You are warmly invited to our FREE UCBI biosecurity seminar online, in person or later via video.
Register for Biosecurity surveillance on Wed 28 June midday here.
Assoc. Prof Steve Pawson will outline how we can detect insects new to Aotearoa NZ using light traps and eDNa, as part of the BioHeritage. Science Challenge.
Paul Benden PhD will detail his research plans for semi-automated surveillance of street-level urban trees using image segmentation. Below, AI recognises a cabbage tree in blue from a camera mounted on a vehicle.
This FREE UCBI seminar is part of a series to celebrate 150 years UC, our students our partners and our research.
At Biosecurity Lures, Dan Tompkins, Science Director of Predator Free 2050 Ltd outlines the science strategy, then Ben McEwen, and Brittany Graham, showcase their PhD research into the use of sight, sound and scent to lure or repel stoats, possums and rats.