Chris wins NSW Scientist of the Year in the "Plant and Animal Sciences" category
Chris was named NSW Scientist of the Year in the "Plant and Animal Sciences" category for dedicated investigation into threats faced by NSW wildlife and achieving practical conservation outcomes in restoring biodiversity ... see more
Desert Ecology Research Group feature article in SAM
The Desert Ecology Research Group, headed up by Prof. Chris Dickman and Dr. Glenda Wardle were featured in the Sydney Alumni Magazine ... see more
Some like it hot: Celebrating 20 years of Simpson Desert research
An exhibition, which celebrates an extraordinary ecological study of the Australian desert spanning two decades, has been launched at the University of Sydney ... see more
November 2009 Desert tripClick here to see a video of the November 2009 Desert trip. The sequence is posted on the 'Iconic Landscapes' study blog. The Simpson Desert is one of three case study locations in this project which seeks to investigate how science is communicated. For more photos and information, visit the 'Arid-dry zone (Simpson Desert)' category on the site.
Rainfall in Queensland
The recent rainfall in Queensland has caused extreme excitement with the Dickman and Wardle labs. The rainfall should see the proliferation of many species.
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C. Hart Merriam AwardProfessor Chris Dickman is the first Australian to ever receive the prestigious C. Hart Merriam Award for outstanding and sustained research contributions in mammalogy. The prestigious C. Hart Merriam award was announced at the American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) annual meeting in late June 2008. Professor Dickman has been invited to be a plenary speaker at the next ASM meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, to be held on 24-28 June 2009.
Whitley AwardAt the 2008 Whitley Awards Presentation Chris Dickman received the highly esteemed Whitley Medal for his outstanding publication 'A Fragile Balance'. As the most sought after prize in zoological publishing in Australia, the Whitley Medal is a recognition of his contribution to the understanding, content or dissemination of zoological knowledge.
Next Field TripsSept 2012