The Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods is based at Charles Darwin University in the Top End of Australia.
RIEL is equipped to take a comprehensive approach across the terrestrial, aquatic, coastal and marine ecosystems of the north, and is multidisciplinary in its research across the natural and social sciences.
We are scholars, technicians, visionaries, and explorers: we're passionate about research. Welcome to RIEL.
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RIEL postdoc Beau Austin discusses major new research project ‘Integrating Measures of Indigenous Land and Sea Management Effectiveness’ “People have been having this conversation about our project for decades,” reveals RIEL Research Fellow Beau Austin. “The ideas aren’t new. It’s been acknowledged for a really long time that this research really needs to be done but for whatever reason the stars just haven’t aligned.” Beau is talking about RIEL’s ARC Linkage Project ‘...
RIEL PhD student Luke Preece on completing his PhD and co-authoring 3 chapters in a new book. “It was a dream PhD for quite a while, up to the second three years of writing and revisions.” Luke Preece says. “I really have to express my appreciation to my supervisors for their years of effort and patience, especially through the writing and revision period! But in the beginning it was just wonderful.” In lieu of his imminent graduation this week, former RIEL PhD student...
Words: Dr Tom Rayner Fresh PhD graduates are symbols of hope: little beacons of promise that glimmer across the dark sea of academic cynicism, ready to be built into shining suns of super-science. When I started my first post-PhD position, my responsibilities were made very clear, ‘I want you to write papers, get grants and co-supervise students’. I now realise that I was one of the lucky few. I had unwittingly swanned into a lab where a combination of flexibility,...
- Spectral analysis of fire severity in north Australian tropical savannas
- Constraints to effective adoption of innovative livestock production technologies in the Rift Valley (Kenya)
- Climate change adaptation strategies for Australian birds
- Are entrenched alien species undermining restoration of native fish using environmental flows?
- Adaptation outlines for species that are both highly sensitive and highly exposed
- Climate Change Adaptation Plan for Australian Birds
- Core microbial populations associated with cyanobacteria from various geophysical environments.
- Assessment and monitoring of nutrient loading in the sediments of tidal creeks receiving shrimp farm effluent in Quang Ninh, Vietnam
- A very important message. Our national parks must be more than playgrounds or paddocks http://t.co/Nx4clkrXbd @ConversationEDU #auspol
- @bytagoe: 75-year-old Pakistani man killed by a white man with a machete in Birmingham two weeks ago. Barely any media coverage http://t…
- @Colvinius: Dalek retrieved from bottom of pond. "Probably just biding its time". http://t.co/dIlQ4G7ujY via @boeufblogginon @aptronym
- @GeorgeMonbiot: Outrageous: Natural England secretly allows buzzard persecution to protect pheasant shoots: http://t.co/QdMiQCnwyb
- @CDUni John Woinarski on Australian endangered species: Christmas Island Shrew http://t.co/wPeMngFX63 via @ConversationEDU #biodiversity