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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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PlanetFix: Climate Change Solutions – Student Competition

We’re calling on SA students to find climate change solutions. In partnership with The Advertiser, the Environment Institute has launched PlanetFix, an exciting competition for high school students in years 8-12. Entry Dates: Saturday 19th October 2019 – Monday 17th November 2019 Entry form: Student entry form Required: In 50 words or less, what is your best […]

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Professor Veronica Soebarto awarded Fellowship by IBPSA

Congratulations to new Environment Institute member, Professor Veronica Soebarto (School of Architecture and Built Environment) who has been awarded the title of Fellow by the International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) for her distinction in and substantial contribution to the field of building performance simulation. Veronica is the leader of the Sustainability research stream at […]

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Dr Emma Sherratt

Dr Emma Sherratt awarded University of Adelaide Women’s Research Excellence Award for 2019

We are pleased to announce Dr Emma Sherratt has been awarded the Women’s Research Excellence Award for 2019. The WREA recognises, celebrates and promote academic women’s research excellence at early career and mid-level career levels at the University of Adelaide. The criteria for the award includes: Demonstrated evidence of research excellence and impact. A clear strategy for using […]

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Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell finalist in the 2019 SA Scientist Awards – PhD Research Excellence

Congratulations to Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell finalist in the 2019 SA Scientist Awards – PhD Research Excellence for her ​PhD in the evolution of cutaneous senses in marine snakes, University of Adelaide. Dr Jenna Crowe-Riddell is an influential scientist and science communicator who completed her thesis on the evolution of senses in sea snakes. Dr Crowe-Riddell […]

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Sprigg Geobiology Centre students make their mark at the Australasian Quaternary Association Biennial Conference

We’re delighted to announce, students from Sprigg Geobiology Centre were successful at the recent Australasian Quaternary Association (AQUA) biennial conference held in Canberra. Adelaide University was one of the most successful institution at the awards. AQUA was formed in 1987, by a small group of researchers at a conference in Mildura, Victoria, Australia. It aims to […]

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2018 SA Climate Leaders Awards

The SA Climate Leaders Awards are shining a light on action being taken by individuals, the community, business and government to address climate change in South Australia. An initiative of the Premier’s Climate Change Council, the awards showcase the innovative work happening across South Australia to grow the future sustainability and resilience of our state through […]

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2018 South Australian Science Excellence Awards Finalists

We’d like to take this opportunity to congratulate the following Environment Institute Members finalists for the 2018 South Australian Science Excellence Awards. Excellence in Research Collaboration The Aboriginal Heritage Project, partnership between the local members of the Aboriginal community, the SA Museum, the University of Adelaide, the University of New South Wales – ACAD Australian Centre […]

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