Coral Reef Field studies at One Tree Island

Jennie Mallela recently co-taught the ANU coral reef field course, with colleagues from the Research School of Earth Sciences, up in the southern Great Barrier Reef.

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Coral Reef Field Studies

January was a busy month for outreach

January is not normally thought of as a teaching-heavy month, but RSB members were involved in a number of outreach events early this year.

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Memorial service for Sylvain Foret

Please join us for a memorial service for Sylvain Foret on the 17th of February in the Larry Sitsky recital room (ANU School of Music) from 2PM.

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Scientists reveal game of thrones in crab world

Crabs that invade smaller crab species’ habitat overpower and evict incumbents from their burrows, but the two species ultimately co-exist and join forces against other invading crabs

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Video: Functional Ecology field trip to Kosciuszko National Park

Check out this great video of the December 2016 Functional Ecology undergraduate field trip, made by RSB's own Pip Beale.

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FunctionalEcology

Susanne von Caemmerer wins most prestigious ANU award

Susanne von Caemmerer was awarded the Peter Baume Award at the December 2016 ANU graduation and prizegiving ceremony

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HDR conference 2016

Nearly 100 RSB graduate students gave talks about their research, and more presented their work as posters, at the 2016 annual RSB HDR Conference this month.

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Fairy wrens vary egg size to increase survival rates

The female Superb Fairy-Wren has the ability to change the size of the eggs it lays, a biological feat which could buffer against the effects of climate change.

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News

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Feb
2017
Jennie Mallela recently co-taught the ANU coral reef field course, with...
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Jan
2017
January is not normally thought of as a teaching-heavy month, but RSB members...
30
Jan
2017
Crabs that invade smaller crab species’ habitat overpower and evict...
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Jan
2017
Check out this great video of the December 2016 Functional Ecology...
20
Dec
2016
Our friend and colleague Sylvain Foret died in his sleep on 17 December, while...

Events

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Feb
2017
After a year embedded in the Nicotra group, artist Cathy Franzi produced a...
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Feb
2017
Often striking, sometimes bizarre – differences between males and females...
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Feb
2017
Abstract - The development of the wheat inflorescence, or spike, contributes to...

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