We schedule a range of seminars each semester. Speakers include School staff and invited high-profile domestic and international speakers who have expertise across diverse biological disciplines and are at varying career stages.

Students, staff, visiting academics and the public are welcome to attend. RSVPs are not required. Please check this website for updates on dates, times, Zoom links and talk information.

If you wish to be added to our seminar mailing list, email us at biolhospa@uq.edu.au.

2023 Semester 1 seminars
DateTimeRoom or Zoom linkSpeakerTopic
24 Feb11am

139, Goddard Building (08)


Professor Joseph Corbo, Washington University How vertebrates make and see red colour
10 Mar11am139, Goddard Building (08)Professor Andrea Battisti, University of Padova

Complex responses of insect pests to climate change

24 Mar11am
139, Goddard Building (08)
BIOL PHD Showcase (Alicia Hellens, Katherine Prata and Abigail Shaughnessy)


21 Apr11am 139, Goddard Building (08) Professor Andrew Barnes, UQThree steps towards improved vaccines for reduction of antibiotic use in Indo-Pacific aquaculture
4 May2pm


Yvonne Willi, Basel University, SwitzerlandEvolutionary causes of species' range limits
12 May11am

139, Goddard Building (08) 


Professor Anne Peters, Monash University

Climate change in the monsoonal tropics: a long-term study in purple-crowned fairy-wrens

19 May11am

139, Goddard Building (08)


EMCR Showcase

Laura Fenlon: University of Queensland, School of Biomedical Sciences

Caitie Kuempel, Griffith University, School of Environment and Science

2 June 11am

139, Goddard Building (08) 


Dr. Maggy Lord, University of Queensland (School of Biological Sciences)The applications of infrared light and artificial intelligence to detect pathogens in mosquitoes and people
7 June11am

139, Goddard Building (08) 


Special Seminar: Professor Bob Wong, Monash UniversityBehavioural responses to a changing world: ecological and evolutionary consequences


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