Past events

11.30am–12.30pm 10 August 2018
The first museum specimen of the Night Parrot was collected in 1845, but lay unnoticed and unrecognised until well into the 20th century. Since then the parrot has continued to...
7–9pm 8 August 2018
As part of National Science Week, August is Ecology Month at the Pub. Eight short presentations will cover the amazing work going on at the University of Canberra, CSIRO...
12–1pm 7 August 2018
Helicoverpa armigera is one of the most significant pests of agriculture across Asia, Africa, Australia and Europe. The recent invasion of H. armigera into South...
12–1pm 3 August 2018
Evolutionary biology is under-pinned by an elegant framework of theoretical models that predict the dynamics of within-population change. Testing this theory...
7pm 2 August 2018
The Australian Platypus Conservancy will present an illustrated talk about the fascinating Native Water-rat (Rakali) in the ACT region. The platypus is widely recognised...
12–1pm 31 July 2018
Phylogenomics has revealed unexpected levels of disagreement among gene trees in almost every clade examined. While error in tree inference must play some role in this...
12–1pm 24 July 2018
In recent years a number of high profile publications have used phylogenetically explicit comparative methods to attempt to explain the distribution of cooperative breeding in...
1–5 July 2018
The Organising Committee cordially invites you to the 2018 meeting Genetics Society of AustralAsia and the 6th Asia-Pacific Chromosome Colloquium at the University of...
6–8pm 26 June 2018
A Public Forum on the many dimensions of the Snowy Hydro 2.0 Scheme: securing Australia’s energy future while safeguarding our unique alpine landscapes "By...
12–1pm 15 June 2018
Confidence in molecular dating analyses have grown with the increasing sophistication of the methods. Previously problematic case studies where the molecular dates were in...
1–5.30pm 13 June 2018
ANU's Research School of Biology is hosting its third Faculty Flash. This year it will be themed featuring faculty from across the School...
10am–12pm 1 June 2018
Have you ever wished you had collected more data after getting an inconclusive statistical result? Have you wondered what to do with the non-significant fruit of your hard work...
2–3pm 30 May 2018
The Evolutionary Ecology journal club is on again this Wednesday at the Research School of Biology, ANU. This week, Weliton will be talking about the article: A...
9am–1pm 21 May 2018
Modern phylogenomic analyses often result in large collections of phylogenetic trees representing uncertainty in individual gene trees, variation across genes, or both. ...
11.30am–12.30pm 18 May 2018
Walking through any forest, one is struck by the variety of plant forms coexisting. To explain vegetation structure and diversity, models must allow for multiple species to...
10am–11pm 15 May 2018
Persistent droughts and wet spells are a recurrent phenomena that occur over large spatial scales and have impacts on both natural ecosystems and developed regions. In this...
12–1pm 11 May 2018
If the genomic era has solidified one enduring lesson in phylogenetics, it is that genes have different stories to tell - sometimes very different stories. These differences...
11am–12pm 10 May 2018
Generalised linear latent variable models, factor analytical extensions of generalised linear models, are a natural tool for modelling non-Gaussian data when there are many...
2–3pm 9 May 2018
The Evolutionary Ecology journal club is on again this Wednesday at the Research School of Biology, ANU. This week, Christiana will be talking about “Building up...
11.30am–12.30pm 27 April 2018
Plant strategies for adapting to changing climates range from the molecular to the macroecological. Rachael will present two cases studies of potential climate change responses in...

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