News & events

News

Working on Country winning photograph, by the Djelk Ranger group from Maningrida: indigenous.gov.au
13
Mar
2019
Would you like to learn more about Indigenous Australian culture and knowledge? Would you like to travel to northern Australia? The RSB is offering up to 8 travel grants to undertake an exchange program at Charles Darwin University in Darwin during July 2019.
05
Mar
2019
An international study has found a drought alarm system that first appeared in freshwater algae may have enabled plants to move from water to land more than 450 million years ago – a big evolutionary step that led to the emergence of land animals, including humans. 
Advanced Field Studies in Functional Ecology
04
Mar
2019
ANU biology students spent time in Singapore and Malaysia recently, on a field trip for the advanced studies in functional ecology course.
04
Mar
2019
Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have discovered several new species of butterflies and moths in Northern Australia, identifying a conservation stronghold of national and international significance.

Events

20
Mar
2019
Speaker: Jing Cui, Tcherkez Lab
Oil palm is by far the major oil-producing crop at the global scale, with »62 Mt oil produced each year. Although oil palm has been studied for decades for its agronomical aspects, its metabolism is poorly documented.
26
Mar
2019
Speaker: Jeff Good, University of Montana
Adaptation to environmental change is central to the origin and persistence of species.
02
Apr
2019
Speaker: Jennifer Kelley, University of Western Australia
TBA
16
Apr
2019
Speaker: David Kainer, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
TBA

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.

Updated:  20 March 2019/Responsible Officer:  Director RSB/Page Contact:  Webmaster RSB