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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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Media release: How squabbling genes affect our biology: public lecture

Individual human genes can behave differently depending on whether they are inherited from the mother or the father. At a free public lecture at the University of Adelaide next week, leading Harvard University evolutionary geneticist Professor David Haig will speak about this genetic conflict and how it influences the way we develop. Professor Haig will […]

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Celebrate genetics in Adelaide in July

Celebrate genetics in Adelaide in July with two conferences that feature an outstanding set of 14 national and 12 international speakers and cover a wide range of topics in genetics research. The first conference will be the annual Genetics Society of Australasia conference, followed by a prestigious two-day Boden Research conference – Comparative Animal Genomics Down Under. […]

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Sir Ronald Fisher Lecture: Genomic imprinting and the divided self

Date/Time: Tuesday, 7 July 2015, 5:30 pm Location: Scott Theatre Cost: FREE Abstract: My mother’s kin are not my father’s kin and the interests of these two kin groups do not always coincide. Therefore, our genomes are sometimes divided against themselves over what choices maximise genetic fitness. This evolutionary conflict has resulted in genes evolving […]

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