published: 20 October 2011
... transfer to knowledge interfacing and sharing Ecology and Society 11 4 544 2008AustralianZoologist volume 34 (4) Introduction When I completed my Environmental Science degree, my career aspirations could be summed up as wanting to make a difference . Unfortunately, after numerous rejections from...
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Australian Zoologist (1990) 26 (2): 94–96.
Published: 01 June 1990
..., of the rapidly diminishing opportunities for new reserve creation. Can a strategy which even approaches the aims outlined in this paper now be devised, or will the combination of historic habitat destruction and present land use and development patterns deal a final blow to any reserve policy? Response...
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Australian Zoologist (2018) 39 (2): 214–227.
Published: 01 January 2018
.... Hutchins had retired from a distinguished career as a forester when, after Royal Commissions in 1877 and 1903 had not solved problems in the Western Australian timber industry, he was invited to advise the Western Australian government. His voluminous report advocated forest reservation, a professional...
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Australian Zoologist (2019) 40 (2): 329–357.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and I m incredibly fortunate to have the opportunity to write about them. I m also so fortunate to have the opportunity to work with illustrators like Tannya. Tannya s art is absolutely stunning and it has been such a treat to see my words mix with her images. This together with Steve Spargo...
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Australian Zoologist (2014) 32 (2): 316–323.
Published: 17 March 2014
... pursuing their careers. If one of your aims here today is to find ways to improve the quality of media coverage of zoology, perhaps you should be searching further down that road, particularly where it passes through some of the more barren terrain of our secondary education system. The truth is, however...