Past events

01
Nov
2018
Speaker: Ruth Wallace, College of Indigenous Futures, Arts and Society, Charles Darwin University
Indigenous Leader Eddie Fry has challenged us to think about a 50 year plan and ‘the Indigenous Estate lifted beyond current perceptions of what is possible in Indigenous Australia’.  Northern Australia has many advantages and can lead development and change in the region.
30
Oct
2018
Speaker: Bethany Hoye, University of Wollongong
Migratory animals, in their billions, uniquely couple ecological communities across the globe. Given that most animal migrations are disappearing or are in steep decline due to human activities, there is a growing imperative to understand the consequences of these declines for ecosystem function.
29
Oct
2018
Speakers: Associate Professor Tony Millar
Dr Rachael Remington
Join us for a live webinar to learn more about the Master of Biotechnology, Master of S
26
Oct
2018
Speaker: Rob Lanfear
It's often assumed that plants and animals evolve differently because animals have a segregated germ line but plants don't. Recent work, including some from my lab, is now challenging this long-held view, potentially upending a century of thinking.
26
Oct
2018
Speaker: Chandra Bellasio
In recent years there has been a considerable drive towards engineering C4 photosynthesis into C3 crops as a possible strategy to boost agricultural productivity.
24
Oct
2018
Speaker: Professor Jotun Hein, Bioinformatics at the Department of Statistics, University of Oxford
Summary:  Annotation and Alignment eight of 12 lectures on Biological Sequence Analysis [BSA], I give at ANU, Canberra, Australia in September to December 2018.     BSA is a huge field since sequences are presently so abundant.
23
Oct
2018
Speaker: Cynthia Riginos, University of Queensland
Smooth shelled mussels of the genus Mytilus are conspicuous species of many temperate intertidal environments and valued for aquaculture.
19
Oct
2018
Speaker: Joshua van Lier, Fulton Group, RSB, ANU
Marine ecosystems are under threat from many factors (e.g., harvesting, pollution, global climate change) that are degrading or destroying key habitats for fishes at an alarming rate. Historically marine habitats were broadly viewed as homogeneous structures over which fish travelled and lived.
18
Oct
2018
Speaker: Professor Dave Westneat. Department of Biology, University of Kentucky
Biological variation is organized hierarchically; it exists among taxa, among populations, among genotypes or individuals, and within genotypes or individuals.
17
Oct
2018
Speaker: Graeme S. Cumming, ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University
We face an urgent need for better theories of rapid change in social-ecological systems.

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