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Professor Kris Helgen has not one – but two journal covers this month!

New addition to the University of Adelaide and the Environment Institute, Professor Kris Helgen has already settled in and to celebrate has two journal covers this month! Prof Helgen’s work lead by The University of California in research collaboration which included Mpala Research Centre, Kenya, Stanford University, Duke University, Harvard University, Princeton University, National Museums […]

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Lost Forests paper receives an abundance of media attention over the weekend

The recently published paper in Science coordinated by the United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO) and involving an international team of scientists including Professor Andrew Lowe and Associate Professor Ben Sparrow has been featured in National Geographic, The Daily Mail, Nature World News and IEE Acquired Engineering News. The research was  highlighted on ABC and ABC News 24 with the […]

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Food Webs study featured in The New York Times

Work led by PhD candidate Silvan Goldenberg, with contributions by Environment Institute Members Ivan Nagelkerken, Camilo Ferriera, Hadayet Ullah and Sean Connell was featured in the New York Times this weekend. Their paper published in Global Change Ecology was featured under the title “To Simulate Climate Change, Scientists Build Miniature Worlds”. The article was accompanied by […]

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Media Release: Food sector to benefit from innovation push   

The University of Adelaide has announced a new focus on helping grow the food sector with the appointment of its inaugural Director of Food Innovation.  Professor Andrew Lowe will help develop partnerships with industry and government and act as the key interface with partners across the area of food innovation, to help maximise benefits to […]

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Professor Andrew Lowe is announced as Director of Food Innovation

The Autumn edition of the Alumni magazine Lumen features Environment Institute member Professor Andrew Lowe in his new position of Director of Food Innovation at the University of Adelaide. The creation of this position builds on the experience and expertise at the University of Adelaide, building on the FOODplus Research Centre based at the Waite campus with 260 […]

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ARC Future Fellow Dr Frank Reith is Gold on Radio

Environment Institute member, ARC Future Fellow Dr Frank Reith has been busy with interviews on National radio lately. Dr Reith has been interviewed on Radio Adelaide speaking about ways to process the gold that currently goes to waste from electronics and the mining sector. He continued his National tour of ABC Radio, with his next […]

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Welcome to new University Research Fellow!

The Environment Institute welcomes a new University of Adelaide Beacon Research Fellow Dr Emma Sherratt. Dr Emma Sherratt joins the lab of ARC Future Fellow Dr Kate Sanders. Dr Emma Sherratt specialises in studying the shape of organisms using x-ray CT scans. She has previously worked on scallops, rabbits, mice and will be working on […]

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Are you the next Superstar of STEM?

Calling all women in STEM! New opportunity to smash gender stereotypes and become a superstar of STEM! Superstars of STEM is a new program by Science & Technology of Australia, geared to increasing the public visibility of women in STEM. The program will see 30 of the nation’s most dynamic and inspiring female scientists and technologists complete […]

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Frank Reith featured on front cover of The Advertiser’s Business Daily

Dr Frank Reith, ARC Future Fellow, was featured on the cover of the Saturday edition of the Advertiser’s Business Section. Dr Reith was interviewed about his work on the gold geochemical cycle, which was published in Chemical Geology. The Gold geochemical cycle is how gold is dispersed and dissolved in the Earth’s surface. His team […]

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New Paper: Understanding Biological Invasions

Invasive species cost us billions of dollars each year and pose a grave threat to native fauna and flora. New research proposes a framework to develop a global network for invasion science to stop the threat from invasive species. Published in the journal Biological Invasion, the research addresses fundamental gaps in our understanding of invasive […]

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