Eavesdropping fairy wrens learn by listening in

New research involving biologists from The Australian National University (ANU) shows that some birds are just as skilled as humans at eavesdropping.

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Official opening of RN Robertson building and Aboriginal Resource Garden

RSB and Fenner came together on a sunny and mild winter day this month to celebrate the opening of our Aboriginal Resource Garden and the refurbished RN Robertson building.

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When a passion for science means business

A passion for the business side of science has helped John Rivers land his dream job, just weeks after finishing his PhD.

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From Mexico to Canberra and then Stockholm

PhD graduate Regina Vega Trejo will continue her research into inbreeding when she takes up her Postdoctoral Fellowship at the University of Stockholm

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From Canberra to Munich

Within two days of Josh Penalba submitting his PhD, the Biology graduate started working in a lab at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich.

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RSB Portraits in National Portrait Gallery

Unusual portraits of RSB members Marilyn Ball and Jack Egerton are part of an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, entitled 'So Fine: Contemporary wo

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Study reveals how a mother always knows her chicks

A study led by ANU has discovered how a mother knows her chicks and can spot an imposter in her nest, even if it looks almost identical to her chicks.

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Professor Rana Munns receives 2018 Ralph Slatyer Medal

Professor Rana Munns, an eminent Australian plant scientist who works on increased crop production on dry or saline soils has been awarded the Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research for 2018.

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Slatyer Medal presentation 2018 to Rana-Munn (right)

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News

06
Aug
2018
New research involving biologists from The Australian National University (ANU...
31
Jul
2018
RSB and Fenner came together on a sunny and mild winter day this month to...
10
Jul
2018
Within two days of Josh Penalba submitting his PhD, the Biology graduate...
10
Jul
2018
ANU PhD graduate Regina Vega Trejo hopes that her ongoing research into...
10
Jul
2018
A passion for the business side of science has helped John Rivers land his...

Events

16
Aug
2018
The Embassy of Colombia, the ANU Research School of Biology and the Fenner...
17
Aug
2018
Root-knot nematodes (RKNs) are microscopic roundworms that infect the root of...
21
Aug
2018
Trade-offs are thought to be ubiquitous, come in different types, and have been...
28
Aug
2018
Animal pollination plays a critical role in seed set and maintenance of genetic...

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