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Monthly Archives: October 2009

Keeping ahead of our changing world

Listen to a podcast of Prof. Mike Young from The University of Adelaide, entitled “Keeping ahead of our changing world – step changes in response to resource changes”. Alternatively you might like to view the slidecast. This seminar is brought to you by The Environment Institute at The University of Adelaide.

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Congratulations to our ARC recipients.

Several Environment Institute members were sucessful in the recent round of Australian Research Council grant applications. Discovery projects were awarded to Dr Damien Fordham and Dr Barry Brook – Range dynamics and demographics of spatially structured populations under global change. Prof Martin Lambert, Prof GA Kuczera, Dr MA Thyer and Dr AV Metcalfe – A […]

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Premier’s Science Research Fund – Climate Change, Community and Environment.

The Premier’s Science Research Fund – Climate Change, Communitues and Environment research project was officially launched on the 22nd of October. This project brings together a group of researchers to plan for adaptation to climate change in regional South Australia. We will identify those land use practices and conservation areas that are most at risk […]

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Water Wednesday

Listen to podcasts of presentation from the special forum presented by the Water Research Centre of the University of Adelaide, ‘Managing the Murray icon sites: can engineering save the environment?’ The 3 Murray icon sites in SA are Chowilla, the mainstream, and the Coorong & Lower Lakes. Each of these icon sites identified in the […]

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Will simulation-based assessments and decisions save our built environment?

Listen to the Podcast of the eighth Science Seminar given by Associate Professor Veronica Soebarto entitled, “Will simulation-based assessments and decisions save our built environment?” In this seminar the roles of building simulation and of simulation-based design assessments and decisions in the built environment will be discussed. Building simulation, in particular thermal performance simulation, is […]

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Giant Australian cuttlefish: a globally unique species under threat?

Listen to a podcast of Assoc. Prof. Bronwyn Gillanders from The University of Adelaide, entitled “Giant Australian cuttlefish: a unique species under threat?” This seminar is brought to you by The Environment Institute at The University of Adelaide.

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Pragmatic population viability targets in a rapidly changing world.

Lochran W. Traill, Barry W. Brook, Richard R. Frankham and Corey J.A. Bradshaw, 2009. Pragmatic population viability in a rapidly changing world. Biological Conservation. In press. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2009.09.001

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Water Wednesday

A special forum presented by the Water Research Centre of the University of Adelaide When: 5:30 – 6:45 pm, Wednesday 21 October 2009 Where: Napier Lecture Theatre 102 Napier Building North Terrace campus, University of Adelaide ‘Managing the Murray icon sites: can engineering save the environment?’ The 3 Murray icon sites in SA are Chowilla, […]

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Place and Purpose 2009

Listen to podcasts of seminars from the 2009 Place and Purpose Symposium -Applying landscape science to Natural Resource Management. The Symposium builds upon the success of the first event held in Bendigo 2007 and provides the opportunity to interact with the expertise and technology of the Spatial Sciences Institute (SSI). The Symposium is organised by […]

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Environmental Genomics

Listen to a podcast of Professor Alan Cooper presenting one of the Science Seminar Series. The accurate and rapid assessment of biodiversity is a critical aspect for modern science, and ranges from the measurement of environmental and climate change, to microbes in water systems or at the point of care in medical centres. Similarly, the […]

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