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Antioxidants – Double Agents?

Did you know we offer a Winter School course in Communicating Science? If you’re interested in science writing for both specialist and non-specialist audiences, presenting to communicate science and the use of emerging online social media in science communication, this is a great course for you. If you’re interested, check out “Communicating Science” in course […]

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Iodine and Intelligence, a Salty Issue.

Did you know we offer a Winter School course in Communicating Science? If you’re interested in science writing for both specialist and non-specialist audiences, presenting to communicate science and the use of emerging online social media in science communication, this is a great course for you. If you’re interested, check out “Communicating Science” in course […]

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You and what army?

Did you know we offer a Winter School course in Communicating Science? If you’re interested in science writing for both specialist and non-specialist audiences, presenting to communicate science and the use of emerging online social media in science communication, this is a great course for you. If you’re interested, check out “Communicating Science” in course […]

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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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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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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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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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