News & events

News

07
Nov
2019
Red deer on a Scottish island are providing scientists with some of the first evidence that wild animals are evolving to give birth earlier in the year as the climate warms.
Professor Naora in younger years (1950's)
05
Nov
2019
Professor Hiroto Naora established the RSBS Molecular Biology Unit in 1968, which he directed until his official retirement in the mid-1990s. He donated funds to the Naora Hiroto Graduate Student Travel Scholarship. Further funding was donated by his daughter, Honami, after Professor Naora's death in 2019.
24
Oct
2019
A first-of-its-kind citizen science project will put amateur butterfly-watchers at the forefront of research and conservation for the insect.
16
Oct
2019
Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.  Drought tolerance is critically important in the face of climate change, population growth and land-use pressures.

Events

21
Nov
2019
Speaker: RSB HDR students
RSB proudly presents the annual Postgraduate Student Conference. Welcome to a day of 8 minute talks (with 2 minutes for questions), in three concurrent sessions.
10
Dec
2019
Speaker: Christian Huber, University of Adelaide
Natural selection is a cornerstone of modern biology and remains the primary explanation for how species adapt to their environment. Population genetic methods have been developed to quantify natural selection in the genome.
17
Dec
2019
Speaker: León A. Bravo, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
Deschampsia antarctica Desv. and Colobanthus quitensis Kunth Bartl. are the only two plant species that have naturally colonized the Maritime Antarctica.
13
May
2020
Join us for the first international workshop focused on sharing knowledge about ion channel aquaporins, their roles in biology and their application in boosting food security.

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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