Past events

2pm 14 April – 12pm 16 April 2020
The devastating fires pf the 2019-20 summer impacted some 9M Ha of the eastern forests from SE Qld to eastern Victoria, much of the natural habitats of Kangaroo Island (SA) and...
11am–12pm 26 March 2020
Seminar Cancelled - The University has decided to cancel public events and social gatherings to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 among our community and more...
12.30–2pm 20 March 2020
Seminar Cancelled - The University has decided to cancel public events and social gatherings to minimise the risk of the transmission of COVID-19 among our community and more...
2–3pm 16 March 2020
Models, Features and Dimension Reduction for Biological Data Dr Terry Neeman (BDSI)  Exploring high dimensional data in biology recalls the beautiful statistical ideas...
12–1pm 10 March 2020
Australia is home to a diverse range of marsupials, which are a treasure trove of interesting biology. Marsupial genomes, which are packaged into beautiful, large chromosomes,...
9.15am–12.30pm 6 March 2020
The molecular clock hypothesis has become a powerful tool in evolutionary biology, making it possible to use molecular sequences to estimate the geological ages of...
10.30–11.30am 5 March 2020
Biologists have been greatly interested in estimating the times of divergence of organisms, that is, in placing geological ages on the nodes of the Tree of Life. These ages can...
11am–12pm 2 March 2020
Fossil immature stages of the holometabolous insects are often seen as an obsolete paleontological record. This is caused by the implicit bias of contemporary paleoentomology...
1–2.30pm 27 February 2020
Special BSB/CBA Seminar Although the immense success of insects can be attributed to various traits, the wing is the signature character of this clade, which has allowed...
6.30–7.30pm 18 February 2020
Watch online: https://youtu.be/vxx5Is-05mU For the 10th anniversary of UC's Krebs Lecture we will cover a range of unexpected responses of biodiversity to landscape...
1–5pm 18 February 2020
The Institute for Applied Ecology’s annual Krebs Lecture is dedicated to Professor Charles Krebs, a Thinker in Residence at the Institute for Applied Ecology, for his...
1am–2pm 6 February 2020
The non-bilaterian animal lineages Porifera, Placozoa, Ctenophora, Cnidaria are pivotal for our understanding of early animal evolution and diversification, and here I will...
9am–4pm 31 January 2020
This workshop will be aimed at people with no or little experience in R programming. Also, it will be particularly useful to those who wish to attend the fortnightly workshops in...
5.30–7.30pm 2 December 2019
Evolutionary science (ES) underpins our ability to predict and manage change in dynamic biological and socio-economic systems and has made many important contributions, especially...
10am–5pm 21 November 2019
Building on the networks and experience developed through the Oz Mammal Genomics and Genomics for Australian Plants initiatives, the purpose of this one day...
20–22 November 2019
The Genomes and Biodiversity: Research and Career Development workshop is a three-day event for early- and mid-career researchers (EMCRs) in the life sciences. The workshop aims...
8.45am–1pm 19 November 2019
A day of sharing information and network building hosted by the Centre for Biodiversity Analysis. In response to questions/areas of interest raised in discussion with Dr...
11–15 November 2019
Novel long-read and long-range DNA sequencing technologies are opening up new research directions. Applying these technologies in combination or on their own lets us address...
12.30–1.30pm 28 October 2019
The final RSB Director’s Seminar for 2019, will be a live recording of ANU’s own The Wholesome Show podcast, with special guest from RSB Dr Megan Head....
5.30pm 23 October 2019
Kew’s work in New Guinea: species discovery and conservation in the ‘Last Unknown’ Dr Tim Utteridge, Head of the Identification & Naming Department and...

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