Research

Local birds are expert eavesdroppers

Birds can quickly learn to recognise alarm calls from different species.

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Marcin Adamski

Research background 

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Jennie Mallela is a Superstar of STEM

RSB Research Fellow Jennie Mallela has been selected to participate in the 2019/2020 Superstars of STEM program.

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Meet the Superstars of STEM

ANU-Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Workshop

Join us for stimulating scientific discussions with our visitors from Singapore in the themes of Biodiversity, Parasitology, Plant Science and Structural...

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Research working to make wheat fungus a thing of the past

Researchers have a new understanding of the genetic makeup of a fungus that causes the disease Wheat Stripe Rust, one of the most destructive wheat diseases

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ANU Science On Location: Ningaloo Reef

Spectacular Ningaloo Reef is a World Heritage Site and the world's second largest fringing coral reef. Researchers from Chris Fulton's lab are revealing how...

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ANU Science on Location: Ningaloo Reef

Vale Professor Thomas John Wydrzynski (8 July 1947 - 16 March 2018)

Tom Wydrzynski was born in St Louis, Missouri, USA and graduated in 1969 with biology and chemistry from the University of Missouri, St Louis.

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The Research School of Biology is devoted to the study of biological processes in plants, animals and humans. It is home to over 60 academics and their research groups, which for purposes of research support and administration are subdivided into three Divisions: Plant SciencesEcology and Evolution, and Biomedical Sciences and Biochemistry.

The Research School of Biology supports academic groups with significant facilities and infrastructure, such as plant growth facilities, green houses, animal housing and a pool of large equipment. The School has a Mass Spectrometry Facility for metabolomics and proteomics and together with CSIRO Pant Industry houses the High Resolution Plant Phenomics Centre of the Australian Plant Phenomics Facility.

The Divisions and each of the infrastructure areas are supported by teams of professional staff. RSB academics are supported by grants from large variety of sources, and participate in external Centres and Units, including the:

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