News and events

14-18 September 2015

The R statistical computing environment has become a standard for scientific data analysis, visualization and reproducible research. This five-day course is aimed at postgraduate students and staff, and is for newcomers to R.

19 July 2015

The 2015 HIE Round of annual Three Minute thesis competition has concluded following an action-packed morning of talks by our HDR students. With 36 speakers, it was a highly enjoyable snapshot of emerging research at the Institute...


Impacts Of Elevated CO2 On Aphids
Changes in host plant quality resulting from global climate change and attack from multiple herbivores have the potential to modify the pest status of insect herbivores.
HDR student Honglang Duan and experiments on Eucalyptus radiata
Elevated temperature accelerates the time-to-mortality in plants exposed to prolonged drought, while elevated CO2 reduces stomatal conductance and water loss.