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Researcher receives Oceanic-Region recognition at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards

Dr. W. Boone Law, has been internationally recognised as a joint recipient of the Oceanic-region Postgraduate Student Award at the Asia-Pacific Spatial Excellence Awards (APSEA). The APSEA awards are the only professional awards for the Asia-Pacific region that recognise the excellent achievement of individuals and organisations engaged in the surveying and spatial information industry. This […]

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The Marine and Coastal Hub join NESP $149 million commitment to environmental science

The Morrison Government is backing a new era of environmental science, announcing the universities and research centres that will host four ‘mega’ research hubs in the next phase of Australia’s National Environmental Science Program (NESP). Research will be prioritised to meet the most pressing environmental management and policy needs, with an emphasis on climate adaptation, […]

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Researchers recognised for self-healing coatings at IChemE Malaysia Awards 2020

Material scientists increase performance and extend life of pipelines and offshore infrastructure for a more sustainable future. University of Adelaide, Environmental Institute researchers in collaboration with Deakin University and PETRONAS Research have won the prestigious Oil and Gas Award at the IChemE Malaysia Awards with the entry Metal Organic Framework as Self-healing Catalyst. The IChemE Malaysia Awards celebrate […]

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Environment Institute members nominated at the SA Science Awards 2020

Dr Wayne Boardmand and Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries have been recognised for their excellent work in South Australia. Our Environment Institute members are having a big impact with the research they are producing and have been recognised with these prestigious nominations. Dr Erinn Fagan-Jeffries Dr Fagan-Jeffries completed her PhD at the University of Adelaide in 2019 and […]

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Environment Institute members shine with multiple ARC Discovery Projects funded for 2021

We are delighted to share the achievements of our members, with many receiving funding during the latest ARC Discovery Projects 2021 round 1. Congratulations to the efforts of our sensational team. Images shown are of Environment Institute members. Evolution and function of mammalian sex chromosomes. Professor Frank Gruetzner; Associate Professor Paul Waters; Professor Jennifer Graves; […]

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Two finalists announced in the SA Science Excellence and Innovation Awards 2020

We are incredibly proud to have two Environment Institute members as finalists in these inspiring South Australian awards. Nomination: STEMM Educator of the Year – University or Registered Training Organisation Dr Wayne Boardman is a wildlife veterinarian, conservationist, researcher, academic and senior lecturer at the University of Adelaide. While working as zoo veterinarian at Auckland […]

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PlanetFix winner’s opinion piece featured in The Advertiser – Jack Tibby

From ambitions of full-blown economic revolution to small personal changes, there are a broad range of positions to combat climate change. Congratulations to Jack Tibby, winner of the PlanetFix competition. We asked high school students for their climate change solution. Here is his opinion piece. But the issue with many is they fail to hold […]

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Smart stormwater research awarded commendation for Excellence in Research and Innovation

Smart Stormwater Systems use artificial intelligence to reduce flooding and increase urban cooling. University of Adelaide researchers, local government and industry have collaborated in a project which uses artificial intelligence in their design and operation. This provides a unique opportunity to substantially reduce flood infrastructure costs and increase water for urban cooling of our heat-stressed cities. […]

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Professor Volker Hessel finalists for inaugural Australian Space Awards

We are delighted to be a part of the space industry’s night of nights. The Environment Institute’s Professor Volker Hessel is a finalists for the inaugural Australian Space Awards in the Scientist of the Year category. The awards recognise outstanding achievements of those participating in the Australian space industry. For the first time in Australia, Space Connect has […]

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Bandicoots key in researcher’s Airbnb success

Our team is investigating new ways to tackle the challenge of mass extinction. Research Fellow, Dr Jasmin Packer, is using innovation and design thinking to nurture people’s connection to nature – to help them help nature. Just 18 months ago, Jasmin and her family launched Hideyhole (as featured on Adelady), an ethical enterprise dedicated to […]

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