Traveling to East Timor to inspire teachers in science

A partnership between a plant scientist and a teacher has resulted in a trip to the impoverished rural region of Maliana in East Timor, to deliver a three-da

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Most gum tree habitats to halve in size by 2085

The habitats of more than 90 per cent of Australia's gum tree species will on average halve in size, and 16 eucalypt species are likely to become extinct, ov

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Lindell Bromham's textbook shortlisted for undergraduate textbook of the year

Lindell Bromham's recently published textbook on molecular evolution and phylogenetics has been shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology's undergraduate

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Jet fuel may be grown on iconic Aussie gum trees

Scientists are a step closer to using Australia’s iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.

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Future heat-waves a threat to Australian plant life

It may not feel like it in Australia right now, but over the past year we’ve experienced the hottest global temperatures on instrumental record.

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Preventing konzo - the retirement project of Professor Howard Bradbury, AM

Professor Howard Bradbury followed in his father’s footsteps, when he decided to study science.

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Let's make konzo disappear

There is a crippling disease slowly spreading through central and east Africa.

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Let's make konzo disappear

Big Questions in Biology - podcast now available

Did you miss the inaugural RSB public forum? Click here to listen

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News

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Sep
2016
A partnership between a plant scientist and a teacher has resulted in a trip to...
20
Sep
2016
The habitats of more than 90 per cent of Australia's gum tree species will...
19
Sep
2016
Scientists are a step closer to using Australia’s iconic gum trees to...
19
Sep
2016
Lindell Bromham's recently published textbook on molecular evolution and...
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Sep
2016
Plant-Microbe Interaction researchers from the Plant Sciences Division recently...

Events

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Sep
2016
Abstract: The photosynthetic enzyme linking the inorganic and organic phases of...
05
Oct
2016
Part of a series of lunchtime talks to celebrate the opening of the Mt Stromlo...
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Oct
2016
Methods to infer diversification dynamics, biogeography and trait evolution are...

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