Past events

11
Oct
2019
Speaker: Professor Mark Aarts , Lab of Genetics, Wageningen University & Research, Wageningen, Netherlands
Abstract - The quantitative genetics of photosynthesis efficiency in plants is not much investigated, even though breeding for photosynthesis would be interesting to maintain or improve annual increases in crop yields.
08
Oct
2019
Speaker: Essie Rodgers, Noble Group, E&E, RSB
Alarming declines in the number of animals and plants have raised fears that the Earth is in the midst of a sixth mass extinction.
03
Oct
2019
Speakers: Dr Warren McKenzie CMO of UniLab, nano scientist, materials engineer, science entrepreneur and mentor
Dongming Zheng ACLS Developer and Data Manager Systems Manager, UNSW Mark Wainwright Analytical Centre.
Demonstration of UniLab lab touchscreen and lab cast, and ACLS booking system. UniLab Moxy works with any booking system:
30
Sep
2019
Speaker: Sir Thomas L Blundell, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge University
Knowledge derived from genome sequences of humans and pathogens has the potential to accelerate diagnosis, prognosis and cure of disease.
27
Sep
2019
Speaker: Ding Yuan, Whitney Group, PS, RSB
The Ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase (Rubisco) in higher plants is a complex constituted by 8 large and 8 small subunits.
24
Sep
2019
Speaker: Lizzy Lowe, Macquarie University
The declines in insect populations being observed around the world are alarming, given that insects provide vital ecosystem services such as pollination, decomposition and biological control.
17
Sep
2019
Attending academic conferences can be daunting at first. This workshop offers strategies for preparing relevant abstracts, communicating research effectively, and connecting with your disciplinary peers. Register below.  Password - Plant2019
17
Sep
2019
Speaker: Theresa Jones, University of Melbourne
The global increase in the radiance of artificial light at night (ALAN) is regarded as one of the most pervasive and under-appreciated forms of environmental pollution.
16
Sep
2019
Speaker: Rebecca N Johnson, Director, Australian Museum Research Institute
In May 2019 the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (ISPBES) group released their global assessment report outlining the unprecedented decline of the Earth’s natural life support systems*.
12
Sep
2019
We are holding a 2 day symposium on 12-13 of September as a tribute to the career and work of Barry Osmond.

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