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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Early Career Researcher Workshop in Bioinformatics – Public Talks

This Environment Institute sponsored workshop, hosted by the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA, is an intensive 5 day hands-on training course tutored by leading international experts in the field of Next Generation Sequencing and Bioinformatics. The course will focus on interpreting complex data sets, such as genomic and metagenomic samples and review the most recent […]

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‘The geological record of ocean acidification’ – Guest Speaker Andy Ridgwell

The Sprigg Geobiology Centre presents a free public seminar by Dr Andy Ridgwell from the School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol , UK on Monday 5th November 2012. The Seminar is titled ‘The geological record of ocean acidification.’ Andy Ridgwell is Professor of Earth System Modelling and a Royal Society University Research Fellow in […]

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Guest Speaker: Dr Martijn van de Pol

The School of Earth & Environmental Sciences and the Environment Institute present a public seminar by Dr Martijn van de Pol from Evolution, Ecology & Genetics, Research School of Biology at the Australian National University on Monday 29th October 2012 at 2:00pm. The Seminar is titled ‘Phenotypic change and population dynamics in a changing environment: […]

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Guest Speaker: Xavier Lambin

The Environment Institute present a seminar by Xavier Lambin from the School of Biological Sciences, The University of Aberdeen, UK on Monday 26th November 2012. Xavier’s talk titled, “Continent -wide dampening of population cycles in keystone herbivores; patterns, likely processes and consequences for predators” will first present empirical and modelling developments on the demographic basis […]

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Issue 3 of e-Science out now!

Issue 3 of the Faculty of Sciences e-Science Magazine is out now! The new and exciting Issue 3 of e-Science features: The fight against a global health threat Discovery of the Higgs boson What DNA can tell us about the past How our love of chocolate can help developing communities New in this issue is […]

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ACAD member wins Next Generation Sequencer

Five members of the Environment Institute’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) (Jeremy Austin, Jennifer Young, Jennifer Templeton, Denice Higgins and Janette Edson) attended and showcased their work at the International Symposium on Forensics, in Hobart 26-29th September. Jennifer Templeton won 2nd prize for her poster, which illustrated ACAD’s recent work on enrichment strategies to […]

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Four in 40: Catchment to Coast

The Environment Institute’s Water Research Centre and SA Water present the latest “Four in 40″ forum to be held on Thursday 25th October 2012 at the SA Water House. The forum is titled “Catchment to Coast”. Speakers include: Dr Shaun Thomas, Senior Scientific Advisor (Water Quality), EPA Jacqueline Frizenschaf, Manager Catchments & Land Management, SA […]

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Fish earbones as a tool to examine climate variability: development of a marine growth chronology – Guest blogger Gretchen Grammer

Guest post by Gretchen Grammer, Gretchen is a PhD student in the Marine Biology Program, School of Earth & Environmental Science at The University of Adelaide. Her current research centres on the use of fish otoliths as a proxy to examine oceanographic processes in relation to climate variability. She is also interested in the use […]

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International Journal of Geosciences – call for papers

The International Journal of Geosciences (IJG) invite you to submit or recommend papers for their academic journal. IJG is a fast track peer-reviewed and open access academic journal published by Scientific Research Publishing (SCIRP), which is one of the largest open access journal publishers with more than 200 journals. Papers can be submitted through the […]

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Ausplots Field Method Training

AusPlots Rangelands are holding field method training at Kalgoorlie and Credo Station in WA this week (7-12 October 2012). AusPlots is a sub-facility of the Multi Scale Plot Network (MSPN), the largest TERN facility. Participants, including a wide-ranging group of natural resource managers and researchers from across Australia, will be trained in the AusPlots survey […]

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