Our research focuses on two domains: the Ecology and Evolutionary Biology domain and the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology domain.
Our research themes
Learn about our research expertise in each of these research themes. Click through to find which researchers are active in each field.
Our research centres
The School of BioSciences is a leader or participant in the following collaborative centres. These are hubs of expertise in which researchers come together to solve priority problems.
Collections and facilities
Our on-site resources and services, available for use in research.
Advanced Microscopy Facility
State-of-the-art electron and optical microscope facility. Available to research students and staff of the University of Melbourne, as well as to the wider scientific community.
The glasshouse complex is located at the Parkville campus, and includes two glasshouses for plant pathology experiments.
University of Melbourne Herbarium
Australia's largest university herbarium houses around 150,000 specimens of flowering plants, ferns, bryophytes, algae and fungi, as well as historic botanical objects and artwork.
A collection of zoological specimens dating from the 19th century to the present. Holds a working set of a huge variety of animals, both vertebrate and invertebrate.