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Podcast: Dr Liz Reed’s Sold Out Sprigg Talk

Dr Liz Reed is an adjunct Professor and Honourary Research Fellow at the South Australian Museum. Dr Reed gave a talk at the Sprigg Lecture Series on the 15 August on her work with the Naracoorte caves, off the back of the announcement of a $2 million dollar Linkage grant. Dr Liz Reed has been […]

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3D Scanning of the Naracoorte Caves

Dr Liz Reed and Dr Lee Arnold are featured in the Naracoorte Herald for their scans of the Naracoorte Cave called Shultz. The cave was scanned in a matter of hours using a 3D Scanner (HD LEICA geosystems 3D laser scanner) which uses lasers to record one million points per second in in virtually 360 degrees. These points […]

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ARC Linkage Project on Naracoorte Caves front cover of Naracoorte Herald

The $2 million ARC Linkage Grant announced last Wednesday led by Dr Lee Arnold and Dr Liz Reed, has featured on the front cover of the Naracoorte Herald today. The project as detailed in the Media Release, is led by Dr Lee Arnold and Dr Liz Reed in the University’s Environment Institute and School of […]

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Media Release: Naracoorte Caves to be focus of $2m research project

A University of Adelaide-led research project will focus on the rich fossil history of Naracoorte Caves and cement its place on the world science stage.  Announced today, the project has been awarded $669,000 by the Australian Government through the Australian Research Council (ARC)’s Linkage Projects scheme which promotes collaborative projects between universities, industry, government and […]

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Our next gen “Attenborough” filming new doco

It’s not every day that a film crew shows up to showcase your latest scientific discovery, but for Liz Reed, that’s exactly what happened. A new documentary by The Discovery Channel is following research by Liz Reed, fellow at the Environment Institute. Reed, along with collaborators University of Adelaide and the University of New England, made sensational fossil […]

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Naracoorte’s famous cave for hire: 150 years of weddings, parties and ping-pong tournaments

Naracoorte is home to a cave that has played host to hundreds of events, including jazz festivals, intimate family weddings, opera performances and in the year 2000 — even the Olympic Torch relay. Blanche cave is also home to significant fossil discoveries, including the remains of an indigenous man. His bones were stolen from the […]

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Rare fossil find in Naracoorte Caves

A recent ABC news story has reported on a rare fossil find in the Naracoorte Caves area. Researchers have found 50,000 year old bones from the largest carnivorous Australian mammal in the Pleistocene epoch, the marsupial lion, in the south east of South Australia. Researchers from the University of Adelaide and the University of New […]

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e-Science. Underground archives: Naracoorte fossil caves and their record of deeptime

The work of Dr Liz Reed has been featured in the July 2015 e-Science Magazine. In the feature, Dr Reed explores how the fossils found in Naracoorte Caves in South Australia can be used to address present and future conservation questions about species diversification, human impacts, adaption to climate change and extinction. “Sediments, bones and […]

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