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Morgan Disspain is honoured with University Doctoral Research Medal

A big congratulations to Morgan Disspain who has been awarded the University Doctoral Research Medal ahead of the graduation ceremony later this month. During her Ph.D Morgan investigated information that could be obtained from archaeological otoliths and how reliable this information may be as a palaeoenvironmental record. Congratulations Morgan!

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Nominate a scientist this Science Awards season!

Its awards season! Yes, even the science community has an awards season which includes some very prestigious honours to some very deserving scientists. Here are four awards that you should apply or nominate someone for. SA Science Excellence Awards The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour, including its application in industry […]

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Student win at Aus Organic GeoChem conference

Late last year, Environment Institute researchers headed to Fremantle for the 19th Australian Organic Geochemistry Conference. The theme of the conference was “Paleoclimates, Environments, Ecosystems & Our Resources”, exploring modern and ancient environments and the associated geochemistry.   Staff and students from the University of Adelaide gave oral presentations, which were well received. A special congratulations […]

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Student Success at AQUA Conference

Late last year, researchers and students from the University of Adelaide descended in Auckland for the Australasian Quaternary Association (AQUA) conference. The AQUA conference brigs together Quarternary scientists, who research the last 2.6 million years of Earth’s history. The AQUA conference was the largest event of its kind, with 130 presentations, including 12 from the University […]

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1 minute with SA Science Excellence Awards nominees

The South Australian Science Excellence Awards recognise and reward outstanding scientific endeavour, including its application in industry and the advancement of science and mathematics education. Last year, Professor Alan Cooper, Professor Andrew Lowe and Dr Kieran Mitchell were nominated for the prestigious awards, with Prof Cooper honoured as South Australia’s Scientist of the Year. Their research is […]

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Gillanders takes out Winnovation SA award!

WinnovationSA Award in the Regional, Rural and Remote category. The Winnovation Awards celebrate the successes of female innovators in South Australia. Professor Gillanders has been recognised for her work with the Spencer Gulf Ecosystem & Development Initiative (SGEDI). The Initiative, which is led by the Environment Institute, aims to preserve the environmental brilliance of the Spencer […]

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Prof Gillanders nominated for Winnovation award

We are pleased to announced that Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been named a finalist at this year’s Winnovation Awards by Women in Innovation SA. The Winnovation Awards celebrate the successes of female innovators in South Australia. Professor Gillanders has been recognised for her work with the Spencer Gulf Ecosystem & Development Initiative (SGEDI). The Initiative, which […]

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International acclaim for our forensic scientists

Forensic research students from the Environment Institute have been recognised across the world for their amazing research. Research students Felicia Bardan from the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) and Duncan Jardine from the Advanced DNA Identification and Forensics Faculty won prizes at the Australian and New Zealand Forensic Science Society (ANZFSS) conference in Auckland. The ANZFSS brings together scientists, law enforcers, […]

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Bronwyn Gillanders honoured with K Radway Allen Award

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been recognised for her extraordinary contributions to fish and fisheries sciences. Prof Gillanders was awarded the K Radway Allen Award, the highest award granted by the Australian Society for Fish Biology (ASFB). She is the first South Australian and first woman to receive this prestigious award. The award was presented at a joint […]

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New Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage

A seven-year, $45.7 million centre will investigate the beginning of Australia’s unique biodiversity and Indigenous heritage, while inspiring Australian children to engage with science. The Australia Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage will bring together 20 institutions and museums worldwide to unlock the history of Australia, Papua New Guinea and […]

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