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Workshop: Time for Research

The work-life-research balance can be hard to strike, let alone maintain. This new workshop hopes to help researchers manage the many demanding tasks of academia. Title: Workshop: Time for Research When: 11:30am – 2:30pm, Friday, March 17, 2017 Where: 214, The Braggs Cost: Free, but bookings recommended. As a busy academic do you feel like you never have […]

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Our next gen “Attenborough” filming new doco

It’s not every day that a film crew shows up to showcase your latest scientific discovery, but for Liz Reed, that’s exactly what happened. A new documentary by The Discovery Channel is following research by Liz Reed, fellow at the Environment Institute. Reed, along with collaborators University of Adelaide and the University of New England, made sensational fossil […]

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Seminar: The science-writing myth- why scientific publications stink

The next Ecology and Environmental Science Seminar will be presented by Dr Zoe Doubleday and Professor Sean Connell. Title: The science-writing myth: why scientific publications stink When: 12:10pm, Friday, March 3, 2017 Where: G04 Benham Building Cost: Free Good writing takes time, but in a work environment where time is a precious commodity, is it worth it? […]

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Research Tuesdays: Conservation Drones

The next Research Tuesdays forum will be presented by Professor Lian Pin Koh from the Centre for Applied Conservation Science. Title: Conservation Drones When: 5:30pm, Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Where: Braggs Lecture Theatre Cost: Free, but bookings recommended Environmental conservation can be financially and physically challenging wherever it occurs, but particularly so in remote, hard-to-access, or […]

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Media Release: Warning! Ross River Virus could be next global epidemic

Australia’s Ross River Virus (RRV) could be the next mosquito-borne global epidemic according to a new research study led by the University of Adelaide and The Australian National University. The virus has been thought to be restricted largely to Australia and Papua New Guinea where it is harboured by marsupial animals, specifically kangaroos and wallabies, […]

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FameLab seeks next great science communicator

Are you the next great science communicator? If so, FameLab wants you to compete in the world’s largest science communication competition. FameLab challenges budding science communicators to explain a scientific concept to a general audience in just 3 minutes. To enter the competition, contestants must submit a video entry showcasing their communication prowess. Several entrants […]

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Cryptic but important genetic differences within species

As Charles Darwin noted, the physical differences between individuals of a species are  important for their future survival and success (or not). However there are also many not so obvious differences (known as cryptic variation) between individuals that give us important insights into the evolutionary and ecological history of a species. This information is important for how we make use of […]

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Goolwa cockles used to record our past – 3 min presentation on Elsevier Audio Slides

Elsevier is now offering the option to prepare and upload audio slides that will appear on the same page as your publication. AudioSlides are short, webcast-style presentations that are shown next to online articles on ScienceDirect. This format gives authors the opportunity to present their research in their own words, helping readers understand quickly what […]

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