Better explaining the world around us

20 Feb 2017
UQ PhD student Trace Martyn gathering data on the spatial orientation of York gum wild flower communities. Photo: Margie Mayfield.

new University of Queensland-led study could help scientists more accurately predict and explain patterns of diversity in nature.

Ecology Centre Director in the UQ School of Biological Sciences Associate Professor Margie Mayfield said the project had developed a mathematically simple framework for accurately assessing the outcomes of species’ interactions.