9 Aug 2022
In a new paper published in Nature Plants, we report on a natural secret that could ultimately be used to help plants thrive while using less water.
9 Aug 2022
Scientists from ANU and James Cook University have identified an "exquisite" natural mechanism that helps plants limit their water loss with little...
16 Mar 2021
ANU experts have found a way to precisely measure a crop’s water loss through its skin, not just the pores on their leaves.
3 Feb 2021
Increasing food production is one of the greatest challenges of the 21st century. The Australian Academy of Science has produced a video featuring researchers...
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...
2 Oct 2018
An international research team has found they can increase corn productivity by targeting the enzyme in charge of capturing CO2 from the atmosphere.
11 Sep 2018
Meisha Holloway-Phillips talks about her time working with Graham Farquhar
4 Jul 2018
Katie Purdy joined the Farquhar group over summer 2017/2018, supervised by Dr Florian Busch.
25 Jan 2018
ANU congratulates distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO for being named the 2018 Senior Australian of the Year.
19 Dec 2017
Every time you breathe you are producing carbon dioxide and taking up oxygen from the atmosphere. However, plants are able to do the contrary; using sunlight...
7 Nov 2017
Distinguished scientist and ANU Professor Graham Farquhar AO has won the ACT Senior Australian of the Year award for 2018.
9 Oct 2017
(29 April 1931 – 19 June 2017) Ian was born in Ilford, Essex, England, the son of a school master. He was sent to the country during the bombing of London and...