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Awards for MFL postgraduate students

Three MFL students have been awarded funds for travel and research. Carolina Vargas-Caro and Safia Maher received Student Travel Awards to attend the upcoming conference of the New Zealand Marine Sciences Society and Oceania Chondrichthyan Society at the University of Auckland 6 – 9th July 2015. Carolina will speak about her work on the population […]

Tiger shark jaws – a great source of DNA for research

Members of Game Fishing Clubs in Queensland and New South Wales are helping MFL researchers at the University of Queensland. In April 2015, visiting Danish research scientist Professor Einar Nielsen and pelagic fish expert Dr Julian Pepperell visited clubs in eastern Australia. Following considerable detective work to locate old jaws, many fishers and club officials […]

Safia Maher joins the MFL team

MFL welcomes Safia Maher to study for her honours degree at the University of Queensland. Safia recently completed a Bachelor of Bioscience at La Trobe University with a double major in Ecological and Evolutionary Genetics and Zoology. Safia will be working on Project Tiger to understand the population structure and dynamics of tiger sharks around […]

Einar Nielsen arrives at MFL

Professor Einar Nielsen has arrived to work at MFL during 2015. Einar is the Research Coordinator of the Section for Marine Living Resources, National Institute of Aquatic Resources at the Technical University of Denmark. He is interested in Identification of genetic population structure in freshwater, anadromous and marine fish and the environmental and ecological drivers responsible for […]