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Congratulations to this year’s Fresh Scientists for SA

Congratulations to Brittany Williams and Nina Wootton who have been announced as two of the finalists for South Australia in the 2021 Fresh Science program. Both Brittany and Nina are PhD students from the School of Biological Science, Fresh Science is organised by the group Science in Public, and aims to support Australia’s next generation of […]

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New Podcast series – EcoFuturists

Planning for the future and breaking new ground across industries must involve improving our natural environment along the way. Our lives and livelihoods depend on it. A podcast series is now available, with episodes uploaded regularly, in which we hear from people leading the way, not only in imagining, but also providing solutions for a […]

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Dr Tahlia Perry is a finalist in 2021 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards

Congratulations to Dr Tahlia Perry who has been announced as a finalist in PhD Research Excellence in the 2021 SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards. Dr Perry, from the University of Adelaide’s School of Biological Sciences and the Environment Institute, is passionate about conserving Australia’s wildlife using innovative methods to engage the public and launched the […]

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New citizen science project creates a buzz in the classroom.

A new citizen science project, Insect Investigators, led by the South Australian Museum and involving the University of Adelaide Environment Institute’s Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries, will connect school students with scientists to document their local insect biodiversity and discover insects in their area. Launching as part of National Biodiversity Month, Insect Investigators is calling for applications […]

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Developing DNA for timber supply chain verification

Researchers at the University of Adelaide in partnership with InterpreData and DoubleHelix Tracking Technologies, Singapore, have been awarded a $500,000 grant from the Commonwealth Government’s Global Innovation Linkages Program to develop scientific origin verification tools for global timber supply chains. Illegal logging is a major contributor to the global deforestation crisis. While government legislation can […]

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