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Recent Student Successes Almendra Rodriguez (Ivan Nagelkerken Lab) was awarded the Ernest Hodgkin Estuary Research Award at AMSA (Australian Marine Science Association) 2018 Conference for best student oral presentation.  Erin Brazel (Chris McDevitt Lab) won the Australian Society for Microbiology SA/NT Student Award. Erin won a bursary to present her PhD research at the Australian Society for Microbiology […]

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The University of Adelaide (School of Biological Sciences) has won 2 Awards in the University BioQuest – QuestaGame. University BioQuest, is a competition between universities to locate and identify animals. Professor Rob Reid has run an innovative exercise in level 1 Concepts in Biology and the University of Adelaide won the Top Spotters in the Universities category […]

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Congratulations to Dr Iffat Ara, who has won the 2017 Surveying and Spatial Sciences Institute Postgraduate Student of the Year award for her PhD research ‘A Spatial Analysis of Food Security in Bangladesh, based on Climate Change, Management Practices, and Socio-economic Variables’.  For this award, Iffat was selected from six state postgraduate award winners. Iffat […]

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Congratulations to Dr Zoë Doubleday who was recently appointed to the Board and Executive of Science & Technology Australia under the presidency of Prof Emma Johnston (Dean of Science UNSW) https://scienceandtechnologyaustralia.org.au/. STA is Australia’s peak body in science and tech and represents about 70,000 Australian scientists across all disciplines and also runs the Superstars of […]

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Congratulations to NHMRC Winners

Congratulations to all those who were successful in the latest round of announcements from the NHMRC. A/Prof. Michael Beard – $556,127 (2018-20) to study “The interplay between viperin, peroxisomes and the cellular innate antiviral response” A/Prof. Christopher McDevitt – $843,035 (2018-20) to investigate “Novel insights into the molecular mechanisms of manganese recognition and acquisition by […]

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Congratulations – ARC Grant Winners

Congratulations to all those who were successful in the latest round of announcements from the ARC. The following projects received funding: ARC DECRA Dr Christian Huber – Palaeo-population genomics: studying adaptation using ancient human DNA. ARC DECRA Dr Vicki Thomson – The role of epigenetic modifications in tiger snake adaptation. ARC Discovery Professor Steven Cooper; […]

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Congratulations – Winner of the Inaugural Community Volunteering Award

Please join with me in congratulating Associate Professor David Paton, the winner of the Inaugural Community Volunteering Award for University staff. This award is given by the University in recognition of outstanding achievements by individual staff members who have given voluntary service to communities or causes outside of their workplace. David is a founding Director […]

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Congratulations for recent NHMRC Success

On behalf of the School Research Committee, please congratulate the following staff for their recent NHMRC success: Dr Stephanie Begg who received a NHMRC Peter Doherty Biomedical Early Career Fellowship ($318,768) for her project ‘Investigating the antimicrobial activity of zinc at the host-pneumococcal interface’ Professor James Paton who received a NHMRC Development Grant ($955,585) for […]

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Research Success Stories

SA Scientist of the Year Congratulations to Professor James Paton who was recently announced as the 2017 SA Scientist of the Year. Congratulations also go to Dr Laura Weyrich, the 2017 Tall Poppy award winner. For more information on their research and other award winners please see: https://statedevelopment.sa.gov.au/science/sa-science-excellence-awards/2017-winners Other Tall Poppy Awards Other Tall Poppy […]

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Congratulations to Dr Christopher McDevitt and Dr Bastien Llamas who have both awarded ARC Future Fellowships.

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