Past events

12–2pm 4 November 2016
The aim of this workshop is to examine the fundamental principles of phylogenetic inference. When we hear the phrase “phylogenetic inference” we tend to...
31 October – 15 November 2016
To register for any of the below workshops, please email marcin.adamski@anu.edu.au no later than October 7th. The workshops are offered at no cost. 1. Introduction to...
12–1pm 27 October 2016
A Tempo and Mode Seminar hosted by the Centre for Macroevolution & Macroecology. Using observed patterns to infer underlying biophysical drivers of eco-evolutionary...
1–2pm 25 October 2016
Citizen science is booming in Australia as it is seen as a cost-effective means of community engagement, publication education and data collection. Within the ACT region, two...
5.30–7pm 14 October 2016
Books that Changed Humanity is a book club with a difference. Each month, the Humanities Research Centre hosts an expert from one of a variety of disciplines, who will...
1–2pm 11 October 2016
Methods to infer diversification dynamics, biogeography and trait evolution are becoming increasingly (and infuriatingly) complex. They are often so intricate that they require...
1–2pm 4 October 2016
Biological invasions pose a significant threat to global biodiversity, but can also provide interesting insight into ecological theory. I will highlight how I’ve used...
1–2pm 27 September 2016
Complex systems are those systems that are comprised of a large number of interacting units, such as neurons in a brain, and individual animals in fish schools and ant colonies....
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...

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