Understanding water flow at ecological scales

Understanding water flow at ecological scales

The following report is by PhD candidate Casey Bowden, a researcher at the Reef Function Hub, James Cook University.  Casey is the 2023 Ian Potter Foundation Doctoral Fellow. She will return to LIRS later this year for a final field trip.  With a changing climate...
Evaluation of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

Evaluation of Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Doctoral and Postdoctoral Fellowships Program (Fellowships Program) at Lizard Island Research Station (LIRS) has been running since 1984, when Doctoral Fellowships were first offered, followed by Postdoctoral Fellowships introduced in 2008. They are awarded...
Fellowships awarded for 2024

Fellowships awarded for 2024

This year, the Foundation and its supporters are funding six new fellowships for research starting in 2024: three to PhD students and three to people who obtained their PhDs in the past five years. This includes the award of a new doctoral fellowship jointly funded by...
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...
Colour vision of coral reef fish in a changing world

Colour vision of coral reef fish in a changing world

Abigail Shaughnessy was awarded the 2023 Gough Family Doctoral Fellowship. Here she shares some preliminary results from her field research conducted at LIRS, where she has been investigating how molecular plasticity of the visual systems function in coral reef fish....