Celebrating C4 Photosynthesis: 50 years of discovery and innovation

2016 marks 50 years since Hal Hatch and Roger Slack discovered the C4 photosynthesis pathway, while working in sugarcane.

» read more

Self-organised Complexity of Shape symposium

The Self-Organised Complexity of Shape Symposium on April 6 drew participants from across the ANU as well as other Australian universities 

» read more

International network to spy on trees

A scientist from the Research School of Biology is helping set up an international network to use surveillance camera networks and drone data to spy on trees

» read more

Sylvain Foret awarded prestigious Human Frontier Science Program Grant

Sylvain Foret is the only Australia-based researcher to be awarded a Young Investigators grant from the Human Frontier Science project (HSFP) in 2016.  

» read more

Sylvain Foret on a boat

The heat is on - researchers discover global patterns in plant responses to temperature

Plants from all over the globe respond to temperature changes in remarkably similar ways, researchers have found.

» read more

Murray crayfish high country hideout under threat

Ecologists have found that Murray crayfish numbers plunged 90 per cent in a high country river after their habitat was lost.

» read more

Murray crayfish high country hideout under threat

Slithering between science and art

A fellowship program at ANU has brought researchers together from diverse fields to collaborate and learn from each other.

» read more

Slithering between science and art

Biology Olympiad Summer School, 2016

The Biology Olympiad Summer School was a great success in January, thanks to the work contributed by Juliey Beckman and the Teaching Lab team.

» read more

Past Biol Olympid Students preparing to welcome the new summer school students at ANU. Photo: Juliey Beckman

The ANU Research School of Biology (RSB) carries out research in a wide range of biological and biomedical sciences. It also oversees the University's Biology curriculum, with a diverse offering of courses across both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

News

21
Apr
2016
2016 marks 50 years since Hal Hatch and Roger Slack discovered the C4...
18
Apr
2016
The Self-Organised Complexity of Shape Symposium on April 6 drew...
12
Apr
2016
A scientist from the Research School of Biology is helping set up an...
04
Apr
2016
Sylvain Foret is the only Australia-based researcher to be awarded a Young...
24
Mar
2016
Plants from all over the globe respond to temperature changes in remarkably...

Events

11
May
2016
Antievolutionist creationism has had a number of major waves, focused in...
13
May
2016
Ribulose 1, 5-bisphosphate (RuBP) carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) is the key...

Updated:  06 May 2016/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB/Page Contact:  Webmaster RSB