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Paul Rymer- Pollinator-mediated floral evolution and speciation in southern African Iridaceae

Listen to Paul Rymer’s seminar on Pollinator-mediatied floral evolution and speciation in southern Afriacan Iridaceae. Download the podcast here. Paul is a Marie Curie Fellow at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Imperial Collgege London. Abstract: Explaining the rapid diversification of flowering plants remains one of the greatest challenges facing evolutionary biologists. The pollinator-shift hypothesis […]

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ConservationBytes ranked #12 on GreenTopSites.com

Congratulations to Corey Bradshaw! ConservationBytes.com has been ranked 12th for all sites on GreenTopSites.com Conservation Bytes is getting over 180 visits a day. Green Top Sites provides a ranked list of all the best green websites on the internet, rankings are based on the number of people who visit the sites each day. Corey is […]

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Global research needs on potable water distribution systems

Ian Pepper is giving a seminar on “Global research needs on potablewater distribution systems” 4pm, March 15. Professor Ian L. Pepper is the Director of the Environmental Research Laboratory at the University of Arizona. He will be giving a seminar on Monday the 15th of March at 4pm on Global research needs on potable water […]

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After Copenhagen – James Hansen in Adelaide

James Hansen, one of worlds leading scientists on climate issues is giving a talk on the 11th March in Adelaide. The Government of South Australia, in association with the Environment Insitute present James Hansen: “After Copenhagen: Looking for Real Solutions.” The event will be held at the Adelaide Convention Centre (Hall B), 6:30pm for a […]

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Laser Diagnostics in Combustion Scholarship

The internationally renowned Centre for Energy Technology is seeking a keen and enthusiastic engineering scientist to undertake postgraduate research in the field of laser diagnostics in combustion. In the context of global warming, diminishing fossil fuel resources and increasing energy prices optimisation of combustion is increasingly important. You will earn a Masters or PhD degree […]

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Dr Bob O’Brien writes article for the Stock Journal

Bob O’Brien, Research Affiliate for the Environment Institute, writes water markets article for the Stock Journal. Dr Bob O’Brien is a Research Affiliate for the Environment Institute at The University of Adelaide. Bob has recently written an article for the Stock Journal, featured in the issue on February 11th 2010. The article entitled ‘Trading water […]

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The Nuclear Debate now available on SlowTV

Watch the Nuclear Debate held at The University of Adelaide, involving author Tom Blees, on SlowTV now. Tom Blees, author of ‘Prescription for the Planet’ was recently in Australia speaking at events in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. While in Adelaide, Tom was involved in a debate on 5 February, presented by The Australian Solar […]

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Bush Blitz initiative Launched

Environment Minister Peter Garrett launched Bush Blitz yesterday, a three year multimillion dollar partnership. Bush Blitz was launched on 15 February at Darkwood Reserve in the New England National Park. Bush Blitz is a three year multimillion dollar partnership to document the plants and animals in properties across Australia’s National Reserve System. The program is […]

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RICOH Clean Energy Scholarships with the CET

RICOH a company with strong environmental commitments has announced another first. Beginning in 2010 a PhD student whose research is based around clean energy technology will be selected to receive a supplementary scholarship of $5,000 per annum. The Ricoh Supplementary Scholarship is to provide supplementary stipend funds to a top ranked student whose project meets […]

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John Olsen appointed to the Centre for Energy Technology.

The Hon. John Olsen AO joins the CET Advisory Board. The Centre for Energy Technology (CET) has recently appointed the former Premier of South Australia, The Hon. John Olsen AO as the Chair of the CET Advisory Board. Mr Olsen was Australia’s Consul-General in New York from 2006 to 2009, following his term as Consul-General […]

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