Past events

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...
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...
1–30 April 2018
This April discover life on and off campus with QuestaGame. Join the CBA-sponsored ANU team in the inaugural University bioQuest and help ANU claim...
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...

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