Awards & prizes

2006 ESA Student Prize winners

2006 ESA Student Prize Recipients

ESA/NZES best poster

Shane Geange, Victoria University of Wellington
The Effects of Competitive Interactions on Community Structure in a Guild of Coral Reef Fish

ESA/NZES Best spoken presentation

Emma Gorrod, University of Melbourne
Observer variation in vegetation condition assessments: Implications for Biodiversity

ESA Marilyn Fox prize for best inaugural presentation

Rowan Brookes, Victoria University of Wellington and Monash University
No evidence for simultaneous pollen and resource limitation in Aciphylla squarrosa: A long-lived, masting herb.

ESA/NZES Highly commended poster

Anna Burns, PhD Student, Charles Sturt University
Arthropod assemblages of Mistletoe:composition and spatial turnover

Highly commended spoken presentation

Susanna Venn, Latrobe University
Facilitation is an important plant-plant interaction at high altitudes in Victoria, Australia

ESA/NZES Highly commended spoken presentation

Sarina Loo, Monash University
Spread of an invasive freshwater snail: new methods to analyze historical data

Society for Conservation Biology Prize for a spoken paper on conservation

Joanne Hoare, Victoria University of Wellington
Behavioural plasticity in habitat use enables large, nocturnal geckos, Hoplodactylus duvaucelii, to persist following invasion by kiore, Rattus exulans

Best spoken presentation on flora

Azadeh Haddadchi, PhD Student, University of New England
Distyly and pollination of Nymphoides montana (Menyanthaceae) (.pdf attached)

EMR/Blackwell prize for spoken presentation on a management or restoration topic

Kerry Kriger, Griffith University
Climate, morphology and chytridiomycosis

EMR/Blackwell prize for a poster on a management or restoration topic

Dale Redpath,
Demography and ecology of flood damaged tawa (Bellischiemia tawa) in Turakina valley, Ragitikei, New Zealand