rworkshopR for conservation biologists

Led by: TBD

Duration: Full day

This workshop will introduce participants to the R software environment and provide some basic training on using R for simple statistical analyses used in conservation.

 

gisIntroducing GIS (Geographic Information Systems) for conservation science

Led by: TBD

Duration: Half day

This workshop will introduce participants to the basic concepts in GIS and its potential applications with the software ArcGIS or open source equivalent.

 

marxanMarxan for conservation planning

Led by: Madeline Davey, Jaramar Villarreal Rosas, & Nur Arafeh Dalmau, University of Queensland

Duration: Full day

This workshop will provide participants with basic knowledge and skills necessary to use Marxan for conservation planning.

 

grantsGetting grants

Led by: Dr Hugh Possingham, The Nature Conservancy

Duration: Half day

This workshop will cover some practical advice for writing effective grant proposals for research and conservation projects.

 

scientificwritingScientific writing

Led by: Dr Rich Fuller, University of Queensland

Duration: Half day

This workshop will provide participants with some practical tips on writing scientific papers for publication.

 

communicationScience communication

Led by: Jaana Dielenberg, University of Queensland

Duration: Half day

This workshop will discuss some practical tips on how to communicate conservation science to different audiences including the general public. It will help you identify the right tool from traditional news releases, to websites, videos and social media to engate with your targeted audience.

 

effectivetalksEffective talks and presentations

Led by: David Salt, Editor of Decision Point

Duration: Half day

This workshop will provide useful tips and tricks for designing presentations and posters that engage audience attention and leave a lasting positive impression.

 

datavisualisationData visualisation workshop

Led by: Blake Alexander Simmons, University of Queensland

Duration: Half day

This workshop explores the use of graphic design software for visualising data and creating high-impact figures.

 

modelsDynamic models

Led by: TBD

Duration: Half day

This workshop will give participants skills to use dynamic models and data to aid conservation decisions.

 

networkingEssential networking skills

Led by: Dr Duan Biggs & Hubert Cheung, Griffith University & University of Queensland

Duration: Half day

This workshop will provide some practical tips on how to effectively network at conferences and networking events.

 

stakeholderengagementStakeholder engagement

Led by: Dr Elisa Bayraktarov, University of Queensland

Duration: Half day

This workshop will introduce participants to various approaches in engaging and establishing productive working relationships with the different stakeholders involved in conservation projects.

 

Co-hosted by

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SCBO

Sponsors

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the nature conservancy

Location

The University of Queensland St Lucia, Brisbane, Australia

www.uq.edu.au