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Prevention is better than the cure: Research priorities for global biosecurity

The Environment Institute (University of Adelaide) are delighted to present a public seminar by Professor David Lodge, University of Notre Dame, Indiana. Date: Tuesday October 8th 2013 5pm Venue: Ira Raymond Exhibition Room, Barr Smith Library, University of Adelaide North Terrace Campus, Adelaide SA 5005 Contact details: environment@adelaide.edu.au BOOK HERE Professor Lodge is one of […]

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Predicting publishing success in scientists.

A provocative new study suggests it is straightforward to predict which academics will succeed as publishing scientists. Those who publish earlier and more often while young are typically the long-term winners. “We were really surprised,” said Professor William Laurance of James Cook University in Cairns, Australia, who led the study. “It doesn’t matter if you […]

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Further evidence on human global warming

A team of international climate scientists including University of Adelaide’s Professor Tom Wigley has today reported further strong evidence of the human influence on climate change. Published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA (PNAS), the researchers have detailed a comprehensive study investigating the causes of temperature changes in […]

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Evolution’s “Big Bang” – has Darwin’s Dilemma been resolved?

Environment Institute researchers Mike Lee and Julien Soubrier, with Greg Edgecombe have resolved a mystery that has puzzled scientists for centuries, Darwin’s Dilemma. They have published their findings in Current Biology, Mike explains below in an article he produced for The Conversation. Evolution’s ‘big bang’ explained (and it’s slower than predicted) The sudden appearance of […]

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Barry Brook wins prestigious Scopus award.

Professor Barry Brook, one of our leaders at the Environment Institute has won the Life Sciences category of the 2013 Scopus Young Researcher Awards. The Scopus award recognizes researchers under the age of 40 for their output, impact and contribution to their field. Recently, Barry’s work has focused on climate change and biodiversity loss. Not […]

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Dingo wrongly blamed for extinctions

Dingoes have been unjustly blamed for the extinctions on the Australian mainland of the Tasmanian tiger (or thylacine) and the Tasmanian devil, a University of Adelaide study has found. In a paper published in the journal Ecology, the researchers say that despite popular belief that the Australian dingo was to blame for the demise of […]

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