Event recordings

Watch and listen to recordings of our past presentations.

  19 May 2022

Peter Unmack

Carp gudgeons in eastern Australia have evolved a complex and quirky system of hemiclonal unisexual reproduction.

  12 May 2022

Erin Macartney, University of New South Wales

An individual’s environment can substantially impact its health, fitness, and the traits it invests energy to. This is something that I am particularly interested in and has been...

  5 May 2022

Joanne Bennett, Fenner School, ANU

The majority of the world’s plants rely on animal pollination at least to some degree for reproduction.

  28 April 2022

Simon Griffith, Macquarie University

The long-tailed finch, Poephila acuticauda provides a long-established example of sub-species divergence across the Top-End of Australia based on bill colour, with red-billed...

  22 April 2022

Rocco Notarnicola, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB

The climate is warming fast, threatening species persistence and biodiversity. Being sessile, plants must respond and adapt to changing environmental conditions in situ.

  21 April 2022

Dr Laura Wilson, School of Archaeology and Anthropology, ANU

Bat echolocation is considered one of the most complex and diverse modes of sensory perception in animals, but its origin and evolutionary history is a highly contentious issue...

  13 April 2022

Professor Edward C. Holmes FAA FRS - Sydney Institute for Infectious Disease, School of Life & Environmental Sciences and School of Medical Sciences, The University of Sydney

Professor Edward C. Holmes

  4 April 2022

Professor Naomi Langmore

Professor Naomi Langmore

  25 March 2022

Professor Andrew Borrell, Crop Physiologist, The University of Queensland

Plants are sessile organisms and are therefore unable to seek out environmental conditions optimal for their growth and development.

  25 March 2022

Mahin Chavoshi Jolfaei, Rowell Group, E&E, RSB

Pompilidae is a family of solitary wasps with more than 5000 species worldwide and approximately 260 in Australia.