We are very pleased to announce that $1000 prize for the Virginia Chadwick Awards  for the ARC Centre’s Best Student Papers for 2011 has been awarded to our Matt Lybolt following paper:

Lybolt, M, Neil, D, Zhao, J-x, Feng, Y-x, Yu, K-F and Pandolfi, J (2012). Instability in a marginal coral reef: the shift from natural variability to a human-dominated seascape. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment 9(3): 154-160. PDF

The Virginia Chadwick Awards promote, highlight and reward the important research contribution that ARC Centre of Excellence graduate students are currently making in their field of study. The awards honour the significant contribution and service of Dr Virginia Chadwick to the future of coral reefs worldwide.