News & events

News

06
Aug
2019
A new study from The Australian National University (ANU) has shown the impact phosphate mining is having on our coral reefs. The study looked at coral reefs around Christmas Island, where there’s been extensive phosphate mining for around 100 years.
01
Aug
2019
New research from Australia and Finland could help explain one of nature's strangest quirks - why some animals forego mating to help other animals procreate. The study challenges decades-old ideas about evolution, and why animals behave as they do.
23
Jul
2019
A recent study found that juvenile blue-tongue lizards have adult-like learning ability which might give them the edge they need to survive all by themselves.
25
Jun
2019
Distinguished Professor Graham Farquhar has been honoured with a tapestry representing his life's work, including his Kyoto Prize, unveiled at University House.

Events

27
Aug
2019
Speaker: Karel Mokany, CSIRO
Biodiversity outcomes under global change will be influenced by a range of important ecological and evolutionary processes. However, the most commonly applied approaches to understanding likely outcomes for biodiversity across large regions ignore these processes.
03
Sep
2019
Speaker: Andreaz Dupoue, Monash University
TBA
12
Sep
2019
We are holding a 2 day symposium on 12-13 of September as a tribute to the career and work of Barry Osmond.
17
Sep
2019
Speaker: Therese Jones, University of Melbourne
TBA

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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