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The Three Minute Thesis round for 2016 was held at the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment on Thursday June 30th 2016. With 28 presentations over a wide range of topics, the Three Minute Thesis round is an excellent opportunity to learn insights and explanations from many of the students at HIE.

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The Australian and New Zealand Society for Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry (ANZSCPB) is an unofficial society that meets annually at locations around Australia and New Zealand. The aim of each meeting is to promote scientific excellence in comparative research in a socially enjoyable atmosphere.

The conflict between urbanites and wildlife recently developed a new battleground: the small coastal New South Wales town of Batemans Bay, where the exceptional flowering of spotted gums has attracted a huge influx of grey-headed flying-foxes from across Australia's southeast. In response to intense and highly publicised community concern, federal Environment Minister Greg Hunt has announced he will seek an immediate National Interest Exemption to facilitate dispersal of these bats – a move that risks undermining legal protections afforded to this and other threatened species...

You're drifting off to sleep when, suddenly, there's a bump and a thump and an unearthly shriek. But never fear, if your home is making these noises you probably don't have ghosts, but a family of common brushtail possums...

16 March 2016

March 16 1891 - the Hawkesbury Agricultural College was opened by the Honourable Sydney Smith, Secretary for Mines and Minister for Agriculture. Today we celebrate the 125th Anniversary of our beautiful campus and our home, the Hawkesbury Institute for the Environment.

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'Success Showcase' Magazine

Success Showcase

Welcome to the Autumn Success Showcase, our showcase magazine of news, research, stories and features from the Hawkesbury Institute...

Summer 2015 Showcase

Selecting Red Gums for a warmer, drier Australia of the future and much more...