Funding for reptile sex study and spatial research
New funding will aid in the search for a key sex-determining gene and studies into students' spatial learningRead more about this slide
Fewer homes among the gum trees
The iconic Australian eucalypt could be pushed to the edge by climate changeRead more about this slide
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Upcoming Research Events
A tale of the bird, the cat and the pig. Smaller, bigger, biggest patterns and processes in the size of birds and other wildlife
In wildlife communities there are often more smaller than larger species: the species-size relationship. Many ecological hypotheses have been proposed to explain the pattern. New hypotheses are described and... Event details A tale of the bird, the cat and the pig. Smaller, bigger, biggest patterns and processes in the size of birds and other wildlife
Three critical themes will feature in 2017:
1) research integrity, with a revised Australian Code for Responsible Conduct of Research (currently under public consultation) to be released shortly;... Event details The research policy landscape in 2017