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Professor Chown

Monash University Professor elected to head the influential Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Renowned biologist Professor Steven Chown has been elected President of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) which facilitates internationally significant research in and about Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

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Professor Chown

Monash University Professor elected to head the influential Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)

Renowned biologist Professor Steven Chown has been elected President of the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) which facilitates internationally significant research in and about Antarctica and the Southern Ocean.

Science
Seaport silt, Launceston

Dredging not the answer to Tamar silt problem

New research has shown that the 200 year-old siltation problem in Tasmania's Tamar River is a symptom of broader environmental damage and will not be solved by dredging alone. Professor...

Bold hitchhiker: the delicate skink (credit: Nick Clemann)

Don't panic: The animal's guide to hitchhiking

New research suggests that hitch-hiking, once believed to be the exclusive domain of beat poets and wanderers, is in fact an activity that daring members of the animal kingdom engage...