Past events

28
Sep
2016
Speaker: Associate Professor Spencer Whitney, ANU
Abstract: The photosynthetic enzyme linking the inorganic and organic phases of the biosphere is Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco).
27
Sep
2016
Speaker: John Evans, Head of Plant Sciences Division, RSB
Join the ANU Global Challenges Learning Community to hear more about what new breakthroughs have in store for us when it comes to improving food security for the decades ahead. 
27
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Chris Reid, Macquarie University
Complex systems are those systems that are comprised of a large number of interacting units, such as neurons in a brain, and individual animals in fish schools and ant colonies. Each unit acts on its own, using only local information, and there is no centralised control of the collective.
23
Sep
2016
Speaker: Honours/Masters students
19 September: Session 1: EE students, Chair Rob Magrath Gould seminar room, Bldg 116 2.00-2.20 Amelia Stevens, A winning combination? Could seed dormancy and polyploidy be beneficial in a warmer, drier climate?
23
Sep
2016
Speaker: Dr Hendrik Poorter, Research Centre Jülich, Germany
Abstract - In the first half of this talk I will focus on differences and similarities between plants grown under controlled conditions and in the field.
21
Sep
2016
Speaker: Honours/Masters students
19 September: Session 1: EE students, Chair Rob Magrath Gould seminar room, Bldg 116 2.00-2.20 Amelia Stevens, A winning combination? Could seed dormancy and polyploidy be beneficial in a warmer, drier climate?
21
Sep
2016
Speaker: Prof Susanne von Caemmerer, ANU
Abstract - High photosynthetic rates of most C4 plants are achieved by a biochemical CO2 concentrating mechanism that requires the coordinated functioning of mesophyll and bundle sheath cells of leaves.
20
Sep
2016
Speaker: Sam Banks, Future Fellow, Fenner School
Bushfires are a defining characteristic of Australia’s environment. The regimes of disturbances like fire shape the diversity of ecological communities around the world, and have featured strongly in the development of ecological theory.
19
Sep
2016
Speaker: Honours/Masters students
19 September: Session 1: EE students, Chair Rob Magrath Gould seminar room, Bldg 116 2.00-2.20 Amelia Stevens, A winning combination? Could seed dormancy and polyploidy be beneficial in a warmer, drier climate?
14
Sep
2016
Speaker: Melanie Ridgway, Maier group, RSB
Come along and support the RSB candidate in the ANU 3MT (3 minute thesis) competition! Melanie Ridgway (Maier group) will explain her thesis in a talk entitiled 'Sexist Science at the Apocalypse'. Competition will be tough - there are 12 candidates from all over the ANU.  

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