News & events

News

Biology at ANU
15
Feb
2018
Think about climate change, about new species in old lands, new cures for old diseases, about how we rely on the bacteria that live on and in us, about epidemics, and cancer.
25
Jan
2018
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO for being named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year. Professor Farquhar represented the ACT for the national Senior Australian of the Year Awards announced ahead of Australia Day.
Field Studies in Functional Ecology
16
Jan
2018
If you want to learn about plant and animal ecology properly, you need to be surrounded by it. And that’s exactly what this course does. The course introduces students to field studies in plant and animal functional ecology.
Dr Florian Busch with his revamped photosynthesis model
19
Dec
2017
Every time you breathe you are producing carbon dioxide and taking up oxygen from the atmosphere. However, plants are able to do the contrary; using sunlight they produce oxygen and capture CO2, which in a crop means more food production where more CO2 is captured.

Events

27
Feb
2018
Speaker: Assoc Prof Devi Stuart-Fox, University of Melbourne
The adaptive significance of animal coloration is clear: it matters for survival (camouflage, warning coloration, mimicry) and it matters for reproduction (sexual and social signalling). But what about wavelengths that we cannot see?
27
Feb
2018
Speaker: Prof Robin Chazdon, University of Connecticut and University of the Sunshine Coast
Robin Chazdon is Professor Emerita in the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department at the University of Connecticut and Research Professor with the Tropical Forests and People Centre at the University of the Sunshine Coast.
27
Feb
2018
Speaker: Prof Robin Chazdon, David Lindenmayer, Peter Kanowski, Patrick Meir
Moderated panel session.

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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