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The University of Adelaide’s 2015 Conoco Phillips Science Experience

Calling all year 9 and 10 science enthusiasts!
Talk to your parents, your teachers  or your local Rotary club about an UNBELIEVABLE Science Experience at The University of Adelaide. It’s 3 days full of fun, exciting science activities that we hope will leave you spellbound!
You will experience our brand new, state-of-the-art labs and teaching facilities over [...]

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Is winemaking your dream? Interested in sustainable agriculture?

If you answered yes to either of these questions, then come along to our postgraduate information evening on Thursday 23 October.
Budding wine makers should come along to our ‘Make wine more than a weekend passion‘ session 6.30pm – 7pm – Make sure you register though!
If you are interested in sustainable agriculture or food production for [...]

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Faculty of Sciences Restructure

Beginning in the latter half of 2013, the Faculty undertook an internal review which proposed amongst its 15 recommendations that a new structure for the Faculty of Sciences be established by reducing the number of Schools by one.
The Faculty restructure will come into effect on January 1, 2015.
For details please see the Faculty restructure information [...]

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Why Waite? 14-16 October 2014

Waite Campus and more specifically, the School of Agriculture, Food and Wine will be show casing their ‘wares’ right here in HUB Central on North Terrace campus.
This is a great opportunity to investigate your options for further study within Agriculture, Food and Wine.
There will be hands on activities, information about Honours and Postgraduate study. For [...]

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Outstanding Achievements By New Alumni Medallists

The Faculty of Sciences is extremely proud to have not one but TWO of our graduates as the recipients of the University of Adelaide Alumni Medallists for 2014!
Congratulations to Simon Blacket who was awarded the 2014 Honours Alumni University Medal.
Simon graduated with an outstanding undergraduate record! He not only attained a GPA of 7 and [...]

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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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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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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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Fringe Science – PhD student claims beer is the reason we’re here!

Faculty of Sciences PhD student Noby Leong claims that beer is the reason we’re alive today!
The 25 year old Chemistry student will debut his Adelaide Fringe Festival show at The Science Exchange from Thursday to Saturday, February 20-22, 6:30-7:30pm. Adults $17, concession $15. Details: riaus.org.au/fringe2014
For more insight into this fascinating beer logic (and the science [...]

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