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04
Jun
2020

E&E Webinar: The cheating cell: How evolution helps us understand cancer's origins and future »

11am 4 June 2020

Athena Aktipis discusses how an evolutionary approach to understanding and treating cancer can transform it from being a disease that threatens our lives to one we can live with.

03
Jun
2020

Special E&E Webinar: Non-invasive physiology in free-ranging birds »

2pm 3 June 2020

Studying physiological responses in animals can tell us a lot about how much environmental stress animals can tolerate, helping to improve our understanding of animal biology and inform conservation management actions.

14
May
2020

E&E Webinar: Behavioural responses to a changing world: ecological and evolutionary consequences »

4pm 14 May 2020

Bob Wong considers the role that behaviour plays in determining the fate of species under human-induced environmental change.

08
May
2020

E&E PhD Exit Webinar: Sexual differences in morphology and behaviour: evolution and maintenance in fiddler crabs »

3pm 8 May 2020

In anisogamous mating systems, males and females play different roles. This results in sexual differences in morphology and behaviour.

01
May
2020

E&E PhD Exit Webinar: The insight of Eucalyptus pauciflora (snow gum) genome »

3pm 1 May 2020

In this talk, I will introduce a suite of new methods and biological insights gained from the assembly and analysis of Eucalyptus genomes. I will start by introducing new methods of assembling and assessing nuclear, mitochondrial, and chloroplast genomes with long- and short-read data.

30
Apr
2020

Dance of Rock and Life: Energy, Evolution, and the Transformation of the Earth »

4pm 30 April 2020

Throughout its long history, life has been a force of planetary transformation, remaking the air, the rocks, the landscapes, even painting the color of the sky and increasing the variety of Earth’s minerals.

24
Apr
2020

E&E PhD Exit Webinar: Diversity and cophylogenetic analyses of Tulasnellaceae mycorrhizal associations of Australian terrestrial orchids ...

3pm 24 April 2020

Orchid mycorrhizal fungi are essential for orchid seed germination and survival due to the lack of endosperm in dust-like orchid seeds. I investigated the mycorrhizal associations in Cryptostylis and Drakaeinae orchids.

24
Mar
2020

Remote Sensing of Wildfire: Fuels, Fire and Recovery in a Changing World »

11am 24 March 2020

Dr Dar Roberts is a Professor in Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara where he has served since 1994. He is the UCSB Principal Investigator of the Southern California Wildfire Hazard Center and leads the group in developing wildfire fuels maps and mapping fuel moisture using remote sensing.

17
Mar
2020

CANCELLED - Females; Form, Function and Fitness »

12pm 17 March 2020

CANCELLED - How do we explain costly and ridiculous traits like bright colours, elaborate ornaments, exaggerated weapons and lethal aggression?

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