The history behind our weird and wonderful animals

Australia is known for its weird and wonderful wildlife, from frill-neck lizards to sugar gliders and kangaroos.

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RSB HDR Conference 2018

The annual RSB Postgraduate Student Conference will feature over ~100 talks presented in three concurrent sessions. Please come along to support our PhD students.

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CompBioFest II - Computational Biology Fest II

Following on from the success of CompBioFest I, we are delighted to announce CompBioFest II, to be held November 12-13. CompBioFest II will feature guest speakers from Austria, Canada, New Zealand, UK, USA, and the University of Sydney.

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ANU-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Workshop

Join us for stimulating scientific discussions with our visitors from Singapore in the themes of Biodiversity, Parasitology, Plant Science and Structural Biology. 

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Designing a more productive corn, able to cope with future climates

An international research team has found they can increase corn productivity by targeting the enzyme in charge of capturing CO2 from the atmospher

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Alex Maier elected Fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology

Alex Maier has been elected as a Fellow of the Australian Society for Parasitology (ASP).

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Blue-green algae promises to help boost food crop yields

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.

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ANU to drive farming innovation with new centre

The 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.    

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ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr and ANU VC Brian Schmidt at the opening

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News

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Nov
2018
Australia is known for its weird and wonderful wildlife, from frill-neck...
02
Oct
2018
An international research team has found they can increase corn productivity by...
04
Sep
2018
Scientists at The Australian National University (ANU) have engineered tiny...
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Aug
2018
The Australian National University (ANU) and CSIRO will set up a new farming...
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Aug
2018
They say leaders are born not made, but it seems the opposite is true for queen...

Events

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Nov
2018
The RSB Computational Biology and Bioinformatics Unit (CBBU) and ANU...
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Nov
2018
Light is a vital resource for plants, which compete for its availability...
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Nov
2018
E. coli is widely used as an indicator of faecal contamination of water. The...
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Nov
2018
Plants display a spectacular range of sexual systems, mating strategies. In...

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