In December 2016, the Intelligent Water Decisions Group had three PhD students participate in the prestigious OzEWEX Summer Institute. They discovered that the Summer Institute was really beneficial. Read on to find out why. What is the OzEWEX Summer institute? The acronym OzEWEX stands for the Australian Energy and Water Exchanges initiative. It is […]
Every year, Science at the Shine Dome celebrates the rich achievements of Australia’s foremost physical and biological scientists. The 3-day festival is an opportunity for scientists and the public alike to learn new knowledge and will be capped off by the Life on the loose symposium. The Life on the loose: species and invasion control […]
Who run the world? Women in STEM! And now social media is behind a push to celebrate the amazing women contributing to the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.The #STEMSelfies campaign challenges stereotypes of what it means to be a scientist. The campaign encourages women in STEM to take selfies promoting their great work.The […]
As part of the Department of Ecology & Environmental Science Seminar Series Professor Bob Hill Executive Dean, Faculty of Sciences University of Adelaide, and Director, Environment Institute will present a seminar entitled: Fire, Air, Earth, Water – the elemental drivers of the Australian vegetation Abstract The living Australian vegetation is the end result of hundreds of millions of years of evolution, […]
Just a few weeks ago, we launched our Instagram page, giving you a glimpse into the life of our researchers. To celebrate the launch, we’re giving you the chance to win double pass tickets to TEDxAdelaide, August 26th, 2016 There are two ways to score these tickets: 1. By entering your photo into our competition (if you’re […]
Dr Zuzana Burivalova, postdoctoral research fellow from Princeton University, will presented a seminar on the 15th of July entitled “Using soundscapes to detect different degrees of tropical forest degradation”.
The Field Geology Club of South Australia, the Royal Society of South Australia and the Geological Society of Australia (SA Division) jointly present the 2nd Ralph Tate Memorial Lecture by Associate Professor Victor Gostin. Abstract Human control of fire, some two million years ago, ushered in a totally new factor in the earth’s natural cycles. A further […]
The National Postgraduate Workshop in Systematics was held at the University of Adelaide from July 11th – 15th 2016. The workshop runs every second year and this year hosted 32 PhD students, 22 of which originate outside of Adelaide. Specialist staff delivered workshops and seminars on topics including DNA lab management, Phylogenetics, Tours of the State Herbarium and […]
The School of Biological Sciences at the University of Adelaide recently hosted their Annual Postgraduate Symposium. The symposium showcased the amazing academic achievements of the School’s postgraduate students through posters and talks, including the ever-exciting 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) School heats. Attendees were also treated to a panel session on the topic of “Communication and Collaboration”, featuring Dr Laura […]
As part of the ACEBB Systematics workshop Dr John La Salle, Director of the Atlas of Living Australia at the CSIRO presented a seminar entitled “The Atlas of Living Australia: supporting biodiversity discovery, documentation and analysis”.