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The Life of Mammals in a Fast-Changing World: Professor Kris Helgen Inaugural lecture

Professor Helgen is on a quest to uncover how many species of mammals there are on Earth and he’s off to a good start, having already contributed to the discovery of approximately 100 previously unknown species. Internationally renowned zoologist, Professor Kris Helgen, returned to the University of Adelaide in early 2017 after 10 years as […]

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International Funding Sources Seminar

International Funding Sources Have you ever thought about seeking research funding from international schemes, but weren’t sure where to start? Come along to the next Researcher Development Series session to hear staff from Research Services and experienced researchers reflect on the opportunities and assistance that is out there.  Date: Friday 28 July 2017 Time: 12:00 […]

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Bronwyn Gillanders has been nominated for SA Scientist of the Year

Deputy Director of The Environment Institute Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been nominated for Scientist of the Year at the South Australian Excellence Awards! Professor Gillanders researches population structure and connectivity, Cephalopod biology, ecology and fisheries, coastal carbon opportunities, ecological and environmental change and integrated marine management. The Spencer Gulf Ecosystem and Development Initiative is an integrated marine management […]

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Seminar: Ancient Australia: a talk with Giles Hamm and Cliff Coulthard

Archaeologist and Honorary Fellow of the South Australian Museum Giles Hamm and Adnyamathanha elder Cliff Coulthard recently discovered evidence that Aboriginal people have lived in the Flinders Ranges for over 45,000 years! Do not miss this opportunity to see Giles and Cliff speak! Giles worked with the Adnyamathanha people in recent discovery of the Warratyi rock […]

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Sprigg Seminar: Naracoorte’s fossil caves: extraordinary windows into Australia’s recent past

Don’t miss an opportunity to hear Dr Liz Reed speak! Hot off the success ARC Linkage grant with Dr Lee Arnold, Dr Liz Reed will be speaking at the South Australian Museum on the 15 August from 6-7pm. Dr Liz Reed has been involved in the Naracoorte caves since she was inspired during an undergraduate field trip […]

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Reminder: Goyder Institute Water Forum is this week!

Come along this week to the University of Adelaide to hear some of our Environment Institute members speak! Don’t miss the first two keynote speakers on Tuesday: Advisory Board Chair and CEO of DEWNR Sandy Pitcher will give the first keynote, followed by a keynote by new member and mammal discovery expert Professor Kris Helgen. Professor […]

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Seminar: Pollen, People and Climate

Associate Professor Patrick Moss, University of Queensland is visiting next week and give an informal seminar on: “Pollen, People and Climate in Coastal Queensland during the Late Quaternary” TOMORROW Wednesday 28th June at 4 pm in the Napier building, G25. Assoc Prof Moss is currently working on history of the Kimberley region, operationalising research collections in […]

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The Goyder Institute Water Forum is back!

The Goyder Institute for Water Research will host its Water Forum on the 4th and 5th of July 2017. The event will showcase South Australia’s water expertise across a range of disciplines and sectors, while celebrating the exceptional achievements of the Goyder Institute for Water Research. Held at the University of Adelaide, the conference will deliver a range […]

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Guest Post: Dr Laura Weyrich delights audiences at Pint of Science

Dr Laura Weyrich writes for us about speaking at Pint of Science, last month.   Speaking to the public about science has to be the best part of my job as a research scientist.  I’ve said that over and over again, and I genuinely mean it.  Sure, a bunch of scientist can get together and […]

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Alan Cooper to be on the panel for The National Science Quiz this year

The National Science Quiz is here! Date: Sunday 25 June, 2017 Time: 2:00pm–3:30pm (doors open at 1:30pm) Venue: ANZAC Hall @ Prince Alfred College, 23 Dequetteville Terrace, Kent Town Join host Charlie Pickering as he exercises the expert mind of Australian Centre of Ancient DNA and The Environment Institute Alan Cooper. Also appearing on the panel […]

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