Author Archives: Keren Raiter

The Great Western Woodlands: a biological wonderland, a poem, a movement

I’m pleased to share that I have had one of my poems used as the voiceover for the Wilderness Society’s Great Western Woodlands campaign that they launched last month. The poem is called Biological Cornucopia and is one of a … Continue reading

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The Great Western Woodlands Campaign Launch: 3rd February 2017

All are invited to join the Wilderness Society for a special celebration of the Great Western Woodlands (GWW), one of West Australia’s most significant natural spaces. They’ll be launching a new campaign for the Great Western Woodlands and showcasing the new … Continue reading

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In defense of science

Originally posted on Being A Better Scientist:
I (Pleuni Pennings) endorse the following, which was drafted by Graham Coop (UC Davis), Michael Eisen (UC Berkeley) and Molly Przeworski (Columbia): We are deeply concerned by the Trump administration’s move to gag…

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Mixed-model analysis of a percentage outcome using logit transformation in R

Warning: this post is terribly technical. Readers not inclined towards statistical analysis and R coding may wish to skip this one! I was recently contacted by a biologist in the UK regarding one of the analyses that I did in … Continue reading

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R Script for spatial analysis disturbance by patch – for reference in blog post on mixed-model analysis with logistic transformation

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A reflection

Two quotes from the recent newsletter of DBytes, a Newletter of the Environmental Decisions Group, seem to highlight a manifestation of Dr. Robert Sapolsky’s claim that the one trait that best defines and distinguishes us humans from other species is the … Continue reading

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Presentation to the Environmental Protection Authority

I’ll be presenting the findings of my PhD research to the Western Australian Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) in early December 2016. The EPA has statutory obligations under the Environmental Protection Act 1986 to conduct environmental impact assessments, initiate measures to protect the … Continue reading

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