Past events

9am–5pm 10 April 2018
This year’s annual RSB Early- and Mid-Career Researcher Future Conference will feature talks and poster presentations highlighting the research being done by postdocs up and...
10am–12pm 6 April 2018
This week we will discuss models with multiple predictors: why estimates change when you add or remove predictors what interactions are how to predict multiple...
12.30–2pm 23 March 2018
Conversations Across the Creek (CatC) is an initiative by the Humanities Research Centre (HRC) and the Research School of Chemistry (RSC) to provide...
5.30pm 22 March 2018
This week we will discuss a test of the oceanic-island hypothesis for the origins of the New Caledonian biota using a meta-analysis of the crown group ages 40 endemic clades:...
10–11am 20 March 2018
The Pilbara region is a global hotspot for subterranean fauna diversity (troglofauna & stygofauna), with particularly unique assemblages occurring in iron-rich geologies....
12.30–1.30pm 19 March 2018
In the last decade, biology has made revolutionary advances from century-old debates about the relative importance of non-pathogenic bacteria. Today we know that individuals...
10am–12pm 9 March 2018
This week - new place, same fun, with more linear models: How do you know when your model is okay or bad? How to fix a bad model? What are interactions, how to test them...
5.30am 8 March 2018
This week I am offering for discussion an article from The Washington Post by Alexander Pyron, a herpetologist. It presents a perspective on endangered...
2–3pm 7 March 2018
This week’s reading group will be led by Armin Moczek (Indiana University) and will be an introduction into the Extended Evolutionary Synthesis (EES), as...
12–1pm 2 March 2018
The foundations of several disciplines can be expressed as simple quantitative laws, for example, Newton’s laws or the laws of thermodynamics. Here I present five laws...
12.30–1.30pm 23 February 2018
The origin of novel traits is among the most intriguing and enduring problems in evolutionary biology. It is intriguing because it lies at the heart of what motivates much of...
10am–12pm 23 February 2018
We are organizing workshops about statistics in R. The workshops are aimed at Honours, Masters and early PhD students, but everyone is welcome. The goal is to give you...
5.30pm 25 January 2018
This month marks the 30th anniversary of C&C meetings, long after a humble beginning at the Old Canberra House, overlooking Lake Burley Griffin. Alas, we can’t...
5.30pm 14 December 2017
This is will be the last C&C meeting for 2017. Sadly, one of our stalwarts, Colin Groves, passed away recently. So, I am suggesting that we discuss one of his...
11.30am–12.30pm 1 December 2017
Alfred Russel Wallace was a British naturalist who worked for many years as collector of birds, mammals and insects, such as beetles and butterflies. He collected in South...
9.30am–12pm 1 December 2017
Talk 9:30-10:20am, Evolution & Ecology Seminar Room Genome-scale data have recently become the standard in phylogenetic studies. This new standard has been...
12–1.30pm 24 November 2017
We invite you to join us for an end of year get-together to launch CBA Mk 2. CBA Director Craig Moritz will speak on our plans for 2018-20, including new...
2–3.30pm 17 November 2017
Next-gen sequencing has revolutionised the way we investigate (phylo)genetic relationships. Using traditional techniques, much effort and many resources are required to take...
11.30am–12.30pm 17 November 2017
Marsupials are a suitable group for phylogenetic and spatial analysis due to their current disjunct distribution. By combining genetic and geographic data our aims were to...
9am 30 October – 4pm 31 October 2017
A two-day training course for the interactive identification and diagnostic key software Lucid will be held in Canberra in October. The workshop will focus on...

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