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Hamilton Lab project internationally recognised!

One of Hamilton Lab’s current projects (optimising surveillance protocols using unmanned aerial systems) involving collaborations with Kansas State University and the Australian Research Centre for Aerospace Automation (ARCAA) has been internationally recognised and reported here AZoRobotics, and here Daily Journal.

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Russell Beddoes – Vacation Research Experience Scholarship 2014

Impact of Myrtle rust on Myrtaceae ecosystems

Decline in populations of Myrtaceae, due to the recent rapid spread of the invasive fungus Puccinia psidii (Myrtle rust), could have far reaching effects…Read further at ‘Student Projects’.

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Emma Carter - Vacation Research Experience Scholarship 2014

Does insect diversity differ between sites that are affected by myrtle rust?

As threats and disruptors of native dynamics, invasive species are considered to be one of the central causes for the decline of biodiversity (Gurevitch & Padilla, 2004)…Read further at ‘Student Projects’.

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The QAECO & CEBRA lab retreat 2014

QAECO has become quite a large group, and what is the best (and most fun) way for 75 people to get to know each other better?  856 more words


More UAV project success!

Grant has been successful in getting funds as part of a new $6.5 million Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC) project, Optimising Surveillance Protocols Using Unmanned Aerial Systems. 90 more words

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UAV Training - ARCAA

Nadine Nolan

UAV Training with ARCAA

A new methodology for sampling fungi on canopies.


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Choose your cake and eat it too: A very QAECO morning tea

By Natasha Cadenhead

How do academics forage at morning tea? Do sweets go extinct faster than savouries? Which cake should you eat? How much should you eat? 692 more words