Monday, February 13, 2017 - 10:45

Join us at the Centre for Marine Science’s seventh TalkFest which brings together marine scientists from The University of Queensland and their collaborators to share their current research. The two TalkFest sessions will be broken by a poster session and catered lunch.

TalkFest and other CMS activities are kindly supported by the Goodman Foundation.

Come along and hear from the following speakers:

10:40 - 11:00 A/Prof. Ian Tibbetts (UQ Centre for Marine Science) Welcome and CMS Update

11:00 - 11:20 Dr Christine Dudgeon (UQ SBMS) Switch from sexual to parthenogenetic reproduction in a zebra shark

11:20 - 11:40 Dr James Udy (Science Under Sail Australia) Sailing for seagrass: Data collection? Education? Living Experiences!!

11:40 - 12:00 Dr Carmel McDougall (UQ BIOL) Genetic novelty underlies the patterning of abalone shells

12:00 - 1:00 Poster Session and Lunch

1:00 - 1:20 Dr Kate O’Brien (UQ Chem Eng) Relative timescales of resistance, recovery and disturbance determine the resilience of seagrass ecosystems

1:20 - 1:40 Dr Scott Cutmore (UQ BIOL) Parasites of Moreton Bay fishes: surveying an unknown fauna

1:40 - 2:00 Dr Badin Gibbes (UQ Civil Eng) Field measurements of brine plumes from desalination plant outfalls

2:00 - 2:20 Dr Katrina Davis (CEED) Enforcement of marine zones: costs, benefits and stakeholder perceptions

Friday, 24th February, 10:30 am, Physiology Lecture Theatre Room 360 (63)

Please RSVP.