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Vicki Thomson secures Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Fellowship

A big congratulations to Dr Vicki Thomson (School of Biological Sciences) who has been awarded one of only four Australia-India Strategic Research Fund Fellowships from the Australian Academy of Science. The fellowship, which is valued at $88,000, will enable Dr Thomson to undertake work at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Bangalore. She will study the disease […]

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New project to build climate resilience

The Goyder Institute has launched a new project in collaboration with the University of Adelaide and CSIRO to improve our resilience against climate change. The Climate resilience analysis framework and tools project will be spearheaded by Associate Professor Seth Westra. The project aims to help decision makers, planners and designers in adopting and implementing alternative climate change adaptation […]

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ARC success for EI researchers

The Australian Research Council (ARC) grants have just been unveiled today and it’s good news for Environment Institute researchers! Congratulations to EI researchers who have secured ARC funding in the November 1st announcement. Professor Ivan Nagelkerken, Professor Corey Bradshaw and Professor Bronwyn Gillanders have an ARC grant for their project looking into the effect of invasions […]

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New Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage

A seven-year, $45.7 million centre will investigate the beginning of Australia’s unique biodiversity and Indigenous heritage, while inspiring Australian children to engage with science. The Australia Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Australian Biodiversity and Heritage will bring together 20 institutions and museums worldwide to unlock the history of Australia, Papua New Guinea and […]

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What do wombats, UAV’s and tiger snake venom have in common? They are the focus of our successful 2016 ARC Linkage grants!

Congratulations to Environment Institute researchers who have had success in todays 2016 ARC Linkage Grant announcement! The details of the three successful projects for the EI are below, with all the successful applicants Australia wide listed on the ARC website. Wombats as a model for evidence based management of native fauna Associate Professor Bertram Ostendorf; […]

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Future Fellowship Award

The Environment Institute congratulates Dr Frank Reith on being awarded a Future Fellowship by the Australian Research Council. Dr Reith intends to use the fellowship to research new tools for gold exploration and processing.

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Media release: $16.9 million for new Uni of Adelaide research

Reconstructing Australia’s pre-European genetic history, investigating possible cell wall weaknesses in the fungus that causes head blight disease in cereals, developing wearable antennas to monitor the aged, and investigating heat as a risk factor in work-related illness, are amongst the research projects funded under today’s announcement of $16.9 million for new research at the University […]

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Media release: $3.1 million for nine new industry-linked projects

The University of Adelaide today has been awarded $3.1 million for new research projects working with industry, community and government in areas including cycling safety, flood risk, improved smelting efficiencies and new heat-tolerant wheat varieties. Nine new research projects have been awarded funding under the Australian Research Council (ARC)’s Linkage Projects scheme. The Linkage Projects […]

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Environment Institute ARC Discovery and DECRA grant success

Congratulations to Environment Institute leaders and members involved with the following successful ARC grants. The tally for the Environment Institute for this round stands at 5 Discovery Projects (5 of 28 for UoA) 2 DECRA (2 of 10 for UoA) Congrats to all involved and we look forward to the innovative research and discoveries that […]

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Prof Alan Cooper awarded prestigious 2014 Australian Laureate Fellowship

16 Australian Laureate Awards were announced today. The Environment Institute’s Prof Alan Cooper has been successful in his proposal of a project that will use ancient microbiomes and genomes to reconstruct human history, including indigenous Australians. Alan Cooper is the only recipient in the state to receive the prestigious award. “The Australian Laureate Fellowships scheme reflects […]

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