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29
Nov
2016
On Monday, 28 November,  Emeritus Professor Howard Bradbury passed away.  
28
Nov
2016
Alex Maier has been awarded the Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Public Policy and Outreach.
14
Nov
2016
Researchers have discovered an ancient species of gecko in the ranges of Central Australia which may shine new light on how and when Australia’s deserts began to form millions of years ago.
New ARC Future Fellows Megan Head, Rowena Martin, and Maja Adamska, and NHMRC Early Career Fellow Rob Summers.  Image: Sharyn Wragg.
03
Nov
2016
Congratulations to new RSB Future Fellows Maja Adamska, Megan Head, Rowena Martin, Sasha Mikheyev and Jiayu (Jean) Wen, and to NHMRC Early Career Fellow Rob Summers!
Biology Olympiad students
27
Oct
2016
A team of four high school students went to Hanoi, Vietnam for the 2016 Biology Olympiad individual competitions; a week of theory and practical exams. Out of 176 competitors, three Australian students were awarded a silver medal each, with our final competitor earning a bronze. A great result and many thanks to Guillaume Tcherkez and Bee Gunn for lending their time and expertise to teach the students.
25
Oct
2016
Kai Xun Chan (Pogson Lab, PS and ARC CoE Plant Energy Biology) has been awarded the JG Crawford prize for 2015, for his thesis entitled 'Structural and Functional Characte
Biology Field Trip
20
Oct
2016
Check out our latest video, made by Jimmy Walsh from the Colleges of Science marketing team.  Jimmy spent some time with students and teachers on the BIOL2122 field trip to Kioloa in August, and this is the result. Enjoy!
17
Oct
2016
The opening ceremony for Professor Guillaume Tcherkez's exhibition 'Flora of the Paris basin' took place at the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) on the evening of Friday 14 October.
17
Oct
2016
Research led by The Australian National University (ANU) is helping to develop food crops with bigger yields and greater ability to cope with drought compared with today’s plants.
11
Oct
2016
The Australian National University (ANU) has partnered with Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany) to deliver a dual PhD program aimed at crossing boundaries to fight malaria.
A bird’s eye view on magpie attacks
11
Oct
2016
Any cyclist with a passing familiarity with the science precinct at ANU would know about The Magpies of Linnaeus Way. They are so famous that they even get capital letters, as all celebrities should.
29
Sep
2016
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) are working with researchers in France to develop a new potential way to detect and monitor breast cancer that could involve a simple blood test.
22
Sep
2016
A partnership between a plant scientist and a teacher has resulted in a trip to the impoverished rural region of Maliana in East Timor
20
Sep
2016
The habitats of more than 90 per cent of Australia's gum tree species will on average halve in size, and 16 eucalypt species are likely to become extinct, over the next 70 years due to global warming, a new international study has found.
19
Sep
2016
Scientists are a step closer to using Australia’s iconic gum trees to develop low-carbon renewable jet and missile fuel.
19
Sep
2016
Lindell Bromham's recently published textbook on molecular evolution and phylogenetics has been shortlisted for the Royal Society of Biology's undergraduate textbook of the year award. The judges commented that "This is an accessible, well laid out textbook covering difficult subject matters.
14
Sep
2016
Plant-Microbe Interaction researchers from the Plant Sciences Division recently held a retreat at the ANU Kioloa campus (5th-8th September).
13
Sep
2016
It may not feel like it in Australia right now, but over the past year we’ve experienced the hottest global temperatures on instrumental record. This could spell bad news for Australia’s plants.
08
Sep
2016
Professor Howard Bradbury followed in his father’s footsteps, when he decided to study science. “Dad was a chemist and he used to keep telling me stories about it all the time.
06
Sep
2016
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