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Understanding of the links between coral reef ecosystems, the goods and services they provide to people, and the wellbeing of human societies.


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Examining the multi-scale dynamics of reefs, from population dynamics to macroevolution


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From 2005 to 2022, the main node of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies was headquartered at James Cook University in Townsville, Queensland (Australia)

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The Lizard Island Doctoral Fellowships Program


13 October 2006


The Lizard Island Doctoral Fellowships Program provides financial support for field-intensive coral reef research at Lizard Island Research Station on the Great Barrier Reef by outstanding PhD students from any university.

The Australian Museum is pleased to announce that two Fellowships will be offered in 2007, each of up to three years’ duration. The Ian Potter Doctoral Fellowship at Lizard Island is funded by The Ian Potter Foundation. The other Lizard Island Doctoral Fellowship is funded by the Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation.

Preliminary applications are now invited for the 2007 Fellowships.  The closing date is 13 October 2006.

Further information and the preliminary application form are at http://www.lizardisland.net.au/research/doctoral_fellowships.htm
Dr Anne Hoggett & Dr Lyle Vail, Directors
Lizard Island Research Station
PMB 37, Cairns QLD 4870, Australia
Phone: + 61 (0)7 4060 3977
Fax: + 61 (0)7 4060 3055


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