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Monthly Archives: November 2009

Roy Ramage and Jordan Parham discuss renewable energy in councils

Listen to Jordan Parham and Roy Ramage discuss the Research and Development program with the Centre for Energy Technology and the City of Victor Harbor. The podcast starts with a explanation by Jordan Parham, the Research and Development Manager for the Centre for Energy technology, about the R&D program with the City of Victor Harbor. […]

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Mike Young at LGA renewable energy forum

Listen to Mike Young’s talk from the Local Government Renewable Energy Forum. Mike Young, the Director of the Environment Institute along with members of the Centre for Energy Technology gave a panel discussion on the options for renewable energy sources and what the future holds for such technologies.

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Saving the Grey Nurse Shark.

The number of grey nurse sharks around the world has declined, in Australia they are now classified as Critically Endangered. Associate Professor Corey Bradshaw, from the University of Adelaide’s Environment Institute, was invited by the Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts to attend a forum held at the Sydney Institute of Marine […]

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Landmark book unearths SA soils secrets.

A landmark publication containing world-class soils information will be launched in Adelaide tonight. The Soils of Southern South Australia is the culmination of a $10 million, 20-year investment by the State and Federal Governments, and presents information and data regarding the soil types and characteristics of South Australia’s agricultural areas in the one volume. The […]

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Building the Atlas of Living Australia.

Listen to Donald Hobern here. Special guest speaker Donald Hobern, the Director of the Atlas of Living Australia, gave a special seminar entitled ‘Building the Atlas of Living Australia’ The Atlas of Living Australia (ALA) is a partnership between Australian natural history collections and biodiversity research groups. It is developing systems to provide integrated access […]

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Renewable energy powers SA councils

Listen to a case study presented by Roy Ramage. The The City of Victor Harbor has recently launched a Research and Development program with the Environment Institute’s Centre for Energy Technology. This program will examine and produce a hybrid wind/solar energy system to be used for street lighting in Victor Harbor area. This comes in […]

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Sustainable Energy Production PhD opportunity

Adelaide Brighton Ltd is supporting a PhD scholarship, the Adelaide Brighton Ltd William Schroder Scholarship, in the field of sustainable energy production using bio-mass feedstock through the School of Chemical Engineering. Applications are open and close on 11 December. For more information click here.

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Congratulations to the CLLAMMecology research cluster!

The CLLAMMecology Research Cluster, part of the Water Reserach Centre, The Environment Institute was awarded the Environment and Community Award at the Australian Water Association SA Branch water awards on 21 November. This award recognises and celebrates outstanding contributions related to water in South Australia. The CLLAMMecology Research Cluster evaluated water management options for the […]

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Population and a changing world.

The United Nations recently published a report stating that reducing birth rates could aid in reducing carbon emissions. In response The Australian ran an opinion piece questioning how it would be possible to reduce fertility rates in western societies considering the issue is generally considered taboo. Australia is a country where climate change and water […]

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Blue Sky 2009 Symposium.

Listen to Gus Nathan from the Centre of Energy Technology talk about the potential for integrating renewable energy systems into wine operations at the University of Adelaide’s Wine2030 Blue Sky event on 10 November 2009.

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