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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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
Strengthening Professional Civil Service for a Highly Democratic Indonesia: A Joint IGPA - BGL Seminar
Strengthening Professional Civil Service for a Highly Democratic Indonesia will be presented by Emeritus Professor Sofian Effendi, Chairman and Commissioner of the newly established Indonesian Civil Service Commission. It... Event details Strengthening Professional Civil Service for a Highly Democratic Indonesia: A Joint IGPA - BGL Seminar