Lizard sex switch
UC research confirms climate-induced reptile sex change in the wild for the first timeRead more about this slide
Touch technology for Australian Army
The University of Canberra will share in $14 million funding for a project to develop a new tactile 'display' for Australian Army helicoptersRead more about this slide
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University of Canberra Professor Linda Botterill joins the Academy of Social Sciences in Australia in recognition of her research career in Australian public policy
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Upcoming Research Events
There must be a better way âHow to optimise landscape genetic designs to infer the effect of landscape features on spatial population dynamics
Recent advances in genetic techniques have enabled ecologists to estimate the effect of landscape features on the spatial dynamics of species. Least-cost path analysis for example, works by comparing... Event details There must be a better way âHow to optimise landscape genetic designs to infer the effect of landscape features on spatial population dynamics
Between 1997 and 2009, South-East Australia experienced the Millennium Drought – the longest and most severe drought on record. During this period, in some areas, streamflows were reduced by... Event details Lessons from Australiaâs Millennium Drought â Preparing for the future