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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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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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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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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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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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Past Students: Courtney Fields

Geology graduate Courtney Fields has fond memories of her University of Adelaide experience. Since relocating to Perth to join Woodside Energy’s Graduate Program, Courtney has spent time aboard a seismic vessel and is furthering her knowledge in other areas of the industry.
To read more about Courtney, her career path, how University of Adelaide shaped her as a […]

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Falklands Wolf Mystery Solved

A research team from the University’s Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD) has found the answer to one of natural history’s most intriguing puzzles – the origins of the now extinct Falkland Islands wolf. The new study also reveals how the wolf came to be the only land-based mammal on the islands, which are almost […]

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