Celebrating 50 years of research on Lizard Island

Celebrating 50 years of research on Lizard Island

This 5 minutes video gives a wonderful snapshot of how the Station was founded and what makes it unique. Scientists, including Frank Talbot who founded the Station in 1973, share their stories and insights into why the research undertaken there is...
Lifetime Achievement Award

Lifetime Achievement Award

At the Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation 50th Anniversary dinner, Dr Anne Hoggett AM and Dr Lyle Vail AM were awarded the 2023 Australian Museum Research Institute Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their tireless work in advancing our understanding of...
Video Highlights of the Study Tour 2023

Video Highlights of the Study Tour 2023

The second Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour (LICRST) took place in October 2023. Sixteen students from across NSW and two teachers were lucky to be selected to spend a week on Lizard Island studying Coral Reef ecology and marine biology. Here are some video...
Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour 2023

Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour 2023

The second Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour (LICRST) took place in October 2023, generously supported by the Corella Fund. The below account and reflections, written by the two teachers and 16 NSW biology students, highlight the exceptional educational experience...
Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation Silent Auction

Lizard Island Reef Research Foundation Silent Auction

BIDDING HAS NOW CLOSED See below for silent auction items and process: You can place a bid by emailing Charlie Shuetrim at cshuetrim@bigpond.com Email bids must be received by Monday, 30th October 2023. Those attending our 50th Anniversary Commemorative dinner in...
Effects of habitat fragmentation on reef fish communities

Effects of habitat fragmentation on reef fish communities

Makeely Blandford has completed her final report for studies undertaken at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station.  The project was supported by the Gough Family Doctoral Fellowship, and over three summers, five field trips were conducted. The aim of...
Coral Reefs in Hot Water:  The Talbot Oration

Coral Reefs in Hot Water: The Talbot Oration

In this year’s Talbot Oration held on Wednesday 31 May 2023, Dr Anne Hoggett AM, Co-Director of the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS), shared her extensive knowledge about the importance of coral reefs, their complex biology, and the urgent...
Fellowships Awarded 2023

Fellowships Awarded 2023

We’re delighted to highlight the award of four new postdoctoral fellows and four new postdoctoral fellowships to start in 2023.  These fellowships are highly sought after and produce excellent research as well as providing an important contribution to research...