50th Birthday Public Lecture Series


Celebrating 50 years of the the School of Biological Sciences

white and orange lichen growing on a rock

Learn more about the exciting research being done at the School of Biological Sciences. This lecture series has been put together as part of the Celebrating 50 years events. Take the opportunity to view the Meaning of Life exhibition after the lecture

Light and photosynthesis
presented by Dr Min Chen
Wednesday 24 October 2012

Futurescapes - urban ecology in a changing world
presented by Dr Dieter Hochuli
Wednesday 21 November 2012

A tale of paintbrushes, party drugs, cannibalism and obesity
presented by Professor Steve Simpson
Wednesday 23 January 2013

The herbivore’s dilemma - to eat or be eaten
presented by Dr Clare McArthur
Wednesday 20 February 2013

Defence and the Dark Arts - plants fight back in glowing colours
presented by Professor Peter Waterhouse
Wednesday 6 March 2013

VENUE Macleay Museum, University of Sydney
TIME 6pm-7pm
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