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Seminar: Using soundscapes to detect forest degradation

Dr Zuzana Burivalova, postdoctoral research fellow from Princeton University, will present a seminar entitled “Using soundscapes to detect different degrees of tropical forest degradation”. Abstract Communities and indigenous people play a fundamental role in tropical forest management and they are often efficient at preventing deforestation. In Papua New Guinea, the majority of land is officially […]

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Seminar: From Small Models to Big Data. Dr Jim Ascough

We regret to inform you that this seminar has been cancelled. Dr Jim Ascough, from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will be presenting a seminar on USDA’s research on modelling, optimisation, data acquisition and cloud computing in the agricultural sector. Title: From Small Models to Big Data: A Long-Term Perspective on the Past, Present, […]

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Check out The Environment Institute on Instagram!

The Environment Institute is now showcasing the experiences of our students and staff in the form of their stunning photography on Instagram. Follow us at @environmentinstitute! Following on from the success of the School of Earth and Environmental Sciences Photo Competition, the Environment Institute will host the 2016 Environment Institute Photo Competition, which is open to Environment […]

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Sprigg Lecture Series: Lessons from Neandertals

Dr Laura Weyrich will present a seminar entitled “Lessons from neandertals: how your bacteria contribute to your health, your thoughts, and your past” at the next Sprigg Lecture Series at the SA Museum Abstract: Dr Laura Weyrich from the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA will uncover what it means to be human, given that the body actually contains […]

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University of Adelaide represented at international FameLab

The biggest FameLab International Final yet kicks off on June 9, with 27 candidates from all over the world taking part in the final rounds at Cheltenham Science Festival! Erinn Fagan-Jeffries took out the Australian FameLab Competition, and has travelled to Cheltenham, UK to represent the University of Adelaide, and Australia, in this international science […]

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Sprigg Symposium: Earth’s Evolving Climate

The Australian Earth Sciences Convention takes place on 26 – 30 June 2016 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. As part of the convention, Environment Institute researchers are leading the Sprigg symposium. Find out more about the conference and the Sprigg symposium below. Sprigg Symposium: Earth’s Evolving Climate Draft program Cesca McInerny, Jon Tyler, Juraj Farkas, […]

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Snorkel with Giant Cuttlefish. Stony Point (near Whyalla)

Snorkel with Giant Cuttlefish within the Cuttlefish Coast Sanctuary Zone. Guided Snorkel Days – 30th June – 1, 2 & 3rd July 2016 Join in the fun of this family event and swim with the techni-coloured carpet of Giant Australian Cuttlefish at Stony Point within Cuttlefish Coast Sanctuary Zone near Whyalla! A safe and supervised […]

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The Science Nation Great Debate 2016: Unsung Heroes

You don’t have to be Einstein to know that some scientists are more famous than others. The Science Nation Great Debate 2016 will shine the spotlight on the forgotten scientists of the past with a debate tournament to see who is the greatest unsung hero of all. With additional rounds of improvised, audience-inspired, topics this Great Debate is 90 minutes […]

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Public Lecture: Using ancient DNA to create a map of Indigenous Australia: Rediscovering genetic heritage

The Faculty of Sciences invites you to attend a seminar on 1 June as part of the program of events to mark Reconciliation Week 2016 (27 May to 3 June). Speakers: Professor Alan Cooper and Dr Raymond Tobler Date: 1 June 2016 Time: 5:30pm Location: The Braggs lecture theatre, North Terrace campus Registration: No registration […]

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Register now for AMSI Winter School 2016

The AMSI Winter School 2016 on Biological and Environmental Modelling is run in collaboration with The University of Queensland, and is designed for PhD students and researchers in the mathematical sciences and related disciplines. FEATURED SPEAKER: PROFESSOR HUGH POSSINGHAM Earlier this month, Professor Possingham was appointed chief scientist with The Nature Conservancy, the world’s largest […]

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