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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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Where will you be in five years? – Gemma Gransbury

Newly graduated Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and current Chemistry Honours student Gemma Gransbury was asked where she thought she’d be in five years’ time, here’s what she had to say:
“In 5 years’ time I’d like to be finishing my DPhil in Inorganic Chemistry, hopefully at Oxford University, after doing a MPhil at the University of [...]

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Can you explain your research in three minutes?

Three Minute Thesis (3MT) is a research communication competition for Higher Degree by Research students that challenges participants to explain their research project to a non-specialist audience in just three minutes.
There are some great prizes up for grabs including a $2000 travel grant and free travel to the Trans-Tasman Competition for the University winner.
So if [...]

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Where will you be in five years? – Sarah Catalano

Dr Sarah Catalano recently graduated from a PhD in Marine Science. When we asked Sarah where she thought she’d be in five years time, here’s what she had to say:
“In 5 years from now I see myself having recently completed a postdoctoral position either in Australia or overseas and starting up my own laboratory as [...]

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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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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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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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New scholarships to promote wine education

Wine education and research has been given a boost with a new scholarship funded by the Grosset Gaia Fund for University of Adelaide Oenology or Viticulture postgraduate students.
Two new scholarships will be available for students enrolling in a Master of Oenology or Master of Viticulture coursework program at the University of Adelaide. They are worth [...]

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Faculty of Sciences Winners – 3MT 2013

Congratulations to Noby Leong (School of Chemistry and Physics) and Deborah Furst (School of Earth and Environmental Sciences), our two Faculty of Sciences finalists who will represent us at the University of Adelaide Final.
The University’s Final 3MT is held at the National Wine Centre on Tue 10th Sept @ 5.30-7.30pm
Well done guys and good luck!
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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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