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MEE blog post about our recent paper

Just published this blog post in Methods in Ecology and Evolution, motivated by our recent paper in the same journal. The work we present deals with the modelling of occupancy data accounting for false positive and false negative errors at multiple levels. We analyse … Continue reading

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Spatial capture-recapture modelling in Melbourne

A few days ago (8-11 May 2017), Murray Efford (University of Otago), Joanne Potts (Analytical Edge) and I ran a teaching workshop on Spatial Capture-Recapture (SECR) methods. The workshop was hosted at the Arthur Rylah Institute in Melbourne. We had a great … Continue reading

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Online subject on Species Distribution Modelling! Interested?

Are you interested in modelling? Are you a graduate student, and your project involves studying species distributions? Or maybe you are a research professional or a manager wanting to expand your quantitative skills? Species distribution modelling is one of the … Continue reading

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Accounting for imperfect detection in the modelling of species distributions, range dynamics and communities

Wanting to catch up with the methods? Check this paper out! Understanding where species currently are, and where they are likely to be, is a central question in ecology. One way to obtain such knowledge is to build correlative models … Continue reading

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PhD opportunity (ecological modelling and monitoring)

I’m seeking applications from highly motivated candidates interested in conducting PhD research on wildlife monitoring or species distribution modelling, particularly from a methodological angle. Work could involve understanding how existing modelling tools work, evaluating how they perform under different circumstances, and developing extensions and guidelines … Continue reading

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Talk at the International Biometric Conference

Last week, the 2016 International Biometric Conference was held in Victoria, BC (Canada). As recipients of the ‘2014 best JABES paper’ award, me and my co-authors Byron Morgan, and Martin Ridout had been invited to present our work at the … Continue reading

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Modelling course in Spain

Yesterday José Lahoz, Marc Kéry and I finished teaching our 5-day course on Modelling the distribution of species and communities accounting for detection using R and BUGS/JAGS. The course was hosted by the Population Ecology Group of the Mediterranean Institute for Advanced Studies … Continue reading

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