Student grants awarded
Student Research Award
Stephen Zozaya, James Cook University. Title of research project: Using pheromones to understand Australia's hyper-diverse lizard fauna
Cara Van Der Wal, The University of Sydney. Title of research project: Assessing the conservation status and genetic diversity of two endemic freshwater crayfish Euastacus spinifer and Euastacus australasiensis using population genomics
Student Travel Awards
Kara Layton, The University of Western Australia and Western Australian Museum. Seminar title: Exploring an undocumented diversification of endoparasitic Asterophila (Gastropoda:Eulimidae) in Antarctica.
Jeremy Wilson, Griffith University and Queensland Museum. Seminar title: Systematics and Biogeography of the Spiny Trapdoor Spider Genus Euoplos in Australia’s Eastern Mesic Zone.
Linette Umbrello, The University of Western Australia and Western Australian Museum. Seminar title: Evolution and diversification of small ground-dwelling mammals of the Australian arid zone.
Daniel C Huston, The University of Queensland. Seminar title: Taxonomic, phylogenetic and life-cycle studies of lepocreadioid trematodes of kyphosid fishes.
Stephen Zozaya, James Cook University. Seminar title: Pheromones as a mating trait in Australian lizards: understanding diversity in
morphologically cryptic taxa. (Declined, unable to attend conference)