Dr Stephanie Begg (Research Centre for Infectious Diseases) has won a prestigious Australian Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Fellowship in recognition of her outstanding work in the field of Biochemistry. The fellowship will provide funds to assist Stephanie in attending the Gordon Research Conference – Cell Biology of Metals and to visit a collaborator’s […]
Congratulations to Emma Matthews and Alana Delaine (Honours students in the Genetics and Evolution Department) who have been awarded highly competitive Honours Scholarships from the Federal Govt’s Department of Environment, Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS). The scholarships are worth $10,000 which provide a $5,000 stipend and $5,000 towards research costs.
Congratulations to the following staff members on their recent promotions with effect from 1 January 2017 Assoc.Professor Rob Reid – Professor Assoc. Professor Ivan Nagelkerken – Professor Assoc. Professor Lian Pin Koh – Professor
Congratulations to Professor Megan Lewis who has won 2016 Stephen Cole the Elder Award for Excellence for in HDR Supervisory Practice. The Stephen Cole the Elder Awards for Excellence are the University of Adelaide’s premier learning and teaching awards. They recognise the contributions made to student learning by both academic and professional staff, and reward […]
Corporate Cup Success The team ‘Grey Hares’ from the School of Biological Sciences has taken out the Veterans Trophy for the 4.8 km Corporate Cup 2016 (7 runs over 14 weeks). The team was spearheaded by Jeremy ‘The Jet’ Austin, with support from Rob Reid, Alan McLennan, Steve Cooper, Mark Stevens, Scotte Wedderburn and Tom […]
Professor Rob Fitzpatrick (School of Biological Sciences), Director of the Acid Sulfate Soils Centre and Centre for Australian Forensic Soil Science (CSIRO) has won the inaugural award for outstanding international contributions to Forensic Geology & Forensic Soil Science by the International Union of Geological Sciences, Initiative on Forensic Geology. The award was recently presented to […]
At the annual SA Spatial Excellence Awards dinner on 19 August at the Adelaide Convention Centre two School of Biological Sciences members were recipients of individual awards: Alicia Caruso won the 2016 South Australian Spatial Excellence Undergraduate Award for her Honours project ‘Understanding Source Water and Surface Processes of Mound Springs using Remote Sensing’ completed […]
Congratulations to Atma Ivancevic, a PhD Student in Adelson Lab, who is one of five winners for the Publishing Better Science through Better Data writing competition. Publishing Better Science through Better Data is a free, full day conference focussing on how early career researchers can best utilise and manage research data. The conference is to […]
Professor Bronwyn Gillanders has been elected President of the World Council of Fisheries Societies. The Council is a non-profit, non-governmental organisation for scientific or professional fisheries societies. Professor Gillanders was elected the new president at the 7th World Fisheries Congress held last week in South Korea.
Congratulations to Jasmin Martino, a PhD student supervised by Bronwyn Gillanders, Zoe Doubleday and Tony Fowler (SARDI), has won the 2016 SARDI Science Bursary for Women. Jasmin will use the $1500 bursary to support her thesis, ‘Reconstructing the growth and physiological histories of an iconic Australian fish species’. The bursary will be used to support a crucial […]