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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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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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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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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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IPAS Research Showcase – 5 July 2013

The Institute for Photonics and Advanced Sensing (IPAS) is holding a program of science presentations, networking and tours of our facilities.
The event will run from 1130 – 1530 and includes lunch.
All University staff, students and members of the public are invited to attend.

1130 – 1230 INTRODUCTION & INVITED TALKS
Introduced by IPAS Director Professor Tanya Monro […]

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New Hope for Tas devils

There is new hope for Tasmanian devils, with a new drug trial showing improvements in facial tumours that have been destroying their population.  Trials by thr Tasmanian government research team using a drug called EBC-46 slowed the groth of tumours in four captive devils in a way that had not been previously possible.  Results of […]

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James Paton elected to Academy of Science

The University of Adelaide’s Professor James Paton has been elected as a Fellow to the Australian Academy of Science.Professor Paton, who is is the Director of the Research Centre for Infectious Diseases in the School of Molecular and Biomedical Science, has made major scientific contributions to the field of pathogenesis and prevention of bacterial infectious […]

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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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