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Four in 40: water treatment systems podcast

The Water Research Centre in conjunction with SA Water Knowledge Sharing Seminar presented “New advances in treatment systems for water”, the latest Four in 40 forum, on Thursday 15 August. Speakers included: Christian Doonan, Director of Centre for Advanced Nanomaterials, the University of Adelaide: Advances in designer membrane technologies Jim Kelly, CEO, Arris Water: The […]

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Prof Peter Ward podcast available

The podcast from the presentation by Professor Peter Ward is now available for download. Peter D. Ward, Ph.D, is a paleontologist and professor in the Departments of Geology and Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also serves as an adjunct professor of zoology and astronomy. His research specialties include the Cretaceous-Tertiary extinction […]

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Congratulations to EI members !

Last week several members of the Environment Institute were honoured with awards. Martin Breed was awarded an SA Science Excellence Award for PhD Research Excellence in the Life and Environmental Sciences. In Martin’s words “I wanted to help make restoration more efficient and more effective; I hoped to improve the ecology of SA. Previous work […]

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Best selling author and TED speaker, Peter Ward in Adelaide.

Join us to hear from Professor Peter Ward, When: 3pm, August 21, 2013. Where: Mawson Lecture Theatre, the University of Adelaide Cost: FREE Peter D. Ward, Ph.D., is a paleontologist and professor in the Departments of Geology and Biology at the University of Washington in Seattle. He also serves as an adjunct professor of zoology […]

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Four in 40: New advances in treatment systems for water

  The Water Research Centre in conjuction with SA Water Knowledge Sharing Seminar present the latest “Four in 40″ forum on Thursday the 15th of August at 4pm at SA Water House Victoria Square. . The forum is titled “New advances in treatment systems for water”. Speakers include: Christian Doonan: Advances in designer membrane technologies […]

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Ancient Teeth on TV

Professor Alan Cooper and Dr Laura Weyrich appeared on the August 1 episode of the ABC’s Catalyst talking about what ancient DNA and teeth can tell us sugar, bacteria, agriculture and disease. “90% of the cells that you’re walking around with right now aren’t yours – they’re actually bacteria. You’re only about 10%. So, it’s […]

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