Best student poster - Sharada Paudel (Victoria University of Wellington) "Are there distinct phenological seasons in New Zealand plant communities"
Best student talk - Belinda Whyte (Lincoln University) "Changes in possum spatial ecology following density reduction: implications for conservation and bovine turberculosis management"
|Black robin - painted by Julie Paterson|
Best student talk on an animal theme - Sarah Wells (Massey University) "Love thy neighbour: mating systems and cuckoldry in the tui"
Best student talk on a plant theme - Olivia Burge (University of Canterbury) "Restoring a RAMSAR wetland - by reforesting it?"
Best student talk on a microbe theme - Paulina Giraldo-Perez (University of Auckland ) "The impact of the selfish gene on the ecology of yeast"
Best student talk on a conservation theme - Emily Weiser (University of Otago) "Population viability of highly inbred black robins"
Well done to all of the speakers - a great standard of talks.