Scientists unknowingly tweak experiments

A new study has found some scientists are unknowingly tweaking experiments and analysis methods to increase their chances of getting results that are easily published.

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Dr Megan Head in her evolutionary biology lab at the Research School of Biology. Image, Regina Vega-Trejo

Three tricks orchids use to lure pollinating insects

Research on sexually deceptive orchids by Rod Peakall and Ryan Phillips has been featured by BBC Earth.

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Two new Group Leaders join RSB

The Research School of Biology welcomes two new Group Leaders, Denisse Leyton and Guillaume Tcherkez.

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New Group Leaders Denisse Leyton and Guillaume Tcherkez

National Biology Olympiad Summer School

The Research School of Biology hosted the National Biology Olympiad Summer School for 23 talented high-school students in January.

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Student Olympiad, at RSB 2015

Academic promotions: Level E Professor

Congratulations to the six RSB members who have been promoted to Level E Professor as of 1 January 2015.

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UNA-RSB

New molecules to burst malaria's bubble

Scientists have released details of a raft of new chemicals with potent anti-malarial properties which could open the way to new drugs to fight the disease.

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Natalie Spillman. Image credit Alex Maier

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News

18
Mar
2015
A new study has found some scientists are unknowingly tweaking experiments and...
02
Feb
2015
Congratulations to the following RSB members who have been promoted to Level E...
02
Feb
2015
The Research School of Biology (RSB) hosted the National Biology Olympiad...
02
Feb
2015
The Research School of Biology welcomes two new Group Leaders. Denisse Leyton...
18
Dec
2014
The Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP) course 'Concepts in...

Events

31
Mar
2015
MS Outlook is the School’s primary tool for email and calendar/event management...
02
Apr
2015
Local adaptation and sexual dimorphism follow parallel conceptual threads. Each...
24
Apr
2015
One of the central questions of evolutionary biology is, why do individuals...
07
May
2015
Sexual selection (essentially the competition for mates) is traditionally...

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