[vc_row fullwidth=”true” attached=”false” padding=”0″][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_edge_slider first_el=”true” slides=”52,49,74″ order=”ASC” orderby=”date” full_height=”false” height=”600″ animation_effect=”slide” animation_speed=”1000″ slideshow_speed=”7000″ direction_nav=”classic” parallax=”false” edge_slider_loop=”false” edge_slider_hash=”false”][mk_padding_divider size=”40″][mk_fancy_title style=”avantgarde” corner_style=”pointed” tag_name=”h3″ border_width=”3″ size=”30″ line_height=”24″ color=”#393836″ font_weight=”bold” letter_spacing=”3″ font_family=”none” margin_top=”20″ margin_bottom=”20″ align=”center” responsive_align=”center” text_transform=”uppercase”]About Us[/mk_fancy_title][mk_padding_divider size=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text responsive_align=”center”]The Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre is a group of over 30 academics and 40 doctoral students who together addresses some of the major environmental challenges of the 21st Century: biodiversity resource management, climate and environmental change and spread of infectious diseases.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text responsive_align=”center”]We have a collegiate culture of multidisciplinary collaboration, specifically the bringing together of biologists, geographers and environmental scientists to facilitate novel research opportunities. Our research contributes to the scientific understanding of the biological, physical and social dimensions of environmental change and the resultant impacts on humans and animals.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/3″][vc_column_text responsive_align=”center”]We employ a wide variety of approaches, including behavioural ecology, epidemiology, ethnography, forensic ecology, genomics, geographic information systems, molecular ecology, radioecology, remote sensing, sociology, and spatial analysis, and use cutting edge innovative technologies in pursuing our research goals.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_blockquote style=”classic” align=”left”]Transforming lives, stimulating discovery and realising potential through research excellence[/mk_blockquote][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row fullwidth=”true” attached=”false” padding=”0″][vc_column width=”1/1″][mk_padding_divider size=”40″][mk_blog style=”masonry” magazine_strcutre=”1″ author=”true” slideshow_layout=”default” column=”3″ image_width=”400″ image_height=”200″ cropping=”true” count=”9″ offset=”0″ cat=”4″ disable_meta=”true” classic_excerpt=”excerpt” pagination=”true” pagination_style=”2″ excerpt_length=”200″ sortable=”false” order=”DESC” orderby=”date” item_id=”1422267449-54c6143930954″][mk_padding_divider size=”80″][/vc_column][/vc_row]