News & events

News

16
Oct
2019
Australian research could help breeders develop more drought-resilient crops that can produce more food and more profit with less water.  Drought tolerance is critically important in the face of climate change, population growth and land-use pressures.
15
Oct
2019
Warmer temperatures linked to climate change are having a big impact on the breeding habits of one of Australia’s most recognisable bird species, according to researchers at The Australian National University (ANU).
19
Sep
2019
Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) have shown how Australian wheat crops would cope if a destructive disease that’s yet to hit our shores ever made it into the country.
12
Sep
2019
Professor Barry Pogson, from the ANU Research School of Biology, was awarded $2.9 million to create higher-yielding and more resilient 'smart plants' for good and bad seasons.

Events

28
Oct
2019
For the final RSB Director’s Seminar for 2019, we are very pleased to present a live recording of ANU’s own The Wholesome Show podcast, with special guest from RSB Dr Megan Head.
29
Oct
2019
Speaker: Ulf Toelch, Berlin Institute of Health
Transparency and rigor are the foundation of valuable research. Current scientific systems, however, create environments for example at universities that focus strongly on excellence.
29
Oct
2019
Speaker: Simone Blomberg, University of Queensland
TBA
30
Oct
2019
Rigor and reproducibility are at the core of modern science and set apart scientific inquiry from pseudoscience.  Statistics, data science skills, and rigor are fundamental to excel in 21st century biology. In addition, these are highly sough-after skill-sets on the current job market.

Event series

Biomedical Science and Biochemistry Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Biomedical Science and Biochemistry

Director's Seminar Series

Speakers selected by the Director to deliver seminars of broad relevance to the School. 

Ecology and Evolution Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Ecology and Evolution (E&E).

Evolutionary Ecology Discussion Group

This is an informal, weekly discussion group, held at 2pm on Wednesdays in the Banks Tearoom, Building 44. We discuss any questions broadly related to evolutionary ecology.

Plant Biology Seminar Series

Seminars from the RSB Division of Plant Sciences.

Techniques in Computational genomics

The Techniques in Computational genomics (TIC) meetings are aimed at fostering interactions among computational genomic researchers of all levels from across Canberra.

Training, Symposia and Workshops

Lists training and workshops from a number of facilities and services, including the RSB-RSC Mass Spectrometry Facility.

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