Past events

02
Jul
2018
Speaker: Professor Linda Tuhiwai Smith, University of Waikato
In this interactive seminar Professor Smith will discuss the challenges, opportunities, risks and benefits, learnings and insights of working at the interface of academic research, Indigenous knowledge and Indigenous communities.
26
Jun
2018
Speakers: Adrienne Nicotra, RSB
Roger Whitby, Chief Operating Officer Snowy Hydro LtdJamie Pittock, Fenner SchoolAndrew Blakers, Research School of EngineeringAcadia Rose, Acacia Rose Media
Securing Australia’s energy future while safeguarding our unique alpine landscapes A Public Forum on the many dimensions of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Scheme (following the forum there will be tea and coffee to enable the conversation to continue)
22
Jun
2018
Speaker: Assoc Prof Mary Byrne, Univesity of Sydney
Abstract - Leaves are the main photosynthetic organs of plants and as such are essential components in the function and preservation of natural ecosystems, and in maintaining sustainable agriculture.
15
Jun
2018
Speaker: Lindell Bromham, E&E, RSB
Confidence in molecular dating analyses have grown with the increasing sophistication of the methods. Previously problematic case studies where the molecular dates were in disagreement with palaeontological estimates appear to have been resolved. But we cannot relax just yet.
13
Jun
2018
Speaker: RSB Faculty
Faculty Flash on Host-Microbe Interactions.  Each Faculty member will give an 8 minute presentation on their research for a broad, biologically-literate audience. Followed by a social hour in Catcheside Court, RN Robertson Building
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Jessie Au, Foley Group, E&E, RSB
Habitat loss is a leading cause of decline in animal populations and identifying suitable habitats are essential for the conservation and management of wildlife.
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Amit Singh, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB
Leaves have long been considered one of the hallmarks of angiosperm evolution and diversification. Development of morphologically complex surfaces with diverse three-dimensional shape is presumably optimized to balance conflicting functional demands.
08
Jun
2018
Speaker: Prof Justin Borevtiz, RSB, ANU
Abstract - Global trends project a convergence of crisis in the next decades as demand for land exceeds planetary biocapacity. Agriculture depends on soil and water supplied by ecosystems which, in addition are still holding run away climate change.
01
Jun
2018
Speaker: Sonya Geange, Nicotra Group, E&E, RSB
Global climate change predictions include increasing temperatures, changing precipitation patterns and an increase in the frequency of extreme events.

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