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Environment Institute Professors Honoured at the WIA Awards

Professors Angus Simpson and Graeme Dandy were honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the #WIA awards last week. The Water Industry Alliance awards held every year recognise leaders in the South Australian water industry. This year the Chairman’s Award went to Professor Angus Simpson and Professor Graeme Dandy from the Water Research Centre in recognition […]

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Hugh Possingham Podcast

In case you missed it here’s Hugh Possingham podcast from “Why Monitor the Environment”. If you want to know about future Environment Institute events subscribe to our Events RSS feed

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Triple J Hack – End of the line: The Murray Mouth

Dr Kane Aldridge was featured on #triplejHack ‘s “Down the River” This week the current affairs program Hack travelled down the Murray broadcasting from a different place each day. On Thursday Dr Kane Aldridge of the Environment Institute informed Hack’s Tom Tilley about the state of the Coorong and the Murray Mouth. You can download […]

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Seminar by Visiting Professor from Kakatiya University, India

Public seminar by visiting Professor Yalavarthy Prameela Devi from Kakatiya University, India – Tuesday 1 June. Visiting Professor Yalavarthy Prameela Devi from the Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory at Kakatiya University in India, will present a public seminar titled: “Biotechnological approaches for the development of low cost field kits for environmental monitoring of toxic chemicals”. The talk […]

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New discoveries in the Foja Mountains of New Guinea

Read about the new species recently discovered in the deep valleys and sheer cliffs of the Foja Mountains in New Guinea. University of Adelaide Postgraduate Paul Oliver accompanied the team of biologists on the expedition to the Foja Mountains, with his work focussed on species of frogs and lizards. “Among the dozen or so tents […]

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A World of Hurt Podcast Available

The podcast from Corey Bradshaw’s Research Tuesday Talk “A World of Hurt” is now available. Further information including links to the official video and a short interview via Corey’s blog.

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Hugh Possingham – Why monitor the environment?

Click HERE to download the podcast from the event with Hugh Possingham “Why Monitor the Environment?” Professor Hugh Possingham is currently the Director of the Ecology Centre at The University of Queensland. Hugh has over 290 publications, 5300 Web of Science citations and a lab of 32 students and staff. Work from his lab helped […]

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Corey Bradshaw and A World of Hurt

Listen to an AudioBoo sound bite of Corey Bradshaw being interviewed before his Research Tuesday. Corey talks about the human health implications of environmental degradations.

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So we can bring back a protein, but what about the whole animal?

Is it possible to resurrect a whole animal?A team of international researchers have brought back the primary component of mammoth blood using ancient DNA preserved in the bones from Siberian specimens 25 000 to 43 000 years old, but what are the prospects for the whole mammoth? Professor Alan Cooper, Director of the Australian Centre […]

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CET Seminar – Demos Trimis

Free CET Seminar May 12 – Combustion in porous media and its application for syngas production from gaseous and liquid hydrocarbon fuels Come and listen to our guest presenter Professor Demos Trimis, Head of the Chair of Gas and Heat Technology at the Technische Universitat Bergakademie Freiberg. The seminar is being held in the Davis […]

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