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19
Oct
2017
The ANU congratulates Professor Jenny Graves AO, one of Australia’s leading evolutionary geneticists, on winning this year’s Prime Minister’s Prize for Science for her pioneering work to unravel the mysteries of the genetics of sex. 
26
Sep
2017
A team of RSB researchers has been recognised nationally for their outstanding contribution to student learning, at the Federal Department of Education and Training’s Australian Awards for University Teaching.
ANU research to help boost food production to feed the world
18
Sep
2017
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.
07
Sep
2017
Erin Andrew from the Research School of Biology (RSB) has won the 2017 ANU 3MT (3 Minute Thesis) competition
14
Aug
2017
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 National Science Week.
07
Aug
2017
A new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found that plants are able to forget stressful weather events to rapidly recover.
25
Jul
2017
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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13
Jul
2017
Due to a continued growth in commitments, Justin Borevitz has stepped aside from the formal directorship of the Australian Plant Phenomics
Understanding wheat pathogens
27
Jun
2017
Congratulations to Megan McDonald, who has won the 2017 Peer Prize for Women in Science, for her work on ToxA in wheat.
Coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef
27
Jun
2017
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.
26
Jun
2017
A research team led by The Australian National University (ANU) has found a new way to help plants better survive drought by enhancing their natural ability to preserve water.
ANU scientist Graham Farquhar first Australian to win Kyoto Prize
16
Jun
2017
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist Graham Farquhar AO, who has become the first Australian to win a Kyoto Prize - the most prestigious international award for fields not traditionally honoured with a Nobel Prize.
25
May
2017
Parasitologists at RSB, JCSMR and the Centre for Advanced Microscopy are celebrating a new dual PhD program that pairs ANU with Humboldt University in Berlin, Germany.
08
May
2017
Plant scientist Professor Susanne von Caemmerer has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in the UK, the longest standing scientific academy in the world.
Unlikely pair of plants named after stars of movie 'Twins'
02
May
2017
ANU biologists have named an unlikely pair of plants after Arnold Schwarzenegger and Danny DeVito, the stars of the 1988 movie Twins.
24
Apr
2017
Perched 30m above the Daintree Rainforest, Australia’s latest piece of high-tech environmental surveillance kit is keeping watch.
Study reveals mass extinction event 35 million years ago
23
Mar
2017
Biologists at The Australian National University (ANU) have found the first evidence of mass extinction of Australian animals caused by a dramatic drop in global temperatures 35 million years ago.
27
Feb
2017
Another exciting day at RSB! On 14th February 2017, around 200 RSB members came together for a day filled with networking opportunities as well as talks and posters by Early and Mid-Career Researchers (EMCRs), showcasing their fantastic contributions to the research undertaken at RSB.
23
Feb
2017
Form follows function, we are taught, but does it really?
21
Feb
2017
The Australian National University (ANU) Research School of Biology has awarded the inaugural Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research to Professor Mark Westoby from Macquarie University.

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