Past events

6–7 September 2016
An engagement and dialogue workshop for research providers (scientists) and research users (policy makers and managers). Innovative capabilities in biodiversity...
5.30–7pm 23 August 2016
Research School of Biology Forum - Big Questions in Biology In this discussion forum, four internationally recognised researchers from ANU's Research School of Biology...
12–12.45pm 23 August 2016
Agriculture & Food @ Canberra Forum UNSW Pro Vice-Chancellor (Research) Professor Emma Johnston, on industry engagement and diving … Professor Johnston’s...
4.30–6pm 19 August 2016
Please join us for the launch of the second edition of Lindell Bromham's highly-regarded textbook: An Introduction to Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics. All...
5.30pm 11 August 2016
The latest issue of Phil Trans of the Royal Society contains the proceedings of a symposium on DNA barcoding. For this week’s discussion, I am circulating the following...
1–2pm 3 August 2016
Genetic variation at many loci controls the heritable proportion of yield and fitness. Fitting phenotypic effects of thousands of SNPs allows trait to be predicted for...
1–2pm 2 August 2016
Australia harbours a rich endemic orchid flora with many threatened species. Orchidaceae are the largest monocot family worldwide, and are among Australia’s ten most...
1.45–5pm 29 July 2016
Please join us for a Symposium as part of the official opening of the new ANU-CSIRO Centre for Genomics, Metabolomics and Bioinformatics (CGMB).  The...
5.30pm 28 July 2016
This week, we will discuss a paper that claims to refute the observation that taxonomic papers receive a low citation rate, compared with papers in related fields, such as...
1–2pm 26 July 2016
Australia provides a strong biogeographic contrast to other parts of the world due to its long isolation resulting in a particular distinct flora and fauna. This is especially...
12.30–1.30pm 25 July 2016
RSB Director's seminar series Tasmanian devils are currently under the threat of extinction in the wild due to a transmissible tumour known as devil facial tumour (DFT1)...
2–3pm 20 July 2016
Good decisions require data, values and models. But how much data do we need, how good do the models need to be? We can go on forever collecting data and building better models...
12–1pm 20 July 2016
Invasive species are a significant economic and ecological problem, and most invasion research focuses on how to manage invasive species to prevent or mitigate their impacts....
5.30pm 14 July 2016
Sadly, Ian Brooker, who for several decades was the peerless expert on eucalypt taxonomy, died a week ago. So, for this week’s discussion, I am circulating Ian’s...
11–15 July 2016
CSIRO’s Macroecological Modelling Research Group will be hosting Alain Zuur and Elena Leno who will present a five day course on GAM and GAMM using both Bayesian and...
10–15 July 2016
4th NATIONAL POSTGRADUATE TRAINING WORKSHOP IN SYSTEMATICS Sponsored by: Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology & Biodiversity and The Environment...
12–1pm 8 July 2016
As an egg-laying mammal, the platypus, alongside the echidna, occupies a unique place in the phylogenetic tree. Despite widespread interest in its unusual biology, little is known...
4–8 July 2016
A premier annual bioinformatics training event in Australia for 13 years, the Winter School in Mathematical & Computational Biology will be held 4 to 8 July 2016 at the...
5.30pm 30 June 2016
This week we will discuss a paper on the Eocene obduction of New Caledonia, and the controversy on whether any flora survived in situ (whatever that means), with a focus on the...
9am–5pm 24 June 2016
Thirty accomplished scientists from the Research School of Biology will present their research in a day-long symposium of short 8-minute 'flash talks'. RSB faculty do...

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