Research

Red deer evolving to give birth earlier in warming climate

Red deer on a Scottish island are providing scientists with some of the first evidence that wild animals are evolving to give birth earlier in the year as the...

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Scientists find new way to develop drought-resilient crops

Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water. 

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Fairy-wrens change breeding habits to cope with climate change

Warmer temperatures linked to climate change are having a big impact on the breeding habits of one of Australia’s most recognisable bird species, according to...

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AC Lab System and Touchscreen booking demonstration

Demonstration of UniLab lab touchscreen and lab cast, and ACLS booking system. UniLab Moxy works with any booking system:

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ACLS

Wait - We're sexist towards birds now?

Five years ago, an ANU biologist proved that most female songbirds sing, but it’s a finding that many people are struggling to accept.

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Do you have imposter syndrome?

“Hello, I’m Not-Clever-Enough-To-Have-A-PhD. What’s your name?” “I’m Only-An-Honours-Student. Pleased to meet you.”

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‘Compounds ANU’ forges bonds between chemistry, biology and medical research

Compounds ANU, a library of compounds managed by RSC, is now available to biological and medical researchers across ANU.

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Owen Atkin announced 2019 Entrepreneurial Fellow

Plant biologist and Head of the Plant Sciences Division at the ANU Research School of Biology, Professor Owen Atkin, has been named the 2019 Vice-Chancellor's...

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The Research School of Biology is devoted to the study of biological processes in plants, animals and humans. It is home to over 60 academics and their research groups, which for purposes of research support and administration are subdivided into three Divisions: Plant SciencesEcology and Evolution, and Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry.

The Research School of Biology supports academic groups with significant facilities and infrastructure, such as plant growth facilities, green houses, animal housing and a pool of large equipment. The School has a Mass Spectrometry Facility for metabolomics and proteomics and together with CSIRO Pant Industry houses the High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility.

The Divisions and each of the infrastructure areas are supported by teams of professional staff. RSB academics are supported by grants from large variety of sources, and participate in external Centres and Units, including the:

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