News & events

News

04
Sep
2018
Scientists at ANU have engineered tiny carbon-capturing engines from blue-green algae into plants, in a breakthrough that promises to help boost the yields of important food crops such as wheat, cowpeas and cassava.
ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ANU VC Brian Schmidt at the opening
27
Aug
2018
The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO will set up a new farming innovation centre at ANU to advance research, education and technology in farming and global food production, thanks to more than $1 million in new funding commitments.    
23
Aug
2018
They say leaders are born not made, but it seems the opposite is true for queen bees, according to a new study by researchers from The Australian National University (ANU) and Queen Mary University of London.
20
Aug
2018
For most of us, the body's deterioration is an unavoidable part of getting older. This age-related decline, known as "senescence", can occur subtly and slowly for some individuals, while for others it happens much faster.

Events

24
Sep
2018
We welcome all members of the ANU community to a family-friendly afternoon tea with the VC in the garden of University House. Bring along a picnic rug, and enjoy the start of spring with some cakes on the grass.
25
Sep
2018
Speaker: Rob Brooks, University of New South Wales
Having spent much of my working life studying sexual conflicts in animals, I have grown increasingly absorbed by human relations and how evolutionary, economic and cultural forces combine to make sex and reproduction so much more complicated than happily ever after.
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02
Oct
2018
Speaker: Kerensa McElroy, CSIRO Canberra
If you accidently overwrote your analysis, could you regenerate it with a single click? Do you have a myriad of files on your desktop labelled ‘Draft v2 Final May FINAL SH edit KM.doc’? Could you pick up a project easily after extended leave? Is bioinformatics your biggest bottleneck?
09
Oct
2018
Speaker: Camilla Whittington, Sydney School of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney
Evolutionary innovations such as eyes, venom, and live birth (viviparity) are dramatic, adaptive novelties that have shaped the evolutionary trajectories of animals.

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.

Updated:  23 September 2018/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB/Page Contact:  Webmaster RSB