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22
Sep
2008
In a new paper just published in the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Scott Keogh, Danielle Edwards and colleagues have described a newly discovered species of Fijian iguana, which they have named Brachy
Wheat against the sky. Image by Jeff Wilson
31
Jul
2008
A unique Australian plant research centre designed to help tackle major global challenges such as climate change, sustainable agriculture, biodiversity conservation and future food production was launched in Canberra today by Senator the Honourable Kim Carr, Australian Minister for Innovation, In
27
Jun
2008
ANU College of Science researchers have secured funding for more than $2.2 million, won in the latest round of Linkage Grants from the Australian Research Council.
20
Jun
2008
BoZo's Dr Chris Fulton has won a place in Fresh Science - a national competition showcasing research by Australia's best and brightest early career scientists.
01
Jun
2008
PhD student Jean Drayton of BoZo has been awarded a research grant by The Australian Geographic Society. She is funded to study the effect of inbreeding on male call attractiveness in the wild, and will conduct the fieldwork at Smith's Lakes next field season.
13
May
2008
Kiaran Kirk has been awarded the annual ANU Vice-Chancellor's Award for excellence in research supervision. Adele Lehane, a PhD student in Kiaran’s lab, was awarded an Early Career Researcher poster prize at the recent 'Molecular Approaches to Malaria' meeting in Lorne.
31
Mar
2008
The 2007 Goldacre medal, which is awarded yearly to an early career researcher in plant science, was awarded to Ulrike Mathesius during the annual ComBio Conference in Sydney, accompanied by a lecture about Ulrike's work on the molecular signals that control root-microbe interact
11
Feb
2008
The Research School of Biological Sciences farewelled and acknowledged the contribution of Sally Stowe, a 33-year member of the School and the Head of the ANU Electron Microscopy Unit.
03
Sep
2007
BaMBi featured prominently in the awards given out to students and early career researchers at the annual meeting of the Australian Society for Parasitology / Parasitology Network held in Canberra in early July. The awards were presented at a dinner at Parliament House.
A pair of Magpie-larks in duet
01
Jun
2007
Paired female and male Australian magpie-larks, Grallina cyanoleuca, can sing alone or in duets in which individuals alternate notes. The responding bird times its notes with split-second accuracy, so that most duets have almost perfect rhythm and avoid any overlap of notes.
02
May
2007
Congratulations to Cris Brack and Rob Magrath on winning two of the seven Vice-Chancellor's teaching awards for Semester 2, 2006.
A male koala on Phillip Island. Photo: Dr. Ben Moore
26
May
2005
The way that koalas in the wild distinguish between thousands of types of potentially nauseating tree leaves when eating has been revealed by ANU researchers.

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