Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Upcoming events

16
Oct
2017
Speaker: Professor Joan Leach, Director of the Australian National Centre for Public Awareness of Science, ANU
In this talk, Joan will give an overview of the research front in science communication and what possible implications they have for how to communicate science and technology.  

Past events

21
Mar
2016
Speaker: Dr Dianne Gleeson, Institute for Applied Ecology, University of Canberra
Answers to some of the most important questions in wildlife science, conservation and management require reliable data on species’ presence, abundance, and distribution.
04
Dec
2015
Speaker: Richard Newcomb, Chief Scientist at Plant & Food Research and Professor of Evolutionary Genetics at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.
Humans vary in their ability to smell many odours with variation within odorant receptor (OR) genes contributing to these differences.
06
Nov
2015
Speaker: Rob Lanfear, Macquarie University, Sydney
DNA sequences contain an incredible wealth of useful information. But our ability to use this information hinges, in large part, on understanding molecular evolution.
02
Oct
2015
Speaker: Jenny Graves, School of Life Science, La Trobe University
Turnover of sex determining genes and chromosomes may be a cataclysmic speciating event in many animals, in contradiction of the accepted wisdom that speciation requires the acc

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