Online Communities

ColSci Journal Club 2013 - 2015

Kate started this journal club because of what seemed to be a clearly definable set of interactions on twitter (via #ColSci) between like-minded folks with an interest in colour and colour vision. We met on google hangouts to discuss a paper related to colour in biology. There's not a lot happening there right now, but you can find more information by visiting the ColSci community page and the ColSci Hub

ECR Discussion Forum 2015 - present

Kate has teamed up with other ECRs that have recently secured continuing positions to for mutual support and trouble shooting when developing one's lab. 

Research Institutes

Australian Institute of Alpine Studies 2016 - present

Society Boards

Secretary - Australasian Society for the Study of Animal Behaviour
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Kate is the current Secretary for ASSAB. Upon taking on this role Kate isinvolved in furthering ASSAB's community outreach and maintaining the society's high standing in animal behaviour research. Kate was the website manager for ASSAB from 2008 - 2012. 

Ordinary Member - Australian Society of Herpetologists
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Kate is on the board of the Australian Society of Herpetologists as an Ordinary Member.


Smart Phone App - Field Guide to the Insects of the Australian Alps, funded by the Norman Whettenhall Foundation

Turquoise tournaments - Wildlife Australia Magazine

Directions in Biology  - Department of Biological Sciences Open Day brochure - cover image

'Hopping for a better world' Snowy Times Local newspaper of the Snowy Mountains region

'Locusts reveal the costs of sex' - Expert Opinion Cosmos Magazine click for story

ACT School Science Awards - Guest Speaker CSIRO Discovery, November 2011

Science Experience - Presenter, Macquarie University Science Schools FoundationJanuary 2007

Gifted & Talented Students, Senior Science Day - Macquarie University Chifley College, May 2009

Macquarie University Open Day Public Displays - Macquarie University 2007, 2008, 209, 2010, 2011