The 2015 Australian Entomological Society Conference

27 - 30 September 2015

Pullman Hotel in Cairns, Far North Queensland

Awarded Prizes 2015

2015 Awarded Prizes

1st Prize Best Student Oral presentation – Sandra Schachat, Smithsonian Institution, for her presentation entitled “Wing pattern evolution in jaw moths (Lepidoptera: Micropterigidae)”.

1st Prize Best Student Poster presentation – Tim Sutton, University of Western Sydney, for his poster entitled “One step ahead: parasitoids disperse farther and form larger populations than their fig wasp hosts”.

Honourable mention – Best Student Poster competition – Trevor Volp, James Cook University, for his poster entitled “An epiphytic ant-plant and the structure of arboreal ant communities”.

2015 Competitions

1st prize Illustration Black &White Section
Samantha Blanks, University of Newcastle, University Drive, Callaghan, NSW, 2308.  For a line & stipple illustration of Cyclochila australasiae (Hemiptera: Cicadidae).

1st prize Photographic competition
James Dorey, Queensland.  For a colour photo of Stilbum cyanorum (Hymenoptera: Chrysididae).