Past events

14
Aug
2018
If you are a 3rd Year Science student or Master students and considering doing Honours or Master Research year in Biology next year, you are invited to meet with potential supervisors, discuss about possible projects and join us for pizza and refreshment. 
14
Aug
2018
Speaker: Stephanie Goodhew, Psychology, ANU
For most people, vision is the primary sensory modality, allowing us to navigate through the world and interact with it. It is our means of driving safely through traffic, avoiding obstacles, perceiving food we want to eat, reading, and recognising the face of a loved one.
11
Aug
2018
This weekend, Join the ARC for Translational Photosynthesis at Canberra’s Science in ACTion festival, and immerse in the world of photosynthesis.
09
Aug
2018
Speaker: Kathryn Parker - PhD exit seminar
Apicomplexans are a phylum of unicellular eukaryotic parasites that cause a range of diseases in humans, including toxoplasmosis and malaria. Other apicomplexan parasites afflict animal species, causing significant animal suffering and economic loss in the livestock industry.
03
Aug
2018
Speaker: Loeske Kruuk, E&E, RSB
Evolutionary biology is under-pinned by an elegant framework of theoretical models that predict the dynamics of within-population change.
31
Jul
2018
Speaker: Dr David Stephens
A new climate has emerged across Australia since the turn of the 21st century with a “step-down” in winter rainfall across southern Australia and summer rainfall increasing as a function of latitude north.
31
Jul
2018
Speaker: Matt Hahn, Indiana University
Phylogenomics has revealed unexpected levels of disagreement among gene trees in almost every clade examined.  While error in tree inference must play some role in this discordance, biological causes of discordance—primarily incomplete lineage sorting and introgression—provide rich information ab
26
Jul
2018
Speaker: Dr. Charles D. Cox - Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute
Mechanosensitive channels are fundamental molecular components of mechanosensory systems in all organisms. Over the last 5-10 years Piezo channels have emerged as a central mechanosensing family in mammals.
24
Jul
2018
Speaker: Andrew Cockburn, E&E, RSB
In recent years a number of high profile publications have used phylogenetically explicit comparative methods to attempt to explain the distribution of cooperative breeding in birds, which occurs in about 10% of species.  These attempts suffer from a common suite of problems, many of which repres

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