News & events

News

19
Sep
2019
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shown how Australian wheat crops would cope if a destructive disease that’s yet to hit our shores ever made it into the country.
12
Sep
2019
Professor Barry Pogson, from the ANU Research School of Biology, was awarded $2.9 million to create higher-yielding and more resilient 'smart plants' for good and bad seasons.
06
Aug
2019
A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs. The study looked at coral reefs around Christmas Island, where there’s been extensive phosphate mining for around 100 years.
01
Aug
2019
New research from Australia and Finland could help explain one of nature's strangest quirks - why some animals forego mating to help other animals procreate. The study challenges decades-old ideas about evolution, and why animals behave as they do.

Events

15
Oct
2019
Speaker: Craig White, Monash University
Animals expend energy to process information, to forage for and digest food, to move, to grow and reproduce, and to generate or dissipate heat.
15
Oct
2019
Getting your research message out to your audience requires much more than writing about good research. This workshop will help you choose the right outlet for your work, navigate submission and peer review processes, and understand open access options.
28
Oct
2019
For the final RSB Director’s Seminar for 2019, we are very pleased to present a live recording of ANU’s own The Wholesome Show podcast, with special guest from RSB Dr Megan Head.
29
Oct
2019
Speaker: Simone Blomberg, University of Queensland
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Event series

Biomedical Science and Biochemistry Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry

Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

Evolutionary Ecology Discussion Group

This is an informal, weekly discussion group, held at 2pm on Wednesdays in the Banks Tearoom, Building 44. We discuss any questions broadly related to evolutionary ecology.

Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Techniques in Computational genomics

The Techniques in Computational genomics (TIC) meetings are aimed at fostering interactions among computational genomic researchers of all levels from across Canberra.

Training, Symposia and Workshops

Lists training and workshops from a number of facilities and services, including the RSB-RSC Mass Spectrometry Facility.

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