Tag Archives: centre for invasive species solutions

CISS takes on exciting new role in the Environment and Community Biosecurity space

The National Biosecurity Committee through the Environment and Invasives Committee (the NBCs sectoral committee responsible for environmental biosecurity oversight) has recently appointed our Centre to coordinate the implementation of the National Environment and Community Biosecurity Research Development and Extension Strategy, over the next two years. (more…)
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Finding the ‘needle in a haystack’ with new portable DNA device

A new smart-phone sized technology to quickly sequence DNA is being tested by University of Canberra researchers, through the Centre for Invasive Species Solutions (CISS) and Australian Government’s Department of Agriculture, for its early warning potential to detect invasive species. (more…)
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From knowledge to know-how – motivating landholders to take management action

Professor Don Hine and Dr Lynette McLeod are currently leading one of our Centre’s key behaviour change projects looking at how we can accelerate sustainable landholder-led participation in best practice wild dog management techniques through application of behavioural science and targeted engagement. (more…)
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