ISEC2022 to be hosted by SEEC

The 8th biennial International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC) will be hosted by SEEC and the Stats Department from 27 June to 1 July 2022 at the Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town. See the conference website

New paper - standards for SDMs

SEEC alumnus, Raquel Garcia was recently part of a large team of international researchers who published a paper in Scientific Advances on standards for species distribution modelling.

Congrats to SEEC PhD graduates

Congratulations to Greg Duckworth and Alecia Nickless who both graduated with their PhDs this December. We are very proud of you! Greg did his PhD on the effects of protected areas and climate change on the occupancy dynamics o

African Bioacoustics Community Conference

SEEC researcher, Tess Gridley, is organising a conference in Cape Town on all aspects of bio-acoustic research this December. Further information about the conference can be found on the

Congratulations to Danielle on her MSc graduation

Congratulations to Danielle Boyd who graduated with a M.Sc. in Statistical Ecology this month. We are proud of you Danielle! The title of Danielle's thesis is "Fishery, population dynamics and stock assessment of geelbek (At

Data for Climate Action win!

Congratulations to Jasper and his team, who won one of the 3 thematic awards at the Data for Climate Action (D4CA) challenge award ceremony at COP23! D4CA is a competition under the UN Globa

Paper in Science!

Congratulations to former SEEC postdoc, Raquel Garcia, on the publication of a paper in the prestigious journal, Science, which she co-authored during her time at SEEC!

Greg Distiller awarded his PhD

Congratulations to SEEC researcher Greg Distiller who has just had his PhD thesis passed by his examiners! Greg's thesis is ent

Researchers and students flock to SEEC Stats Toolbox Seminars

The SEEC Stats Toolbox Seminars started with a BANG!!!! What a turn out? Dr Vernon Visser had a full house as he introduced Species Distribution Models to 92 enthusiastic students and researchers. They represented tertiary institutions, government depa

International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC) 2016

Seattle, better known for coffee and Frasier, was recently the host for the International Statistical Ecology Conference (ISEC) 2016. Five SEEC members, including Res Altwegg, Allan Clark, Greg Distiller, Sanet Hugo and Theoni Photopoulo

SEEC Student Symposium 2016

Come along to hear about all of the interesting research projects being undertaken by SEEC students!

Kyle Lloyd's Masters thesis is accepted

Kyle Lloyd has just had his Masters thesis accepted! Congratulations Kyle. Below you can read Kyle's abstract on his project on nest predation in sociable weavers.

Theoni Photopoulou’s recent trip to Scotland

This year I was lucky to be awarded some funding under a postdoctoral exchange scheme, hosted by the Marine Alliance for Science and Technology Scotland (MASTS). Thanks to this funding, I was able to carry out research visits to two Scottish institutio

SEEC student symposium 2015 – synopsis

The 2015 SEEC student symposium was held at the UCT Research Office at Cormack House in Mowbray on Friday 16 October, and was well attended by postgraduate students, postdoctoral researchers, staff, and a few visitors.