2024 Mentoring Program

Calling all Australian and New Zealand Quaternary scientists! We’re happy to announce that we will be running the AQUA mentoring program again in 2024. AQUA (Australasian Quaternary Association) brings together researchers that study the Quaternary climate and landscape changes. The organisation aims to provide a forum for Quaternary researchers to collaborate and share findings with…

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Call for submissions – December issue of QA

This is the first call for contributions for the December 2023 issue of Quaternary Australasia. This issue marks the 40th anniversary of QA and we encourage submissions that reflect on any aspect of Quaternary research in Australasia over the last 40 years to celebrate this milestone! This could take the form of an article, personal…

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Leanne Armand Travel Award

Applications for the Leanne Armand travel award are now open. The award honours the late Professor Leanne Armand, and is set up to support early and middle career researchers to train as microfossil experts. More details can be found at the award page. Applications are due by 15 September 2023.

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AQUA AGM 2023

AQUA is required to hold an Annual General Meeting (AGM) in line with its constitution in the coming months. As a result, we have scheduled an online AGM for Thursday 18 May 1-2 pm (AEST). Please make every effort to attend as we need a quorum of votes to make decisions.   If you can’t attend you…

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INQUA Roma 2023 Student Travel Awards

AQUA are pleased to be able to offer student travel awards to AQUA student members to attend INQUA 2023 in Rome this year. We will be awarding four scholarships of up to $4 000 each to eligible students from Australia and New Zealand. Applications are due by 5 pm AEDT February 27th , and we…

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AQUA@EGU

Sessions convened or co-convened by AQUA members. SSP2.8 Fjord sediments as a repository of post-glacial climate and environmental change Conveners: Greer Gilmer, Andrew Gorman, William Austin Mid to high latitude fjords are global hot spots for the burial of organic carbon because their unique morphology makes them highly effective at trapping and preserving sediment. Interaction between…

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AQUA@INQUA

INQUA 2023 is being held in Rome, Italy. See below a compiled list of sessions convened and co-convened by AQUA members. Session 21: Records of climate change from MIS 3 and MIS 2 in the Southern Hemisphere: The Lynda Petherick Memorial Session James Shulmeister, University of Canterbury, New Zealand, Kathryn Fitzsimmons, University of Tuebingen, Germany,…

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2022 Leanne Armand Travel Prize Winner

Congratulations to University of Queensland PhD candidate Vikki Lowe, who is the inaugural recipient of the Leanne Armand Travel Award. Vikki will use the award to travel to GNS Science in New Zealand to work with Dr. Giuseppe Cortese. You can read more about Vikki’s project on the IODP website.

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AQUA 2022 Registration

Dear AQUA colleagues, It gives us great pleasure to announce that registrations for the AQUA conference are now open.  Please note that early bird registrations close on 7th October. Details about the conference, including the dinner and registration pricing are available here:  https://aqua.org.au/conference/aqua-2022/aqua-2022-registration-portal/ The registration page is here: https://aqua.org.au/conference/aqua-2022/aqua-2022-registration-portal/aqua-2022-registration/ Please note that the pre-conference Kangaroo…

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AQUA 2022 – Australian Archaeological Association Joint Session

AQUA are pleased to be undertaking a joint session with the Australian Archaeological Association, who are hosting their annual conference in Darwin at the same time as the AQUA meeting in December, 2022. The joint session “Human-Environment Interactions: A Joint Session for the Australian Archaeological Association and Australasian Quaternary Association” will be run simultaneously in…

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