Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

06
Aug
2020
10–11am 6 August 2020
Jonathan Losos, Washington University in St Louis, Missouri, USA
Jonathan Losos will speak on his career-long experimental research program manipulating the presence of lizards on small islands in the Bahamas to test ecological and evolutionary hypotheses.
13
Aug
2020
12–1pm 13 August 2020
Dr Rod Peakall, Division of Ecology and Evolution, RSB, ANU
Native Australian orchids have featured strongly in Rod's research, where he has explored a range of fascinating ecological, biochemical, molecular and evolutionary questions.
20
Aug
2020
4–5pm 20 August 2020
Stuart Ritchie, King's College London
Why is there a Replication Crisis? That is, why are there so many findings in the published scientific literature that can't be replicated, or are exaggerated far beyond reality?
27
Aug
2020
4–5pm 27 August 2020
Menno Schilthuize, Natural Biodiversity Centre, Leiden, Netherlands
Menno Schilthuizen is a Dutch ecologist and evolutionary biologist.
03
Sep
2020
12–1pm 3 September 2020
Fiona Fidler, School of Biosciences / Historical & Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne) in conversation with Rachael Brown (School of Philosophy, ANU)
Metascience, or metaresearch, is a field of research that has grown out of the replication crisis. Amongst other things, metascience evaluates and monitors open science initiatives and other interventions to improve scientific practices and cultures.
24
Sep
2020
4–5pm 24 September 2020
Yagmur Erten, University of Zurich, Switzerland
TBA
01
Oct
2020
10–11am 1 October 2020
Scott V Edwards, Harvard University
Scott Edwards is an acclaimed evolutionary biologist specialising in molecular evolution in birds. 
08
Oct
2020
4–5pm 8 October 2020
Simone Immler, University of East Anglia, UK
TBA
15
Oct
2020
4–5pm 15 October 2020
Kirsty Macleod, Lund University, Sweden
TBA
22
Oct
2020
10–11am 22 October 2020
Roxana Torres, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Mexico
TBA
29
Oct
2020
4–5pm 29 October 2020
Thomas Aubier, University of Zurich, Switzerland
TBA