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18 December 2017
2018/9 Honours project - begining or mid-year start Two invasive lagomorph species are currently present in Australia, the European rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and the...
2 November 2017
Deadly snakes are among Australia’s most iconic animals and a new study led by The Australian National University (ANU) has helped explain how they descended from creatures...
We study the Country Research Team, WINNER 2017 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science
31 August 2017
The Ngukurr Wi Stadi bla Kantri (We Study the Country) Research Team has been awarded the 2017 Eureka Prize for Innovation in Citizen Science, for a project developing...
12 August 2017
CBA PhD student Josh Penalba, whose research focuses on the genomic evolution of wrens, has had his science communicated in a unique way - as a vibrant street...
4 August 2017
CSIRO’s collections are vast storehouses of information about Australia’s biodiversity. These world-class repositories provide base-line...
26 July 2017
In collaboration with the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis, local tech start-up company QuestaGame has developed short-term internships to give students (...
30 June 2017
With contributions from ANU (RSB, CMBE and DVCR) and CSIRO (National Research Collections) the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis has been renewed for a further three years...
12 April 2017
The CBA's Director Professor Craig Moritz has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Congratulations Craig! Press release from the...
1 February 2017
In 2017, the Research School of Biology celebrates 50 years of Biology at ANU. Since its founding in 1967, RSB have grown to a school of around 600 people, including...
12 December 2016
Our friend and colleague Sylvain Forêt died in his sleep on 17 December, while on a trip in Spain. His wife, Toop, was travelling with him. Their two young daughters were...
14 November 2016
Researchers have discovered an ancient species of gecko in the ranges of Central Australia which may shine new light on how and when Australia’s deserts began to form...
10 November 2016
We need your help! The Centre for Biodiversity Analysis is drawing near to the end of its current 5 year funding (June 2017). We now need for your help in...
20 September 2016
A new CSIRO Future Sciences Platform on environmental genomics, or Environomics, has been announced. With indicative funding of ~$4.5M over 2-3 years the...
20 September 2016
The habitats of more than 90 per cent of Australia's gum tree species will on average halve in size, and 16 eucalypt species are likely to become extinct, over the next 70...
15 September 2016
The EcoGenomics and Bioinformatics Lab (EBL) is a joint initiative of ANU and CSIRO that seeks to support training, collaboration and cross-pollination. The new lab is part of...
8 September 2016
The Centre for Biodiversity Analysis hosted an engagement and dialogue workshop for research providers (scientists) and research users (policy makers and...
29 July 2016
The Australian National University (ANU) and the CSIRO have opened a new collaborative research centre to focus on environment, agriculture and global food supplies. The ANU-...
13 July 2016
A new program to help address Australia’s high mammal extinction rates has just been announced. The Oz Mammal Genome Initiative will be led by CBA Director...
30 June 2016
Bringing together researchers from a range of fields can help solve complex problems, but research from The Australian National University (ANU) has found interdisciplinary...
21 June 2016
Conversation article by David Yeates, Director of the Australian National Insect Collection, CSIRO Turns out that in Australia, you are probably closer than you think to...

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