RSB research to help boost food production to feed the world

The Australian National University (ANU) will help to boost food production to feed a rapidly growing world population as part of a major international research collaboration supported by tens of millions of dollars in new funding.

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ANU research to help boost food production to feed the world

Erin Andrew wins ANU 3 Minute Thesis competition

Erin Andrew from the Research School of Biology (RSB) has won the 2017 ANU 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition

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Dr Kai Chan named 2017 ACT Scientist of the Year

Dr Kai Chan from the ANU Research School of Biology has been named 2017 ACT Scientist of the Year by Chief Minister Andrew Barr MLA at a ceremony as part of

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Plants learn to forget stressful weather events to rapidly recover

A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that plants are able to forget stressful weather events to rapidly recover.

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Two weeks in the rainforest: undergraduate field trip to the Daintree

Thirty-three undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds spent 2 weeks in Cape Tribulation, north of Cairns, this month, as part of the BIOL 2203/3303, Field studies in functional ecology course.

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How rice loves sunrise and sunset

Zara discusses her research into the photosynthesis and respiration of rice, and how this might be used to improve rice yields and feed a growing population. 

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How rice loves sunrise and sunset

Waving a white flag - what message does coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef send?

Coral bleaching indicates that a reef is under stress. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef has experienced an increased rate of bleaching events in recent years.

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Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef

Megan McDonald wins 2017 Peer Prize for Women in Science

Congratulations to Megan McDonald, who has won the 2017 Peer Prize for Women in Science, for her work on ToxA in wheat.

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Understanding wheat pathogens

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

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Sep
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) will help to boost food production to...
07
Sep
2017
Erin Andrew from the Research School of Biology (RSB) has won the 2017 ANU 3MT...
14
Aug
2017
Dr Kai Chan from the ANU Research School of Biology has been named 2017 ACT...
07
Aug
2017
A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that...
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Jul
2017
Thirty-three undergraduate students from a variety of backgrounds spent 2 weeks...

Events

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Sep
2017
Schedule is as follows:  Honours/Masters...
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Sep
2017
This will be a very light-hearted look at a heavy topic - death. This talk...
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Sep
2017
TBA
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Sep
2017
Abstract - Carotenoids are essential for plant photosynthesis. But, the story...
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Sep
2017
The European honeybee (Apis mellifera) is a eusocial insect which plays a...

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