Notification of Travel Grant results will be released in late February

SOTM 2019 Travel Support Grants

Applications are open for travel grants for early career researchers and practitioners to support attendance at the second international Species on the Move conference. Financial support is available up to the sum of AUD$1000 per applicant.


  • Students
  • Early career researchers (up to five years post-PhD)
  • Indigenous knowledge holders or environmental practitioners in indigenous community associations or non-governmental organisations

Selection criteria

  • Acceptance of submitted abstract for oral talk or poster presentation
  • Scientific/career achievement assessed against opportunity
  • Motivation to attend the conference (alignment of research/work with conference theme and expected benefits from attendance)
  • Level of anticipated expenses and demonstrated effort to find funding
  • Preference given to applicants from developing countries or under-represented minorities
  • Gender and geographical balance among selected applicants

Application procedure

Please complete the Travel Grant Application Form, ensuring you upload a short letter of support from your supervisor or employer to the form. If you have any queries about the Travel Grants please contact Raquel A. Garcia ( and Curtis Champion (

All applications must be received by January 20th 2019. All applicants will be informed of the decision by late February.

Species on the Move

An International Conference Series

The conference brings together scientists and natural resource managers working in the disciplines of global change, biogeography and evolution, and relevant in contexts of natural resource management, biodiversity management and conservation, and theoretical ecology.

Species responses to climate change is a rapidly evolving research field, however, much of our progress is being made in independent research areas: e.g. understanding the process vs responding to the implications, terrestrial vs marine ecosystems, global meta-analyses vs in depth species-specific approaches. This interdisciplinary conference develops connections between these parallel streams, and across temporal and spatial scales.

Conference Managers

Please contact the team at Conference Design with any questions regarding the conference.

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