Past events

9am–12.30pm 27 September 2016
In this workshop, participants will use the ALA (Atlas of Living Australia) and the BCCVL (Biodiversity and Climate Change Virtual Laboratory) to explore species data and...
5pm 22 September 2016
After a long absence, C&C resumes this week with a discussion on the following paper: Gallagher, R.V. (2016) Correlates of range size variation in the Australian seed-...
1–2pm 20 September 2016
Bushfires are a defining characteristic of Australia’s environment. The regimes of disturbances like fire shape the diversity of ecological communities around the world,...
12.30–1.30pm 19 September 2016
Throughout 2015 Steven Holland was Artist-in-Resident at the Research School of Biology under the ANU Vice Chancellors College Artists Fellowship Scheme. The Australian Society...
1–2pm 13 September 2016
In humans, paleoclimatic changes may have triggered the demographic expansion out of Africa into novel environments, causing the appearance of numerous local adaptations in the...
1–2pm 7 September 2016
A fundamental goal of community ecology is to understand and predict patterns of biodiversity within and across ecological communities. One approach is to construct detailed...
1–2pm 6 September 2016
The development of multicellular organisms involves a delicate interplay between genetic and environmental influences. It is often useful to think of developmental systems as...
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....

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