Biological Sciences

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 Barnes.

Other members of the School who battled some of the worst weather ever recorded for the Corporate Cup (strong winds, hail, lightening, course flooding) included Georget Reaiche-Miller, Pam Lovison, Sharon Kolze, Dalia Lasso Serna, Joy Raison, David Adelson and Jennifer Peters.

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Just a reminder that the School Research Symposium will be taking place on Tuesday 15 November in the Braggs Lecture Theatre, 9:30am to 4:00pm, concluding with drinks and nibbles. The day will feature several keynote speakers, as well as speakers from each of our Departments. This year we also plan on having a short video […]

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Vacancy for a Post-doctoral position at James Cook University, Townsville, Australia working on lobster population genomics. See Job Description

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Issue 18 of e-Science out now! In the new and exciting issue of e-Science, discover: The surge in cephalopod populations around the world How resistant bacteria can survive our best medicines The snotty vampire weed that could help protect our biodiversity What ways we can store more environmentally friendly fuels Plus the latest breakthroughs, classroom […]

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The Clunies Ross Awards recognise contributions by dedicated individuals to the application of technology for the benefit of Australia. Do you know a science and technology entrepreneur? Someone who has commercialised technology?  Or someone who had led the adoption of technology? NOMINATE THEM FOR A 2017 CLUNIES ROSS AWARD Nominations are now open and must […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Advanced Bioinformatics workshop for ECRs. November 7-11, 2016 University of Adelaide Hosted by the Australian Centre for Ancient DNA (ACAD), and sponsored by the Bioinformatics Hub, this workshop is back for 2016.  The popular annual training course is based on the successful 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012 workshops encompassing an intensive 4 day hands-on training course […]

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13th International Symposium on Pre-Harvest Sprouting in Cereals September 18 – 20, 2016 Perth, Western Australia The damage caused by pre-harvest sprouting and late-maturity alpha-amylase diminishes the value of the crop throughout the entire supply chain. The 13th ISPHSC will bring together world-class scientists and industry leaders to exchange information on current findings of grain physiology, […]

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