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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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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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Study tips for the upcoming exams

Exams can be a daunting prospect. At the end of the busy semester, even after you have handed in your assignments, they still loom overhead. However, they needn’t be a time of high drama and pressure if you plan appropriately.
The following tips will help you to approach your exams with confidence and extra focus.

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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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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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Communicating Science

The University of Adelaide is providing a 2-week intensive course for Communicating Science from 2-13 July in 2012.
The course titled,  SCIENCE 7020 Communicating Science will be offered at a Postgraduate level however HDR and research students are also able to undertake this course.  It will provide an opportunity to develop and expand skills of communicating […]

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Pine evolved to resist rise of flower power

A new study led by Dr Ed Biffin from the University of Adelaide’s Australian Centre for Evolutionary Biology and Biodiversity, has found the arrival of angiosperms restricted most conifer species to marginal habitats and alpine areas in the northern hemisphere.
However, one distinctively different southern hemisphere family of conifers known as the Podocarpacae (plum pines) was […]

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Women in Science and Engineering Summit

On the 11th of April Alicia Hurkmans, the Young Scientists of Australia Adelaide Chapter Inc. (YSA) and from the University of Adelaide, attended the United Nations Women in Science and Engineering Summit (WiSE) summit held in Canberra.
The summit was largely aimed of industry and research leaders, representatives from major institutions such as CSIRO, WEHI Medical […]

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10BQ – How do we unravel the causes of diseases?

Find out about some of the interesting research University of Adelaide scientists undertake to answer this question. ‘The Flip side to antibiotics‘ by Thomas Tu explores our current research into different ways of combatting disease with “bugs” becoming more and more resistant to antibiotics.

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Open Day-Inaugural Three Minute Thesis (3MT) Finals

‘Frogs – a source of potential medicines ‘ – a three minute thesis

What is the 3MT?
It’s about developing academic and research communication skills. Research higher degree (PhD and Masters) students have three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis topic and its significance in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience.
3MT Finals […]

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