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Science Says!

The Science Says! tour kicks off this week in Adelaide on Thursday 5 November, 2015. It is an event of science and comedy in the style of the great panel shows (think Good News Week and Spicks and Specks). It’s science as you’ve never seen it before, with this year’s panelists including world leading researchers, gifted comedians, and professional science communicators […]

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Waterisk – A Research Tuesdays Forum

In the World Economic Forum’s recently released 2015 global risk assessment, the threat identified as having the greatest potential impact was “water crises”. As our population grows and climate changes, the effective management of water resources will become increasingly critical; not just for the survival of communities and industries, but entire regions, with so-called “water […]

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Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition

A research thesis explained in only three minutes, using only one powerpoint slide was the task set for the recent Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition winner, Andrew Farrer from the University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Sciences. Andrew’s presentation, “Ancient DNA and the life on us,” was one of ten presentations judged by a panel of […]

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Science in the pub

Associate Professor Ivan Nagelkerken and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders from the Environment Institute represented the University of Adelaide at the latest Science in the Pub event – “Marine ecology: sea-ing the future?” held at the Avenues Tavern, Stepney. The scientists discussed South Australia’s marine life, the future of marine ecology in South Australia and how human […]

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Media release: Three-year research project described in just 3 minutes

A research thesis explained in just three minutes is the challenge for ten of the University of Adelaide’s PhD students at a free public event on Tuesday 8 September. The special Research Tuesdays event will see two finalists from each of the University’s five faculties compete to represent the University in the national Three Minute […]

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Vodcast: Using hard structures to answer ecological questions

Professor Bronwyn Gillanders presented her Inaugural Lecture ‘Hard data’ at the recent Research Tuesdays Seminar Series. Bronwyn’s lecture exploring the fascinating ecological and environmental insights being revealed by marine organisms’ hard body parts can be viewed below:

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Research Tuesdays free public lecture – Hard data

Inaugural lecture by Professor Bronwyn Gillanders – The fascinating ecological and environmental insights being revealed by marine organisms’ hard body parts. Although marine waters present a challenging research environment, the remarkable data obtained there by the University of Adelaide’s Professor Bronwyn Gillanders and her team has proven well worth the effort. Studying the hard structures of […]

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Workshop: Impacts of prescribed burning on orchids and their pollinators

A workshop for researchers, conservation managers and community groups interested in the impacts of prescribed burning on orchids and their pollinators is to be held at the University of Adelaide. Dr Renate Faast and Anita Marquart will be presenting their research into the response of orchids and their pollinators to prescribed burns in the Mount […]

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University of Adelaide to host Professor Tim Flannery – The Climate Challenge Beyond the Paris Summit

The University of Adelaide’s Faculty of Sciences is hosting Professor Tim Flannery, Chief Councillor of the Climate Council, renowned climate scientist, author and commentator, to launch the University College London’s report ‘Climate Crisis: Emergency Actions to Protect Human Health’ and deliver a keynote address. The 2015 UNFFCCC Paris Climate Conference represents a pivotal point for international negotiations […]

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Dr Garcia-Bellido to speak at the Royal Society of Tasmania Winter Lecture Series

Dr Diego Garcia-Bellido from the University of Adelaide is to speak at the Royal Society of Tasmania Winter Lecture Series 2015. Lecture: The Cambrian explosion of life and rise of marine species When:    Wednesday 15 July 2015, 7:30pm to 9:00pm Where:   Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay Campus, Tasmania Further information: www.events.utas.edu.au […]

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