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The University of Adelaide 2015 Conoco Phillips Science Experience – its positively scientific!

Calling all year 9 and 10 science aficionados – we want YOU!
Talk to your parents, your teachers, your local Rotary club and get yourself registered for an unbelievable  experience!
This action packed three day Science Experience is a collaboration of experiences from the Faculty of Sciences and the Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Mathematical Sciences.  The […]

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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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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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Executive Dean of Sciences Awards for Excellence in Teaching 2014

The Faculty of Sciences is pleased to announce the Executive Dean of Sciences Awards for Excellence in Teaching 2014. 
Our winners are:
–          Dr Beth Loveys is the winner in the early career category (first five years of teaching experience).
–          Dr Tara Pukala is the winner in the category for more than five years of teaching experience.
A […]

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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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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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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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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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