News & events

News

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.
14
Dec
2017
The Research School of Biology is recruiting up to six Academic Level B/C positions across the three divisions of the school.  We are also advertising an Academic Level A or B. 
04
Dec
2017
This December, the ANU Research School of Biology celebrates its 50th anniversary. Founded in 1967, the School comprises of four divisions, spanning Ecology and Evolution, Biomedical Science and Biochemistry, Plant Sciences, and the Biology Teaching and Learning Centre.

Events

25
Jan
2018
Speaker: Professor Gohta Goshima - Nagoya University, Japan. Host: Ursula Wiedemann
The mitotic spindle is a large molecular machine that controls chromosome segregation and cytokinesis in animal and plant cells.
13
Feb
2018
Speaker: Assistant Professor Shu-Sin Chng - Host Denisse Leyton
Gram-negative bacteria can survive in harsh environments in part because of the presence of the outer membrane (OM), which comprises lipopolysaccharides (LPS) and phospholipids (PLs) in the outer and inner leaflets, respectively.

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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