Indigenous knowledge & culture ANU/CDU exchange program

Would you like to learn more about Indigenous Australian culture and knowledge? Would you like to travel to northern Australia? The RSB is offering travel...

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A Njanjima Ranger shares knowledge with ANU students.

Advanced studies in functional ecology

ANU biology students spent time in Singapore and Malaysia recently, on a field trip for the advanced studies in functional ecology course.

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Advanced Field Studies in Functional Ecology

How to put together a fast carbon-capturing engine: lessons from blue-green algae

A scientific breakthrough intended to help boost the yields of food crops has solved a long-standing question of how cyanobacteria, known as blue-green algae,...

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Blue-green algae promises to help boost food crop yields

Local birds are expert eavesdroppers

Birds can quickly learn to recognise alarm calls from different species.

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Alexandra Catling - Travel Journal: Singapore and Malaysia

Alexandra Catling indulges in her passion for scientific research on a trip to south east Asian forests. And discovers leeches.

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Jennie Mallela is a Superstar of STEM

RSB Research Fellow Jennie Mallela has been selected to participate in the 2019/2020 Superstars of STEM program.

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Meet the Superstars of STEM

Finding a cure for malaria

Students from ANU and Humboldt University in Berlin talk about the International Research Training Group 'Crossing Boundaries: Molecular interactions in mala

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Finding a cure for malaria

ANU Science On Location: Ningaloo Reef

Spectacular Ningaloo Reef is a World Heritage Site and the world's second largest fringing coral reef. Researchers from Chris Fulton's lab are revealing how...

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ANU Science on Location: Ningaloo Reef

Students in the field - Field studies in functional ecology, in the Daintree rainforest

If you want to learn about plant and animal ecology properly, you need to be surrounded by it. And that’s exactly what this course does.

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Field Studies in Functional Ecology

Marlene Reichel: from Austria to ANU

Marlene Reichel came from Austria to ANU, to do a Master of Biotechnology (Research), and then a PhD in the Research School of Biology.

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Science Masters at ANU

Video: Field trip to Kioloa

Check out our latest video, made by Jimmy Walsh from the Colleges of Science marketing team.

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Biology Field Trip

The ANU Research School of Biology (RSB) carries out research in a wide range of biological and biomedical sciences.

It also oversees the University's Biology curriculum, with a diverse offering of courses across both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The Biology Teaching and Learning Centre coordinates all biology teaching across the campus including contributions from the Research School of Biology, the John Curtin School of Medical Research, the Fenner School of Environment and Society, and the Research School of Psychology.

Degree programs

Discover the wide range of study options we offer.


Find out about the variety of courses we manage. 

Potential projects

Browse our list of projects currently open to students.

Summer Research Scholarships

Find out about our summer research and internship program, and our summer research projects.​

Scholarships & prizes

How to support your studies.

Updated:  19 November 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB/Page Contact:  Webmaster RSB