Skip to content
  • Home / Monthly Archives: March 2013

Monthly Archives: March 2013

Research Tuesdays Seminar Series: The Carbon Key, 9 April

As part of the University of Adelaide’s Research Tuesdays Seminar Series, Environment Institute member Professor Martin Kennedy presents The Carbon Key, a seminar on the relationship between carbon levels and the evolution and stability of complex life. About the Speaker Professor Martin Kennedy is the Director of the University of Adelaide’s Sprigg Geobiology Centre. He […]

Posted in Events, News, SpriggCentre | Tagged , , , , , |

Comments Off on Research Tuesdays Seminar Series: The Carbon Key, 9 April

8 Research Positions Available with the Global Ecology Lab

Seeking: Ecologists! As a result of recent funding received from the Australian Research Council, The University of Adelaide’s Global Ecology Lab (GEL) has eight research vacancies available. The Global Ecology Lab undertakes world-leading multidisciplinary research to mitigate the actions of human-induced biological change across all environments and develop adaptive strategies to respond to the anticipated […]

Posted in GEL, Jobs, News | Tagged , , , , , , |

Comments Off on 8 Research Positions Available with the Global Ecology Lab

Study highlights the viviparous sea snakes as a promising system for speciation studies in the marine environment

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Kate Sanders and Michael Lee (also SA Museum) as well as Arne Rasmussen (The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts), Mumpuni (Museum Zoologi Bogor), Johan Elmberg (Kristianstad University), Anstem de Silva (Gampola, Sri Lanka) and Michael Guinea (Charles Darwin University) has recently been published in the journal Molecular […]

Posted in ACEBB, News, Publications | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Study highlights the viviparous sea snakes as a promising system for speciation studies in the marine environment

NCCARF 2013 Climate Adaptation Conference

The NCCARF Climate Adaptation 2013 knowledge+partnerships conference will be held in Sydney from 25-27 June 2013. The conference will bring together end users and researchers from across Australia to share experience in adaptation and showcase activities, strategies and research. The conference will be the nexus between the research community and the users of climate change […]

Posted in Events, News | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on NCCARF 2013 Climate Adaptation Conference

New study suggests a general predictive relationship between body form and geographical range size in lizards

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Michael Lee (also SA Museum) and Adam Skinner (also SA Museum) as well as Agustin Camacho (University of Sao Paulo) has recently been published in the Journal of Biogeography. The paper titled ‘The relationship between limb reduction, body elongation and geographical range in lizards’ looked at the relationship […]

Posted in ACEBB, News, Publications | Tagged , , |

Comments Off on New study suggests a general predictive relationship between body form and geographical range size in lizards

New paper helps solve mystery of the history of the Falkland Islands Wolf

A new paper involving Environment Institute members Jeremy Austin (also Museum Victoria), Julien Soubrier and Alan Cooper as well as Francisco Prevosti (Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales ‘Bernardino Rivadavia’—CONICET), Luciano Prates (Museo de La Plata), Valentina Trejo (Las Condes) and Francisco Mena (Centro de Investigación en Ecosistemas de la Patagonia) has been published in the […]

Posted in ACAD, News, Publications | Tagged |

Comments Off on New paper helps solve mystery of the history of the Falkland Islands Wolf

Guest seminar by Simon Baxter on molecular evolution of butterfly mimetic patterns

The Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology & Biodiversity presents Simon Baxter, Ramsay Research Fellow at the University of Adelaide on Friday 15th March 2013. The seminar is titled ‘Molecular evolution of butterfly mimicry.’ (See abstract below) Where: B21, Ingkarni Wardli Building, The University of Adelaide Time: 12:30pm-1:30pm When: Friday 15th March 2013 REGISTER HERE All […]

Posted in ACEBB, Events, News | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Guest seminar by Simon Baxter on molecular evolution of butterfly mimetic patterns

Paul Ehrlich to present special seminar in Canberra on 21st March

The Environment Institute & Fenner School of Environment & Society at the Australian National University present a special presentation by Professor Paul Ehrlich in Canberra on Thursday 21st March 2013. The talk is titled ‘Avoiding a collapse of civilisation – our chances, prospects and pathways forward.’ Professor Ehrlich will then be joined by leading ecological […]

Posted in Events, News | Tagged , , , |

Comments Off on Paul Ehrlich to present special seminar in Canberra on 21st March

New study suggests global uniform biodiversity tipping point not backed by science

A group of international ecological scientists, led by Environment Institute member Professor Barry Brook, have rejected a doomsday-like scenario of sudden, irreversible change to the Earth’s ecology. In a paper recently published in the journal Trends in Ecology and Evolution, the scientists from Australia, US and UK argue that global-scale ecological tipping points are unlikely […]

Posted in GEL, News | Tagged , , , , |

Comments Off on New study suggests global uniform biodiversity tipping point not backed by science
Environment Institute
Address

The University of Adelaide SA 5005 AUSTRALIA

Contact
Phone: +61 8 8313 0543
Fax: +61 8 8313 3670