News & events

News

07
Jun
2018
A study led by ANU has discovered how a mother knows her chicks and can spot an imposter in her nest, even if it looks almost identical to her chicks.
Slatyer Medal presentation 2018 to Rana-Munn (right)
24
May
2018
Professor Rana Munns, an eminent Australian plant scientist who works on increased crop production on dry or saline soils has been awarded the Ralph Slatyer Medal for outstanding biological research for 2018.
21
May
2018
Researchers have a new understanding of the genetic makeup of a fungus that causes the disease Wheat Stripe Rust, one of the most destructive wheat diseases globally costing $1 billion annually.
Eucalypt
26
Apr
2018
Researchers from ANU have developed a seed-collection strategy to help make trees or even food crops more resilient to future climate change.

Events

22
Jun
2018
Speaker: Assoc Prof Mary Byrne, Univesity of Sydney
Abstract - Leaves are the main photosynthetic organs of plants and as such are essential components in the function and preservation of natural ecosystems, and in maintaining sustainable agriculture.
14
Aug
2018
If you are a 3rd Year Science student and considering doing Honours in Biology next year, you are invited to meet with potential supervisors, discuss possible projects and join us for pizza and refreshment.
18
Sep
2018
Speaker: ANU Vice Chancellor Brian Schmidt
The Vice Chancellor will be in the Roberston tea room, RN Robertson Building at lunchtime today (12 – 1pm), ready to chat and answer your questions. Please feel free to drop by and share your thoughts, and hear some updates from the VC.

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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