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...
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...
Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour 2022

Lizard Island Coral Reef Study Tour 2022

Introduction by Kate Hayward, LIRRF Chair Back in 2019, the LIRRF undertook to support and fund an inaugural 9-night educational program at the Australian Museum’s Lizard Island Research Station for a select group of Year 11 NSW government school biology students and...
An inspiring video of a student trip to LIRS

An inspiring video of a student trip to LIRS

A student group from Emmanuel Anglican College in Ballina NSW visited Lizard Island Research Station in May 2021. This video was produced by teacher Thomas Papworth, who was one of the group leaders.  
School science trip to Lizard Island Research Station

School science trip to Lizard Island Research Station

During the July school holidays in 2019, a group of senior Wenona students (including me) spent a week at the Lizard Island Research Station to learn more about our changing marine environments, to experience field-work first hand, and to  learn from the scientists...