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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Gain An Edge – Become Skilled at Communicating Science

We begin to develop our communication skills from the minute we’re born and by a certain age we ‘master’ the primary concepts of communication.
Communicating Science effectively is a ‘next level’ unique communication skill.  To communicate complex scientific concepts in an engaging way can be a challenge. Would you like to learn more about communicating science […]

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Honours for Honours student Gemma Gransbury

Gemma Gransbury, a Chemistry Honours student has won 2014 David Murray Scholarship in Sciences. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student enrolled in an Honours degree with consideration of their academic record. Gemma, currently under the tutelage of A/Prof Hugh Harris is studying ruthenium and osmium anti cancer drugs. Gemma started out her journey […]

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Curious Question about the Colour of Capsicums

Ever wondered what the difference is between red and green capsicums? The science education crew from the TV show Scope posed this exact conundrum to our very own Associate Professor Amanda Able.
Amanda’s expertise is in plant science and is based out at the Waite campus of The University of Adelaide.
Check out the episode of Scope […]

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Faculty of Sciences student wins the Young Achiever Flinders Ports Environment Award

PhD candidate Sarah Catalano has come a long way since 2010 when she was about to complete her Honours Degree!
Sarah has recently completed her PhD studying the dicyemid parasite fauna of southern Australian squid, octopus and cuttlefish species.  Sarah’s research has uncovered 10 new dicyemid parasite species, representing the first new species descriptions from Australian […]

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