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Monthly Archives: March 2014

University of Adelaide Sciences DNA expert close to solving the case of the unknown sailor from HMAS Sydney

Associate Professor Jeremy Austin, Deputy Director of the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA at the University of Adelaide has been working on this case for seven years and is now close to solving the mystery of the lone sailor. He has been using sample DNA from the sailor’s teeth to DNA from sailors relatives.
645 sailors perished […]

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Faculty of Sciences Researchers develop a barley variety that extends the shelf life of beer

Jason Eglington’s Barley Breeding group from the Faculty of Sciences School of Agriculture, Food and Wine at the Waite campus developed the new variety of barley aptly named ‘Charger’ in a three-way partnership with Carlsberg, Heinekin and the University of Adelaide. For brewing companies and indeed beer lovers around the world,  this is BIG NEWS.  […]

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Two University of Adelaide Science students win DSTO scholarships

Congratulations to Nicola Bilton, Bachelor of Science (Laser Physics and Technology) and Emily Filmer, Bachelor of Science (Space Science and Astrophysics) who have both won scholarships with DSTO!
Bachelor of Mathematical Sciences student Vanessa Glenny was the third recipient of the scholarship.
The scholarship program was introduced last year for female undergraduate students at the University of […]

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Why Science? Agricultural Sciences student Emma Goode shares her reasoning

Emma Goode, recipient of the Trevor Dillon Agronomic Roseworthy Study Scholarship says, “The Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences has just blown me away – we have been exposed to so many opportunities within the industry, more than I ever imagined.”
Emma was working in the beef cattle industry in a stockteam. She wanted to have an impact […]

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Welcome to new students from the Executive Dean of Sciences!

You’ve sailed through O’week!  Welcome to the first few days of your time with us at the Faculty of Sciences. This is an exciting and probably uncertain time for you, we understand that and we want to do whatever we can to make you feel at home with us. You are here because you have […]

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